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More Extreme Preemies Are Surviving, Study Finds
More Extreme Preemies Are Surviving, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More extremely premature U.S. infants -- those born after only 22 to 28 weeks of gestation -- are surviving, a new study finds. From 2000 to 2011, deaths amo...
Many Women of Childbearing Age Take Narcotic Painkillers: CDC
Many Women of Childbearing Age Take Narcotic Painkillers: CDC THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Too many women of childbearing age take narcotic painkillers, putting any unborn babies at risk, U.S. health officials said Thursday. Thirty-nine...
Most Americans Have Access to 'Exercise Opportunities,' Study Finds
Most Americans Have Access to 'Exercise Opportunities,' Study Finds THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than three-quarters of Americans live close to at least one park or recreational facility, giving many people opportunity to exercise,...
Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds
Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly three-quarters of American parents place their children in forward-facing car seats before it's safe to do so, a new study reveals. Guidelin...
Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds
Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only about half of American girls begin receiving the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine at the recommended age, a new study finds. HPV is believed to ca...
Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer
Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many women with breast cancer lack basic knowledge about their disease, such as their cancer stage and other characteristics, according to a new study. The...
Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study
Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using morphine at home to treat pain in children after tonsil and/or adenoid removal may cause life-threatening respiratory problems, according ...
Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids
Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Parents might order fewer calories for their children if menus included calorie counts or information on how much walking would be required to burn of...
MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds
MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Prostate biopsies that combine MRI technology with ultrasound appear to give men better information regarding the seriousness of their cancer, a new s...
More Than 2 Million Years of Life Saved With Organ Transplants, Experts Estimate
More Than 2 Million Years of Life Saved With Organ Transplants, Experts Estimate WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Organ transplants have saved more than 2 million years of life in the United States over 25 years, new research shows. But le...