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Combative Patients a Hazard for Paramedics
Combative Patients a Hazard for Paramedics SUNDAY, Jan. 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Paramedics are much more likely to be assaulted on the job than firefighters, a new study indicates. "First responders are an interesting group. They go in because th...
Could C-Section Baby Benefit From Mom's Vaginal Fluids?
Could C-Section Baby Benefit From Mom's Vaginal Fluids? MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Dabbing infants delivered by cesarean section with their mothers' vaginal secretions restores some of the potentially helpful bacteria that newborns natur...
Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: Survey
Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: Survey TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children are often taught to be wary of people outside their family. But, a new survey finds that adults at school, daycare and organizations suc...
Cell Treatment Boosted Mice's Life Span by a Third
Cell Treatment Boosted Mice's Life Span by a Third WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mice lived more than one-third longer than normal after scientists eliminated a certain type of cell from their bodies, according to a new study. The findin...
Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?
Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer? THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) might have a slightly increased risk of developing blood cancer, a new study suggests. Children born v...
CDC Adds New Zika Warning for Pregnant Women and Their Sex Partners
CDC Adds New Zika Warning for Pregnant Women and Their Sex Partners FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women with a male sexual partner who has traveled to, or lives in, an area affected by active Zika virus transmission should refrain ...
CDC: Black Americans With HIV Still Less Likely to Get Ongoing Medical Care
CDC: Black Americans With HIV Still Less Likely to Get Ongoing Medical Care FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While HIV diagnoses dropped significantly over the past decade in the United States, blacks with HIV are less likely than whites or Hi...
Chemical That Can Irritate Lungs Found in Flavored E-Cigarettes
Chemical That Can Irritate Lungs Found in Flavored E-Cigarettes FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People using flavored e-cigarettes, particularly ones that taste like cherry, are likely inhaling a chemical that can irritate their airways, a n...
CDC Broadens Zika Virus Travel Alert for Pregnant Women
CDC Broadens Zika Virus Travel Alert for Pregnant Women TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday added two more destinations -- the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic -- to t...
Cancer's Financial Burden Tied to Poorer Survival, Study Finds
Cancer's Financial Burden Tied to Poorer Survival, Study Finds TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The staggering cost of cancer care forces many patients to file for bankruptcy, and that financial stress may play a role in cutting their lives ...