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Health Tip: Acetaminophen Safety

Latest Prevention & Wellness News (HealthDay News) — Found in more than 600 different medicines, acetaminophen is the most common drug ingredient in the United States, says the Consumer Healthcare Products Association. To use the painkiller safely, the CHPA urges you to: Always read and follow the directions on the label. Never take more than […]

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Health Tip: Treating a Yeast Infection

Latest Women’s Health News (HealthDay News) — Most women will get a vaginal yeast infection at some point, says the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its uncomfortable symptoms may include burning and itching. A yeast infection is typically treated with an antifungal medicine. This drug usually can be purchased over-the-counter, and comes in […]

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New Smartphone Test Detects UTIs in Less Than 30 Minutes

New Smartphone Test Detects UTIs in Less Than 30 Minutes

Latest Women’s Health News Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common infections that account for more than 10 million doctor and hospital visits in the U.S. every year, according to MedicineNet author Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP. Now scientists from the University of Bath have developed a test that quickly diagnoses UTIs using a smartphone camera […]

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Climate Change May Translate Into More Fatal Injuries

Climate Change May Translate Into More Fatal Injuries

Latest Prevention & Wellness News By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If climate change continues unabated, the United States should prepare for an increase in deaths from injuries, a new study claims. Looking at data on injury deaths and temperature over 38 years, researchers found a correlation between unusually high […]

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Good News for People With Persistent Anxiety

Good News for People With Persistent Anxiety

Latest Mental Health News By Rich HolmesHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder need not be a life sentence, a large Canadian study suggests. “It’s so exciting,” said lead author Esme Fuller-Thomson, director of the Institute for Life Course and Aging at the University of Toronto. People […]

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Sports Coaches Recruited to Help Stop Dating Violence

Sports Coaches Recruited to Help Stop Dating Violence

Latest Healthy Kids News By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — So-called “locker-room talk” among boys can actually be used to promote respect toward girls, a new study reports. Teenage boys are less likely to be abusive or sexually violent in a relationship after they’ve taken part in Coaching Boys Into […]

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‘Burnout’ Could Raise Your Odds for A-fib

‘Burnout’ Could Raise Your Odds for A-fib

Latest Heart News TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Feeling exhausted, with too few hours in the day to do what needs to be done? Be careful of burnout — especially after a new study finds it can raise your risk for the dangerous irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation. “A-fib” — long tied […]

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Heart Transplants From Donors With Hepatitis C May Be Safe: Study

Heart Transplants From Donors With Hepatitis C May Be Safe: Study

Latest Heart News MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — One-year survival rates are similar for transplant patients who receive a heart from a donor with hepatitis C or one without the infectious virus, a new study finds. The researchers suggest that using hearts from donors with hepatitis C, a viral infection of the liver, […]