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Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups
Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In obese people with asthma, weight-loss surgery has been linked to a significant reduction in serious asthma flare-ups, new research suggests. "We fo...
Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men
Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research may help explain why obese men are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than obese women. As people become overweight, their skeletal muscle dev...
When to Keep Kids Home From School
When to Keep Kids Home From School FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Trying to determine whether to keep a child home from school due to illness can be difficult for parents, but a pediatrician offers some advice on how to make that call. "Be...
Why Isn't There Any Cheap, Generic Insulin?
Why Isn't There Any Cheap, Generic Insulin? WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research examines why people with diabetes who depend on injections of lifesaving insulin still have no cheaper generic options to treat their disease. "Surp...
Workplace Suicides on the Rise, Study Finds
Workplace Suicides on the Rise, Study Finds TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Workplace suicides are on the rise in the United States, and people in protective services jobs -- such as police and firefighters -- are at the greatest risk, a n...
White House Reports Historic Drop in Uninsured Americans
White House Reports Historic Drop in Uninsured Americans MONDAY, March 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Obama Administration reported Monday the largest drop in the number of Americans without health insurance since the Johnson administration expanded...
When One Spouse Exercises, the Other May Start, Too
When One Spouse Exercises, the Other May Start, Too FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you start an exercise program, it might inspire your spouse to do the same, a new study says. "When it comes to physical fitness, the best peer pressure t...
Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack
Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women having heart attacks get to the hospital for treatment later than men and are more likely to die, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data fro...
When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic
When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some babies spit up more than others, but it doesn't necessarily mean they have a problem, an expert says. A baby's stomach is small and can tolerate only small amounts of food...
Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others
Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- After undergoing weight-loss surgery, women are significantly less prone to diabetes during pregnancy but twice as likely to deliver ...