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Some Women Still Getting Pregnant While on Acne Drug Tied to Birth Defects

Some Women Still Getting Pregnant While on Acne Drug Tied to Birth Defects

Latest Pregnancy News MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Hundreds of pregnancies still occur every year among U.S. women taking an acne medication that carries a high risk of birth defects, a new study finds. “While the number of pregnancies among patients taking isotretinoin is low, even 200 pregnancies is too high,” said corresponding […]

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Extreme Eating Habits Could Be an Early Clue to Autism

Extreme Eating Habits Could Be an Early Clue to Autism

Latest Neurology News TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Lots of kids are picky eaters. But when eating habits in young children are extreme, it could be a sign of autism, researchers say. A new study finds atypical eating behaviors — such as hypersensitivity to food textures or pocketing food without swallowing — in […]

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Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Latest Men’s Health News TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Taking testosterone might sound like a good idea for an older man, but a new study suggests the treatment might be bad news for his heart. Men who took it showed a slightly increased risk of heart attack and stroke in the first few […]

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ADHD Meds Help Keep Kids Out of Trouble

ADHD Meds Help Keep Kids Out of Trouble

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Some parents may be reluctant to give their kids powerful stimulants to treat the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but a new review shows the medications bring significant benefits. In addition to helping kids calm down and concentrate in school, […]

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Many Americans Take Antibiotics Without a Prescription

Many Americans Take Antibiotics Without a Prescription

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — No one would argue that antibiotics are an amazing 20th-century innovation, promising a quick cure for bacterial illnesses that might otherwise cause serious harm or death. But they are not without risk, especially when taken without a doctor’s supervision. Yet […]

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AHA News: Where There’s Wildfire Smoke, There May Be Heart Problems

AHA News: Where There’s Wildfire Smoke, There May Be Heart Problems

Latest Heart News MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — When the Tubbs Fire swept through their neighborhood in Santa Rosa, California, in October 2017, there was little time for Richard Grundy and Jamei Haswell to think about how all the smoke they were inhaling was impacting their health. Trees already were burning […]

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Pec Moves That Go Beyond Pushups

Pec Moves That Go Beyond Pushups

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re looking for simple yet effective exercises to work chest muscles, put the pec press and pec fly on your list. Both also target the shoulder muscles, and the press works the triceps of the upper arm. For […]