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E-Cigarettes Used in 5% of U.S. Homes With Kids

E-Cigarettes Used in 5% of U.S. Homes With Kids

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, May 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As e-cigarettes gain fans, children may be losing out. New research suggests that vaping parents expose children to secondhand fumes that may be as harmful as tobacco smoke. Nearly 5% of U.S. adults living with children use e-cigarettes, according to […]

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Doxycycline vs. Azithromycin

Doxycycline vs. Azithromycin

Doxycycline vs. azithromycin: What’s the difference? Doxycycline and azithromycin are antibiotics used to treat many different types of bacterial infections. Brand names for doxycycline include Vibramycin, Oracea, Adoxa, Atridox, Acticlate, Acticlate Cap, Doryx, Doxteric, Doxy, and Monodox. Brand names for azithromycin include Zithromax, Zithromax Tri-Pak, Zithromax Z-Pak, and Zmax. Doxycycline and azithromycin are different types […]

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Possible Listeria Contamination in L’Explorateur Soft Ripened Cheese: FDA

Possible Listeria Contamination in L’Explorateur Soft Ripened Cheese: FDA

Consumers should not eat and retailers should not sell or serve l’Explorateur soft ripened cheese due to possible listeria contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. Latest Infectious Disease News The product is made in France and sold throughout the United States in small circular wheels in 250-gram quantities. The sell by dates include […]

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Well Water’s Spillover Effect: Heart Damage?

Well Water’s Spillover Effect: Heart Damage?

Latest Heart News TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Does your home draw its water source from a well? A new study finds that well water may be injurious to heart health in young adults — if it contains arsenic. “People drinking water from private wells, which are not regulated, need to be aware […]

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Aerobic Exercise

Aerobic Exercise

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Can Social Media Lead to Eating Disorders?

Can Social Media Lead to Eating Disorders?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Traditional media, including TV and magazine ads, tend to portray ideals of physical perfection that can fuel worries about body image and eating disorders. A study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine found that spending hours […]

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Use of Meds for Enlarged Prostate Might Delay a Cancer Diagnosis

Use of Meds for Enlarged Prostate Might Delay a Cancer Diagnosis

Latest Cancer News MONDAY, May 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Men who take medicines for an enlarged prostate can have years-long delays in their diagnosis of prostate cancer and more advanced prostate cancer when they’re diagnosed, a new study finds. The reason? Drugs in this class — such as Proscar (finasteride) and Avodart (dutasteride) — […]

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How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer

How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer

A recent study concludes that medicinal herbs found in Mauritius contain chemical compounds that inhibit the propagation of cancer cells. Mauritius is a hotbed of unique flora and fauna. Although science has made a great deal of headway in the treatment of cancer, there is still a long way to go. Some researchers, investigating new […]