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U.S. Government Urges Caution When Taking Patients Off Opioid Painkillers

U.S. Government Urges Caution When Taking Patients Off Opioid Painkillers

FRIDAY, Oct. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Doctors should be more cautious when taking chronic pain patients off opioid painkillers, according to a new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services guidance released Thursday. Latest Chronic Pain News The recommendation comes in response to concerns that many doctors have been halting opioid prescriptions too quickly, […]

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Exercise Might Guard Against Heart Damage of Chemo

Exercise Might Guard Against Heart Damage of Chemo

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Oct. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Chemotherapy can be hard on the heart, but an individualized exercise program may mitigate some of that damage, new research suggests. Heart problems are a common side effect in patients with cancer because cancer treatments can impair heart function and structure or accelerate development of […]

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New Treatment Offers Hope for Kids With Deadly Nerve Cancer

New Treatment Offers Hope for Kids With Deadly Nerve Cancer

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Oct. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Early treatment with an immune-boosting therapy might improve the outlook of young children with an advanced form of cancer, a new small study suggests. The trial involved 43 children with high-risk neuroblastoma, a cancer that starts in immature nerve cells. Researchers […]

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What causes cysts on the penis?

What causes cysts on the penis?

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What to know about post-viral syndrome

What to know about post-viral syndrome

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What are the 12 cranial nerves?

What are the 12 cranial nerves?

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How air pollution may lead to hair loss

How air pollution may lead to hair loss

New research might have found an explanation for why outdoor air pollution is likely to cause hair loss. New research sheds light on what causes hair loss. Hair loss affects around two-thirds of men under the age of 35 in the United States, according to the American Hair Loss Association. Also, almost 85% of men […]

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Tying the Knot Is Tied to Longer Life Span, New Data Shows

Tying the Knot Is Tied to Longer Life Span, New Data Shows

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News THURSDAY, Oct. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Married folks not only live longer than singles, but the longevity gap between the two groups is growing, U.S. government health statisticians report. The age-adjusted death rate for the married declined by 7% between 2010 and 2017, according to […]