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What can cause back pain while breathing?

What can cause back pain while breathing?

If back pain occurs when a person breathes, it can signal an underlying medical condition. In some cases the pain is sharp, and possible causes range from inflammation or infection of the chest to spinal curvature and lung cancer. Back pain while breathing can also indicate a medical emergency, such as a heart attack or […]

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Insomnia: Certain types of brain cell explain genetic risk

Insomnia: Certain types of brain cell explain genetic risk

New research in the journal Nature Genetics identifies individual types of brain cell and brain areas that are involved in insomnia, offering new treatment targets for this condition. New research helps explain why some people struggle to sleep. Insomnia affects about a third of people living in the United States and approximately 770 million people […]

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Health Tip: Protecting Children from the Flu

Health Tip: Protecting Children from the Flu

(HealthDay News) — Flu season is in full swing. Thousands of children under the age of 5 have been hospitalized for the flu in the last decade, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Latest Healthy Kids News The CDC suggests following these precautions to protect younger children: Keep yourself and the child […]

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Obesity a Heartbreaker for Kids

Obesity a Heartbreaker for Kids

Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, Feb. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Obesity and severe obesity have been added to the list of conditions that put children and teens at increased risk for early heart disease. So says a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA). “Parents need to know that some medical conditions […]

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Blood Donation by Teen Girls May Raise Anemia Risk

Blood Donation by Teen Girls May Raise Anemia Risk

Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Giving blood can be a way to help your community, but teenaged girls face special risks when donating, a new study shows. Specifically, they face a higher chance of developing iron deficiency and anemia, so they require additional measures to protect them, the researchers […]

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Cervical ‘Microbiome’ Could Help Predict Cancer Risk

Cervical ‘Microbiome’ Could Help Predict Cancer Risk

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Feb. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The community of bacteria or “microbiome” in a woman’s cervix might be a harbinger of her risk for cervical cancer, a new study suggests. For the study, researchers used genetic analysis to identify bacteria present in samples from 144 Tanzanian women who had cervical cancer […]