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Kids Still Being Poisoned by Detergent Pods

Kids Still Being Poisoned by Detergent Pods

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Liquid detergent packets or “pods” continue to poison kids years after their makers volunteered to make them safer. Such poisonings fell just 18% between 2015 and 2017, a new study reports. From 2012 to 2017, poison control centers fielded nearly […]

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Health Tip: Prevent Bullying

Health Tip: Prevent Bullying

(HealthDay News) — When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior, they send a message that it is not acceptable, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service says. Latest Healthy Kids News Parents and school staff can help prevent bullying by talking about it, building a safe school environment and creating a community-wide […]

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Calcium Channel Blockers vs. ACE Inhibitors

Calcium Channel Blockers vs. ACE Inhibitors

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Obamacare May Have Boosted Fight Against Ovarian Cancer

Obamacare May Have Boosted Fight Against Ovarian Cancer

Latest Cancer News SUNDAY, June 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — More American women under age 65 have been diagnosed sooner and treated earlier for ovarian cancer since the Affordable Care Act went into effect in 2010, new research shows. And, more women received treatment within 30 days of diagnosis, improving their survival odds, the researchers […]

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Newer Drug Extends Lives of Young Breast Cancer Patients

Newer Drug Extends Lives of Young Breast Cancer Patients

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News SATURDAY, June 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Adding a newer drug to standard hormone therapy lengthens the lives of younger women with advanced breast cancer, a new trial has found. The drug, called Kisqali (ribociclib), is already approved for treating such patients — based on earlier results showing […]

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Menopause and heart health: Why timing hormone therapy is key

Menopause and heart health: Why timing hormone therapy is key

Researchers already know that menopause affects the heart, but a new study suggests that changes start to take place in the years leading up to this phase. The study findings could change how doctors administer hormone replacement therapy. New research suggests that changes in heart health may occur sooner than scientists previously believed. The older […]

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New study links air pollution with atherosclerosis

New study links air pollution with atherosclerosis

New research suggests that chronic exposure to ambient ozone may raise the risk of atherosclerosis and harm arterial health. New findings indicate that smog, which largely consists of ambient ozone, may lead to atherosclerosis, a cardiovascular condition. Atherosclerosis is the result of fatty deposits — such as cholesterol, fat, or cellular waste — accumulating inside […]