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Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds
Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cesarean delivery was the most common inpatient surgery in the United States in 2011 and was used in nearly one-third of all deliveries, research...
Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery: Study
Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery: Study TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a study of more than 1 million cancer patients who had surgery, Harvard researchers found that almost 5 percent died within one month of th...
New York's JFK Airport Begins Screening Passengers for Ebola
New York's JFK Airport Begins Screening Passengers for Ebola SATURDAY, Oct. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kennedy International Airport in New York City started screening travelers from West Africa for Ebola on Saturday, the first of five major U.S. ai...
New Prosthetic Hands Restore Sense of Touch to Amputees
New Prosthetic Hands Restore Sense of Touch to Amputees WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People take the sense of touch for granted -- until it isn't there, says Igor Spetic, who lost that ability four years ago. For months after an acciden...
No New Ebola Infections in Dallas: CDC
No New Ebola Infections in Dallas: CDC SATURDAY, Oct. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- No new cases of Ebola have developed among more than four dozen people possibly exposed to the deadly virus in Dallas, public health officials said Saturday. Health work...
No Testosterone Therapy for Healthy Women, New Guidelines State
No Testosterone Therapy for Healthy Women, New Guidelines State FRIDAY, Oct. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy women should not be diagnosed with testosterone deficiency and should not be prescribed testosterone therapy, a new guideline from the End...
New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks
New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have pinpointed a molecule that may trigger potentially life-threatening asthma attacks brought on by colds. The researchers say this finding could o...
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The ninth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held Saturday at more than 5,200 sites across the United States, the federal Drug Enforceme...
Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay
Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking nature walks with other people may lower your stress levels and reduce your risk of depression, a new study suggests. The study included nearly 2,0...
Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC
Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An estimated 1.8 million Americans aged 14 to 39 are infected with the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia, and many don't know it, federal health...