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Detergent Pods Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes, Researchers Warn
Detergent Pods Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes, Researchers Warn THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The popular "pods" that hold liquid laundry or dishwasher detergent can pose a danger to kids, especially to their eyes, a new study reports. Research...
Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do
Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fathers face many of the same family and work barriers to exercise as mothers, new research indicates. "A decline or lack of exercise among working parents has...
Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods SATURDAY, Oct. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even determined dieters can fail if they don't have a good selection of healthy foods nearby, researchers say. Their new study included 240 obese people. A...
Drug-Coated Balloon Catheter Approved
Drug-Coated Balloon Catheter Approved MONDAY, Oct. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The first drug-coated balloon catheter designed to clear narrowed or blocked arteries in the thigh and knee has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The...
Dallas Ebola Patient Has Died, Hospital Says
Dallas Ebola Patient Has Died, Hospital Says WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian national who was the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, died Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian ...
Despite Proper Cleaning, Endoscopes May Pass on E. coli
Despite Proper Cleaning, Endoscopes May Pass on E. coli TUESDAY, Oct. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An E. coli outbreak at an Illinois hospital was caused by endoscopes that had bacterial contamination despite being disinfected in the recommended way, a...
Dallas Ebola Patient on Ventilator, Getting Dialysis
Dallas Ebola Patient on Ventilator, Getting Dialysis TUESDAY, Oct. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States is in critical but stable condition, with machines performing life-sustaining functions as he struggl...
Docs More Likely to Prescribe Unneeded Antibiotics Later in Day: Study
Docs More Likely to Prescribe Unneeded Antibiotics Later in Day: Study MONDAY, Oct. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors are more likely to prescribe unnecessary antibiotics for respiratory infections as the day progresses, a new study finds. It appear...
Docs Offer Advice for Combating Respiratory Virus That's Striking Kids
Docs Offer Advice for Combating Respiratory Virus That's Striking Kids FRIDAY, Oct. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As Enterovirus D68 infections continue to spread across the United States, the American Lung Association offers tips on how to protect your...
Drinking Water Contaminant Linked to Pregnancy Complications in Study
Drinking Water Contaminant Linked to Pregnancy Complications in Study FRIDAY, Oct. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A common drinking water contaminant increases the risk of some types of pregnancy complications, a new study suggests. "Our results suggest ...