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Doctors Rarely Discuss Religion With Critically Ill, Study Says
Doctors Rarely Discuss Religion With Critically Ill, Study Says MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Whatever your religious beliefs, they're unlikely to get addressed in the intensive care unit, a new study finds. Religion or spirituality is imp...
Day Care Won't Cause Aggressive Behavior in Child, Study Finds
Day Care Won't Cause Aggressive Behavior in Child, Study Finds TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Day care does not appear to lead to aggressive behavior in children, according to a new study based on Norwegian children. Parents worried about ...
Dentists Drill Patients for Drug Abuse Information
Dentists Drill Patients for Drug Abuse Information TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Don't be surprised if your next dental checkup includes questions about illicit drug use. A new survey has found that more than three out of every four U.S. ...
Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most U.S. Kids Getting Vaccinated
Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most U.S. Kids Getting Vaccinated THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than nine out of 10 U.S. children entered kindergarten last school year protected with the proper immunizations, federal health officials...
Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study Shows
Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study Shows FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors play an important role in helping people lose weight, a new study finds. Weight loss was double on average for obese patients who felt they had the most...
Don't Let Bedbugs Ruin Your Vacation
Don't Let Bedbugs Ruin Your Vacation THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bedbug infestations are on the rise, but savvy travelers know how to stop the pests from spoiling holiday trips. Before you settle into a hotel room, check for signs of t...
Diabetes Drug Might Also Help Some Patients Lose Weight
Diabetes Drug Might Also Help Some Patients Lose Weight TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of the diabetes drug liraglutide seem to help patients with type 2 diabetes lose weight, a new study suggests. In a trial funded by the drug'...
Deadly Skin Cancer More Common in Organ Transplant Recipients: Study
Deadly Skin Cancer More Common in Organ Transplant Recipients: Study MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who've received organ transplants may face an increased risk for the deadly skin cancer melanoma, a new study suggests. The researche...
Doctor Offers Back-to-School Health Tips
Doctor Offers Back-to-School Health Tips SUNDAY, Aug. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- With the arrival of the new school year, parents need to remember the importance of keeping their children healthy, a pediatrician advises. "As we approach the beginnin...
Don't Let Backpacks Lead to Back Injury
Don't Let Backpacks Lead to Back Injury SATURDAY, Aug. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Backpacks are convenient for students, but they can pose a threat to kids' backs, necks and shoulders if used improperly, an expert says. In 2013, there were more than...