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Longer Rx for Birth Control Pills a Smart Idea for Female Vets: Study

Longer Rx for Birth Control Pills a Smart Idea for Female Vets: Study

Latest Sexual Health News FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Giving U.S. female military veterans a year’s supply of birth control pills would reduce their risk of unwanted pregnancies and lower health care costs, a new study finds. The researchers also found that the health care cost savings would more than outweigh the expense […]

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Family Planning Clinics Given Longer to Comply With New Abortion Rule

Family Planning Clinics Given Longer to Comply With New Abortion Rule

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics will have longer to comply with the Trump administration’s new rule banning them from referring women for abortions, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Latest Pregnancy News The department said it “does not intend to bring enforcement actions” against clinics […]

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Pot Use During Early Pregnancy on the Rise

Pot Use During Early Pregnancy on the Rise

Latest Pregnancy News FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Pot use and pregnancy hardly go hand-in-hand for health reasons, but more American women are using marijuana just before and right after they become pregnant, new research warns. “These findings should alert women’s health clinicians to be aware of potential increases in daily and weekly […]

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Cialis (tadalafil) vs. Levitra (vardenafil)

Cialis (tadalafil) vs. Levitra (vardenafil)

What drugs interact with tadalafil and vardenafil? Tadalafil The breakdown and elimination of tadalafil from the body may be decreased by erythromycin, ketoconazole (Nizoral), itraconazole (Sporanox), indinavir (Crixivan) and ritonavir (Norvir). Therefore, these drugs may increase the levels of tadalafil in the blood. If these drugs are being used at the same time as tadalafil, […]

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Ketorolac vs. Ibuprofen

Ketorolac vs. Ibuprofen

What are the side effects of ketorolac and ibuprofen? Ketorolac Common side effects from ketorolac include: Rare side effects of ketorolac include: Serious side effects of ketorolac include: Stomach ulcers Intestinal bleeding Reduced kidney function Liver failure Other serious adverse events include: NSAIDs reduce the ability of blood to clot and, therefore, increase bleeding after […]

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gabapentin (Gralise) vs. duloxetine (Cymbalta)

gabapentin (Gralise) vs. duloxetine (Cymbalta)

What are the side effects of gabapentin and Cymbalta? Gabapentin The most common side effects of gabapentin are: Other adverse effects and serious side effects associated with gabapentin include: Antiepileptic medications have been associated with an increased risk of suicidal thinking and behavior. Anyone considering the use of antiepileptic drugs must balance this risk of […]

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Many Youngsters Aren’t Ready for Kindergarten

Many Youngsters Aren’t Ready for Kindergarten

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The start of school is just around the corner, but a leading pediatricians’ group warns that many kids entering kindergarten lack the skills they need to succeed in class. To help parents get their young ones ready to start school, […]

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Breastfeeding (and Formula Feeding)

Breastfeeding (and Formula Feeding)

What are the disadvantages and benefits of breastfeeding? The nutritional advantages of breast milk are certainly numerous. The amino acids in breast milk, the building blocks of proteins, are well balanced for the human baby, as are the sugars (primarily lactose) and fats. The baby’s intestinal tract is best aided in its digestion by the […]

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Archer Farms, Fresket Products Recalled

Archer Farms, Fresket Products Recalled

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Archer Farms-brand egg salad, Archer Farms-brand deviled egg sandwiches and Fresket-brand egg salad, tuna salad and Thai lobster salad have been recalled across the United States due to possible listeria contamination, Elevations Foods has announced. Latest Infectious Disease News The recall is for the following products made on […]

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Astronauts: Exercise More in Space, Faint Less on Earth

Astronauts: Exercise More in Space, Faint Less on Earth

Latest Heart News FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As Americans mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and man’s first steps on the surface of the moon, a new study offers a solution for a vexing problem that many astronauts experience on their return to Earth. All the time that astronauts […]