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Infant Formula Powder Recalled Due to Possible Metal Contamination

Infant Formula Powder Recalled Due to Possible Metal Contamination

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron that’s made by Perrigo and sold exclusively at Walmart has been recalled due to the possible presence of metal foreign matter. Latest Healthy Kids News The recall covers more than 23,000 35-ounce, 992-gram containers with the Lot Code C26EVFV […]

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Med Students’ Smartphones Loaded With Staph, Other Germs

Med Students’ Smartphones Loaded With Staph, Other Germs

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Smartphones have become an essential part of modern medicine, but they might be exposing patients to potentially deadly staph infections, a new study suggests. Tests of cellphones at a Brazilian medical school revealed that 40% carried Staphylococcus aureus, a common […]

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Brand Castle Cookie and Brownie Mixes Recalled

Brand Castle Cookie and Brownie Mixes Recalled

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Several brands of cookie and brownie mix have been recalled by Brand Castle, LLC because the flour in the mixes may be contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. Latest Infectious Disease News The following mixes, sold in 25-oz and 32-oz glass jars, were […]

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Plavix (clopidogrel) vs. Coumadin (warfarin)

Plavix (clopidogrel) vs. Coumadin (warfarin)

What are the side effects of clopidogrel and warfarin? Clopidogrel The tolerability of clopidogrel is similar to that of aspirin. The more common side effects of clopidogrel are: Ticlopidine (Ticlid) is an antiplatelet medication quite similar to clopidogrel. It has been associated with a severe reduction in white blood cell count in between 0.8% and […]

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Young Female Smokers at Especially High Heart Risk

Young Female Smokers at Especially High Heart Risk

Latest Heart News MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Smoking increases the risk of heart attack in all people, but much more so in young women, a new study shows. British researchers examined data on more than 3,300 cases of acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) that occurred in the Yorkshire region of […]

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The Right Gut Bacteria May Give Athletes an Edge

The Right Gut Bacteria May Give Athletes an Edge

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Digestion News MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Elite athletes’ grueling training regimens may pay off in an unexpected way: The exercise seems to boost levels of a type of gut bacteria that enhances athletic prowess. Researchers found that the bacteria Veillonella were much more common in the guts […]

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Coffee Might Be Your Go-to Brew for Weight Loss

Coffee Might Be Your Go-to Brew for Weight Loss

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Could America’s favorite morning drink also help fight one of its biggest health issues, obesity? That’s the suggestion from a British study that finds coffee stimulates the human body‘s “brown fat,” a heat-generating form of fat that literally […]