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Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are obese during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with asthma than normal-weight mothers, a new review suggests. "We found ...
Obamacare Dealt Setback by Federal Appeals Court
Obamacare Dealt Setback by Federal Appeals Court TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a bombshell ruling that could potentially play havoc with Obamacare, a federal appeals court said Tuesday that the financial subsidies provided to millions ...
Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease
Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease TUESDAY, July 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help cut your risk for the fatal neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou...
Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds
Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds TUESDAY, July 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Organic produce and grains contain more protective antioxidants, less pesticide residue and lower levels of the toxic metal cadmium than food raised in traditional...
Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds
Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's safe for healthy older people to donate kidneys, researchers say. Live kidney donation by people 55 and older has become more common in the United St...
Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds
Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity is a growing problem among Hispanic Americans, especially among young adults, a new study shows. After analyzing data from more than 16,300 Hispan...
Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD
Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD MONDAY, July 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obese people, particularly those with excess belly fat, may face a higher risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study suggests. The researchers re...
One Tick Bite Can Equal Two Infections
One Tick Bite Can Equal Two Infections THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you're planning to spend quality time outdoors this summer, new research may give you another reason to guard against ticks. In a New York state study, about one in 1...
One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report
One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a new government survey, one in 25 U.S. drivers said they had fallen asleep at the wheel a least once over the prior month. The study found those m...
Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence: CDC
Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence: CDC WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 50 percent of older Americans struggle with incontinence, a new government report released Wednesday shows. "We found that half the population exp...