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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, […]

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Not All Sugars Are Created Equal

Not All Sugars Are Created Equal

Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, May 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to sugars in food, you’re far better off having a bowl of blueberries than a granola bar, a nutritionist says. Added sugars just aren’t the same as natural sugars, noted Kara Shifler Bowers, a registered dietitian at Penn State […]

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Post-Hospital Low Blood Sugar a Danger to Diabetics

Post-Hospital Low Blood Sugar a Danger to Diabetics

Latest Diabetes News TUESDAY, May 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you are a diabetes patient, can having low blood sugar levels when you are discharged from the hospital be dangerous to your health? That’s what a new study discovered: Those patients had a 40% increased risk of readmission and an increased risk of early […]