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Heart Device May Cut Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Heart Device May Cut Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat: Study SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new implanted heart device might be more effective than blood-thinning medications in reducing stroke risk for people suffering from ...
Health Highlights: Nov. 17, 2014
Health Highlights: Nov. 17, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: First Day of Open Enrollment for Obamacare Goes Smoothly: Officials About 100,000 Americans submitted applications...
Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down
Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research on healthy eating has found that home cooking is better than restaurant fare, and that kids who are offered more nutritious food in school cafeterias rare...
Head Trauma in Abused Babies, Toddlers Can Have Lifelong Impact
Head Trauma in Abused Babies, Toddlers Can Have Lifelong Impact MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Half of children who experience a severe abusive head trauma before the age of 5 will die before they turn 21, according to a new study. In addit...
Health Tip: What's Behind Your Sore Throat?
Health Tip: What's Behind Your Sore Throat? (HealthDay News) -- A sore throat has a litany of possible causes, including an allergy, air pollution, dry air or exposure to tobacco smoke. The culprit also may be a virus, notably the common cold. The U.S...
Health Tip: Cutting Back on Salt
Health Tip: Cutting Back on Salt (HealthDay News) -- Too much salt can boost your blood pressure and spur related complications such as heart failure. The Cleveland Clinic suggests how to consume less salt: Eat fresh foods, rather than packaged or pre...
Health Tip: Enjoying Dried Fruit
Health Tip: Enjoying Dried Fruit (HealthDay News) -- Dried fruit is a versatile, tasty and budget-friendly way to include fruit in your daily diet. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests how to choose dried fruit: Pay attention to serving siz...
Health Tip: Make Holiday Beverages Healthier
Health Tip: Make Holiday Beverages Healthier (HealthDay News) -- The holidays are rich with family, fun and food, which often includes high-calorie, high-fat drinks. The American Heart Association suggests how to make holiday beverages healthier: If y...
Health Highlights: Nov. 18, 2014
Health Highlights: Nov. 18, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Second Face Transplant Performed at Cleveland Clinic A second face transplant was performed at the Cleveland Clini...
Health Highlights: Nov. 19, 2014
Health Highlights: Nov. 19, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Worst-Case Ebola Scenario Won't Happen: CDC The worst-case scenario for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will not...