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Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color
Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Generic drugs used for heart disease commonly get makeovers that change their shape or color -- and that may prompt some patients to stop using them, a new study finds. Experts ...
Doctors More Willing Than General Public to Donate Organs
Doctors More Willing Than General Public to Donate Organs TUESDAY, July 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors are almost twice as likely to sign up as organ donors as the general public, a new study finds. Researchers looked at more than 15,000 doctors...
Donating a Kidney May Carry Hidden Insurance Costs
Donating a Kidney May Carry Hidden Insurance Costs WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who have donated a kidney may have difficulty getting or changing life and health insurance coverage, a new study finds. That could reduce the numbe...
Delayed Retirements May Forestall Predicted Nursing Shortage
Delayed Retirements May Forestall Predicted Nursing Shortage THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The nation's supply of registered nurses has been growing faster than expected, largely because baby boomers in nursing are working longer than ev...
Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals
Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Community hospitals in the southeastern United States have seen a fivefold increase in the number of cases of a dangerous drug-resistant superbug ...
Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Prostate cancer patients are more likely to be diagnosed with aggressive disease, receive less effective treatment and die sooner if they also have depress...
Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds
Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Delaying surgery to repair damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) -- the main ligament in the middle of the knee -- could increase a young a...
Don't Blame Bad Weather for Your Aching Back
Don't Blame Bad Weather for Your Aching Back THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The notion that lower back pain flares up during certain kinds of weather may be all in your head, a new study suggests. Researchers in Australia tracked nearly 1...
Dengue Fever Vaccine Shows Some Promise in Trial
Dengue Fever Vaccine Shows Some Promise in Trial THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A potential vaccine to protect children from the worldwide scourge of dengue fever was somewhat successful in a trial among Asian children. While the vaccine ...
Doctors Need to Protect Athletes From Concussion Risk: Neurologists
Doctors Need to Protect Athletes From Concussion Risk: Neurologists WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Safeguarding athletes from concussion is a moral duty for doctors, according to the largest neurologists' group in the United States. In a ...