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Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?
Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing? FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eating more fish may reduce a woman's risk for hearing loss, according to a large new study. Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston found that consuming at lea...
ER Patients Often Confuse Role of Emergency Contacts
ER Patients Often Confuse Role of Emergency Contacts FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When a doctor requests emergency contact information, emergency room patients often assume they're being asked for the person they'd like to make medical d...
Europeans Are Descendants of at Least 3 Ancient Human Groups: Study
Europeans Are Descendants of at Least 3 Ancient Human Groups: Study WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Present-day Europeans are the descendants of at least three groups of ancient humans, according to a new study. Previous research suggest...
ER Waiting Times Vary Significantly, Studies Find
ER Waiting Times Vary Significantly, Studies Find THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to emergency room waiting times, patients seeking care at larger urban hospitals are likely to spend more time staring down the clock than tho...
Estrogen Receptor May Play a Role in Autism
Estrogen Receptor May Play a Role in Autism THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Significantly lower levels of a key estrogen receptor may play a role in autism spectrum disorders, according to a new study. This link between autism and sex hor...
Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study
Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A few extra pounds might do more than test the strength of that belt around your waist, a small study suggests: You could also boost your blood p...
E-Cigarette Refills Pose Danger to Kids, Experts Say
E-Cigarette Refills Pose Danger to Kids, Experts Say TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nicotine refill cartridges used in e-cigarettes can be opened by young children, putting them at risk for nicotine poisoning, doctors warn. The safety of t...
ER Visits Up for High Blood Pressure
ER Visits Up for High Blood Pressure TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Emergency room visits for high blood pressure jumped 25 percent in the United States in recent years, according to a new study. The finding -- based on nearly 4 million U....
Exercise Might Curb His Nightly Trips to the Bathroom
Exercise Might Curb His Nightly Trips to the Bathroom FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Physical activity might reduce a man's chances of having to get up more than once a night to urinate, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from ...
Ebola Outbreak Still Not Under Control: Officials
Ebola Outbreak Still Not Under Control: Officials WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is outpacing efforts to control it, could pose a global threat and will cost at least $600 million to contain it, U.S. and...