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Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests: Report

Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests: Report

WEDNESDAY, May 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Nearly two-thirds of sunscreens that were analyzed failed safety tests proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Environmental Working Group said Wednesday. Latest Skin News The findings are in the nonprofit consumer advocacy group’s latest edition of its annual Guide to Sunscreens, CNN reported. The group […]

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Health Tip: Taking Care of Your Voice

Health Tip: Taking Care of Your Voice

(HealthDay News) — Each year, about 18 million adults in the United States report problems with their voice, says the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Latest Prevention & Wellness News From singers to teachers, many people use their voice for work. To prevent chronic voice problems, the agency suggests: Don’t abuse drugs. […]

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Quieter NICUs a Good Rx for Premature Babies

Quieter NICUs a Good Rx for Premature Babies

Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, May 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Shhhhh. Preterm infants can benefit from quiet times in hospital neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), a new study says. High noise levels are known to harm health, and infants in NICUs are especially vulnerable, so some NICUs have created quiet times to limit potentially dangerous […]

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Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM)

Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM)

Medically Reviewed on 5/15/2019 References SOURCE: United States. National Institutes of Health. National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. “Inclusion body myositis.” May 1, 2019. <https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/diseases/3896/inclusion-body-myositis>

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Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Zoloft (sertraline)

Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Zoloft (sertraline)

Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Zoloft (sertraline): What’s the difference? Klonopin (clonazepam and Zoloft (sertraline) are used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. Clonazepam is also used to prevent certain types of seizures and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Sertraline is also used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). A brand […]

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Thriving in a Multi-Generational Home

Thriving in a Multi-Generational Home

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, May 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re part of a multi-generational home, you’re in good company. The number of Americans living with two or more adult generations of one family rose during the last recession and has grown to an all-time high during the recovery. […]

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Brain Bleed Risk Puts Safety of Low-Dose Aspirin in Doubt

Brain Bleed Risk Puts Safety of Low-Dose Aspirin in Doubt

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News TUESDAY, May 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Let’s say you’re one of the millions of older adults who takes a low-dose aspirin religiously, in the belief that it will guard against heart disease and heart attacks. Now, a new review suggests your risk of a brain bleed outweighs […]

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Health Tip: Treating a Charley Horse

Health Tip: Treating a Charley Horse

(HealthDay News) — “Charley horse” is another name for a muscle spasm or cramp of the leg. When a muscle cramps, it contracts involuntarily and does not relax. Latest Exercise & Fitness News To treat a charley horse, MedlinePlus suggests: Stop activity. Try stretching and massaging the muscle. Use heat to relax the muscle initially, […]