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FDA Orders Label Warning on Alcohol Use With ‘Female Viagra’

FDA Orders Label Warning on Alcohol Use With ‘Female Viagra’

Latest Sexual Health News FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A drug touted as a “female Viagra” can cause severe low blood pressure and fainting when used with alcohol, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. As a result, the agency has ordered the drug’s maker Sprout Pharmaceuticals to make a safety labeling change […]

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Caregiving May Not Be as Taxing to Your Health as Feared

Caregiving May Not Be as Taxing to Your Health as Feared

Latest Senior Health News FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Being a family caregiver may not be as hazardous to your health as most people think, researchers say. Decades of research papers and media reports have warned that family caregivers are at risk for health declines. One suggested reason is that the stress of […]

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Health Tip: Horseback Trail Riding Safety

Health Tip: Horseback Trail Riding Safety

(HealthDay News) –Horseback trail riding is a fun, leisure activity for many Americans. However, it is important to follow rules for trail safety, says the Minnesota State Department of Natural Resources. Latest Prevention & Wellness News It encourages people to: Wear a helmet and appropriate footwear. If your horse kicks, tie a red ribbon in […]

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Electrical Implant Helps Brain-Damaged Woman

Electrical Implant Helps Brain-Damaged Woman

An electrical implant restored near-normal levels of brain function to a woman with long-term problems from a major brain injury nearly two decades ago, researchers say. Latest Neurology News The implant stimulates activity in key areas of the brain, The New York Times reported. The woman, in her early 40s, was a student when she […]

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Could Treating Gut Bacteria Help Ease Autism Symptoms?

Could Treating Gut Bacteria Help Ease Autism Symptoms?

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Scientists suspect that your gut microbiome — the mix of bacteria that inhabit your intestines — affects your health in many ways, but a surprising new finding suggests that a healthy microbiome may even ease the symptoms of autism. The small […]

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Get Back to Nature to Put Stress at Bay

Get Back to Nature to Put Stress at Bay

Latest Mental Health News SATURDAY, April 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A small daily dose of nature may be the perfect prescription for stress. An eight-week study found that people who spent at least 20 minutes a day in places that made them feel connected to nature had significantly lower levels of the stress hormone […]

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Helping the Young Mind Grow

Helping the Young Mind Grow

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Whether you call it snowplow, bulldozer or helicopter parenting, these child-rearing styles have gotten a lot of attention recently, and the acknowledgment that they may not be the best way to raise a confident, well-adjusted young person. Moving obstacles out […]

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Newborn’s ‘Microbiome’ Could Give Clues to Weight Later

Newborn’s ‘Microbiome’ Could Give Clues to Weight Later

Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A newborn‘s first stool holds telltale clues about his risk for becoming an overweight 3-year-old, according to a European study. The clues come from the population of bacteria (microbiome) in the baby’s gut. Finnish researchers used genetic sequencing to analyze the first stool produced […]

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Young Athletes Need to Be Sidelined After Bout of Mono

Young Athletes Need to Be Sidelined After Bout of Mono

Latest Infectious Disease News SUNDAY, April 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Young sports buffs recovering from mononucleosis may be itching to return to the game they love. But one expert says the risk of suffering a burst spleen during play means staying on the sideline longer than some would like. Along with extreme fatigue, sore […]