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U.S. Suicide Rate Rose 33% Between 1999 and 2017

U.S. Suicide Rate Rose 33% Between 1999 and 2017

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The United States’ suicide rate in 2017 was 33% higher than in 1999 and is at its highest since World War II, according to a new study. Latest Mental Health News It found that suicide rates among Americans ages 15-64 rose from 10.5 per 100,000 in 1999 to […]

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Ketorolac vs. ketoprofen

Ketorolac vs. ketoprofen

Ketorolac vs. ketoprofen: What’s the difference? Ketorolac and ketoprofen are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used to treat different types of pain. Ketorolac is used for short-term management (up to 5 days) of moderately severe acute pain that otherwise would require narcotics. Ketoprofen is used for the management of the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, […]

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Ketorolac vs. diclofenac

Ketorolac vs. diclofenac

Ketorolac vs. diclofenac: What’s the difference? Ketorolac and diclofenac are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used to treat varying levels of pain. Ketorolac is used for short-term management (up to 5 days) of moderately severe acute pain that otherwise would require narcotics. Diclofenac is used to treat mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation caused by […]

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Kindergarten Behavior Linked to Life Earnings in Study

Kindergarten Behavior Linked to Life Earnings in Study

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Believe it or not, how your kid acts in kindergarten might impact his earning potential years later, a new study suggests. Canadian researchers found that boys and girls who were identified by their kindergarten teachers as inattentive earned nearly $1,300 […]

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Frozen Avocado Recalled Due to Potential Listeria Threat

Frozen Avocado Recalled Due to Potential Listeria Threat

Latest Infectious Disease News WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Although no illnesses have yet been reported, the makers of Signature Select Avocado Chunks are issuing a product recall due to possible contamination with the listeria germ. In a statement issued Tuesday, Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods said the recall is “based on strict precautionary […]

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Long Work Hours Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke

Long Work Hours Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Being first at the office and the last to leave may help get you that promotion, but new research warns that working long hours may not be so good for your heart. And the longer you do it, the higher your […]

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Statins May Lower Risk of Stroke After Cancer Radiotherapy

Statins May Lower Risk of Stroke After Cancer Radiotherapy

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Radiation treatment for cancer can damage the heart and blood vessels, increasing the risk for a stroke or heart attack. But a new study suggests cholesterol-lowering drugs can significantly reduce that risk. The researchers reported that taking statins may lower the […]