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Gabapentin, Opioids a Deadly Duo: FDA

Gabapentin, Opioids a Deadly Duo: FDA

Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, Dec. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — New warnings about the risk of dangerous breathing difficulties when gabapentinoids are used with opioids or by certain patients must now appear on product labels, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday. Serious breathing problems that can lead to death can occur in patients […]

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Pet Dogs May Reduce Kids’ Schizophrenia Risk

Pet Dogs May Reduce Kids’ Schizophrenia Risk

Latest Mental Health News By Peter Schelden on 12/20/2019 3:25 PM Source: MedicineNet Health News Can having a pet dog early in life protect you from schizophrenia? That’s the surprising result of a Johns Hopkins study released this month. Researchers interviewed more than 1,300 adults, about 1/3 of whom had been diagnosed with schizophrenia. They […]

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12 Million Americans Drove While Stoned Last Year

12 Million Americans Drove While Stoned Last Year

Latest Mental Health News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans, teens and young adults in particular, are driving while high on pot and other illegal drugs, U.S. health officials report. According to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 12 million drivers […]

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Health Tip: Taking Your Child on a Plane

Health Tip: Taking Your Child on a Plane

Latest Healthy Kids News (HealthDay News) — Flying with a small child can be dangerous without the proper equipment, especially if the ride gets bumpy. Holding your little one in your arms during turbulence is not safe. If you’re taking a child under 40 pounds on a plane, USAGov urges you to keep your child […]

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U.S. Listeria Outbreak Linked to Hard-Boiled Eggs: CDC

U.S. Listeria Outbreak Linked to Hard-Boiled Eggs: CDC

Latest Infectious Disease News FRIDAY, Dec. 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The source of a listeria outbreak that’s sickened seven people in five states (Florida, Maine, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas) appears to be hard-boiled eggs produced by Almark Foods of Gainesville, Ga., the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Four people have […]

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Diphtheria

Diphtheria

Diphtheria Symptom Sore Throat Pain in the throat may be caused by a variety of inflammations of the larynx, pharynx, or tonsils. Throat soreness is typically associated with painful swallowing. Inflammation of the pharynx (pharyngitis) is the most common form of sore throat and is usually from virus infection. Read more about causes of sore […]

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Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)

Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)

Diabetes Symptoms in Women (Early and Late) Diabetes symptoms in women include vaginal itching, pain, or discharge, loss if interest or pain after having sex, polycystic ovarian syndrome (POS), and urinary tract infections or UTIs (which are more common in women. Symptoms of diabetes that are the same in women and men are excessive thirst […]

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Routine Ear Wax ‘Flush’ Leaves Woman’s Face Paralyzed

Routine Ear Wax ‘Flush’ Leaves Woman’s Face Paralyzed

Latest Hearing News By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In what doctors say is an extremely rare occurrence, a woman in her 70s went to her doctor to have impacted ear wax removed and wound up with permanent paralysis in her face. The case report was described by British physicians […]

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AHA News: Are You Drinking Enough During Winter Months?

AHA News: Are You Drinking Enough During Winter Months?

Latest Digestion News THURSDAY, Dec. 19, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Remembering to drink enough water is easy during the summer, when higher temperatures and outdoor activities drive the point home. But staying adequately hydrated is just as important during the winter. Environmental humidity plays a role, said Stavros Kavouras, who directs the Hydration […]