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Patterns of antibiotic use may predict cardiovascular risk

Patterns of antibiotic use may predict cardiovascular risk

A new study that analyzed the health information of thousands of women found that prolonged antibiotic use is correlated with a higher risk of experiencing a cardiovascular event. Women may wish to consider limiting their use of antibiotics to prevent cardiovascular issues. Scientists at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, Harvard Medical School and Harvard […]

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Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Buspar (buspirone)

Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Buspar (buspirone)

Clonazepam vs. buspirone: What’s the difference? Klonopin (clonazepam) and Buspar (buspirone) are used to provide short-term relief of symptoms in the treatment of anxiety. Clonazepam is primarily used to treat panic disorder, to prevent certain types of seizures, and to treat Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Buspirone is especially effective in persons with limited to moderate generalized anxiety. […]

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Is Chlamydia Contagious?

Is Chlamydia Contagious?

Is chlamydia contagious? Chlamydia is a contagious STD (sexually transmitted disease). Chlamydia bacteria cause the most common STD in United States. Approximately 3,000,000 women and men become infected every year. Chlamydia is most common among women and men under the age of 25. Chlamydia is caused by the gram-negative bacteria from the genus Chlamydia (C. […]

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‘Exposure Therapy’ May Work Best for PTSD Plus Drinking Problems

‘Exposure Therapy’ May Work Best for PTSD Plus Drinking Problems

Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, April 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) combined with a drinking problem, the type of psychotherapy prescribed can make a difference in recovery rates, a new study finds. So-called prolonged exposure therapy is more effective than coping skills therapy in helping these patients, according […]

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Fatal Drug ODs Surging Among Young Americans

Fatal Drug ODs Surging Among Young Americans

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, April 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The cost of America’s opioid epidemic just keeps rising, with new research showing that overdose deaths among teens and young adults are soaring. The death rate from drug overdoses rose from eight in every 100,000 people aged 15 to 24 […]

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Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Ambien (zolpidem)

Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Ambien (zolpidem)

Clonazepam vs. Ambien: What’s the difference? Clonazepam and Ambien (zolpidem) are used to treat insomnia. Clonazepam is primarily used for treating panic disorder and preventing certain types of seizures, treating Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, and providing short-term relief of anxiety symptoms. A brand name for clonazepam is Klonopin. Clonazepam and Ambien belong to different drug classes. Clonazepam […]

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Why Kids Should Play More Than One Sport

Why Kids Should Play More Than One Sport

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, April 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Playing team sports is a great way to teach kids life lessons about leadership, teamwork and how to socialize with peers. Sports are also a great way to build self-esteem and gain physical skills. Most important, they’re fun. But too […]