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Tonsillitis and Adenoiditis

Tonsillitis and Adenoiditis

What causes tonsillitis and adenoid infections? The most common problems occurring with the tonsils and adenoids are acute, recurrent, or chronic infections and significant enlargement (hypertrophy). Acute tonsillitis Acute tonsillitis is an infection of the tonsils caused by one of several possible types of bacteria or viruses. Symptoms of acute tonsillitis can either come on […]

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Suicide Rates Fall When States Raise Minimum Wage: Study

Suicide Rates Fall When States Raise Minimum Wage: Study

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The link between paychecks and mental health just got a little stronger. New research suggests that raising the minimum wage might slow the rate of suicides in the United States. The review of all 50 states found that between 2006 […]

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Pros, Cons to Multiple Meds for Nursing Home Residents

Pros, Cons to Multiple Meds for Nursing Home Residents

Latest Heart News TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There’s an upside and a downside to prescribing nursing home residents a long list of medicines, new research confirms. Taking multiple meds can boost a resident’s odds of survival after a heart attack, for example, but it may also lower their ability to safely perform […]

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Hunt’s Tomato Paste Recalled for Mold Danger

Hunt’s Tomato Paste Recalled for Mold Danger

Possible mold contamination has led to the recall of 6-ounce cans of Hunt’s Tomato Paste No Salt Added, Conagra Brands Inc. says. Latest Infectious Disease News After the canning process, some cans might have been damaged, creating the potential for mold. The recalled products were sold in the United States. Consumers with the recalled products, […]

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Expert Tips for Reducing Running Injuries

Expert Tips for Reducing Running Injuries

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Most runners are enthusiastic about their sport and take steps to work out safely. But injuries like stress fractures and muscle strains, among others, are common and can sideline you, sometimes for weeks if not months. Researchers point to […]

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Good Sleep a Must for Teens With ADHD

Good Sleep a Must for Teens With ADHD

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Teenagers tend to shortchange themselves on sleep, but when they have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), that can really hamper their thinking skills, researchers say. The new study included teen volunteers with ADHD who spent a week in which their sleep was restricted to 6.5 hours […]

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Preventing Kids’ Food Allergies Starts in Infancy

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Allergies News TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s a scary statistic: Every three minutes, an allergic reaction to a food sends someone to the emergency department, according to the nonprofit group Food Allergy Research & Education. Food allergies affect one in every 13 children under age 18. Eight […]