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Got Flu? Deal Quickly With Complications

Got Flu? Deal Quickly With Complications

Latest Cold and Flu News SUNDAY, Feb. 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Fighting the flu can be an unpleasant experience — but the misery may not stop there. When you have the flu, your immune system is under attack, making complications common. Other infections can weasel their way into your body, according to Libby Richards, […]

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Shovel That Snow, but Spare Your Back

Shovel That Snow, but Spare Your Back

Latest Chronic Pain News SATURDAY, Feb. 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Almost everyone gets stuck shoveling snow at some point during the winter. To prevent back pain and strain, one spinal expert has some advice. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Srinivasu Kusuma, from the University of Chicago Medicine Medical Group, noted it’s all in the precautions you […]

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New Study Supports Lowering Age of First Colonoscopy

New Study Supports Lowering Age of First Colonoscopy

Latest Cancer News By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The rate of colon cancer among Americans spikes sharply between the ages of 49 and 50, a new study finds — supporting the case for earlier screening for the disease. Researchers say the uptick between those two ages does not reflect […]

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Lumbar Lordosis: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Cure

What is lumbar lordosis? Is It painful? A symptom of lumbar lordosis is pronounced buttocks. Lumbar lordosis is the inward curve of the lumbar spine in the lower back. A small degree of lordosis (inward curvature) is normal. The spine in the neck also has lordosis (cervical lordosis).  Normal lumbar (lower spine) lordosis is not […]

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First Treatment for Peanut Allergy Approved by FDA

Latest Allergies News MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The first treatment for peanut allergy has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Palforzia — a specially prepared peanut powder that’s consumed daily in small amounts that are gradually increased over months — helps children and teens better tolerate peanuts so that […]

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Want Fewer UTIs? Go Vegetarian, Study Suggests

Want Fewer UTIs? Go Vegetarian, Study Suggests

Latest Women’s Health News By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Urinary tract infections plague millions of Americans. Now new research suggests that what they eat might have a role to play. The Taiwanese study compared UTI rates among nearly 10,000 Buddhists living in the island nation, about a third of […]

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Too Much Super Bowl Can Mean Too Little Sleep

Too Much Super Bowl Can Mean Too Little Sleep

Latest Sleep News FRIDAY, Jan. 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Your Super Bowl party this Sunday may leave you feeling beat on Monday morning, a new survey finds. A survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine found that nearly 40% of U.S. adults are more tired than usual the day after the Super Bowl. […]

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Spring Time Change Tied to More Fatal Car Crashes

Spring Time Change Tied to More Fatal Car Crashes

Latest Sleep News THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Turning the clocks ahead one hour in the spring and losing an hour of sleep increases the risk of fatal car crashes, new research shows. For the study, the researchers analyzed data on nearly 733,000 fatal car crashes that occurred between 1996 and 2017 in […]

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Many Moms-to-Be Are Stressed, and it Might Affect Baby’s Brain

Many Moms-to-Be Are Stressed, and it Might Affect Baby’s Brain

Latest Pregnancy News By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Many mothers-to-be feel overwhelmed by stress, and it might have implications for their babies‘ brain development in the womb, a new study suggests. The researchers found that even in a group of highly educated, healthy pregnant women, stress and anxiety were […]

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Number of Americans Headed to ER for Suicidal Thoughts, Self-Harm Keeps Rising

Number of Americans Headed to ER for Suicidal Thoughts, Self-Harm Keeps Rising

Latest Mental Health News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Men and women are flooding America’s emergency rooms because of suicidal thoughts and injuries caused by harming themselves, federal health officials reported Thursday. In fact, these types of emergency room visits shot up 25.5% from 2017 to 2018, according to […]