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Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes
Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young athletes should undergo heart screening before they play competitive sports, according to new guidelines released by the National Athletic ...
As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds
As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- During the recent "Great Recession," worries about the cost of raising children in an uncertain job market may have spurred an uptick in vasectomies,...
Americans Show Distrust of Medical Profession in Survey
Americans Show Distrust of Medical Profession in Survey WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are less trusting of the medical profession than people in many other countries -- even though they often like their own doctor, a new repor...
All U.S. Residents Returning From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked, CDC Says
All U.S. Residents Returning From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked, CDC Says WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Public health officials plan to actively monitor all U.S. residents returning home from one of the three Ebola-affected nat...
Are U.S. Hospitals Prepared for Ebola?
Are U.S. Hospitals Prepared for Ebola? WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- With two confirmed cases of Ebola contracted by health care workers now being reported at a Dallas hospital, medical centers across the country are scrambling to ensur...
Allergy to Some Metal Implants Linked to Rare Skin Cancer, Study Says
Allergy to Some Metal Implants Linked to Rare Skin Cancer, Study Says TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A rare type of skin cancer has been linked to allergic reactions to metal implants, researchers said. Some patients who have metal devices...
Another Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Better Heart Health
Another Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Better Heart Health TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Following the Mediterranean diet may help reverse a condition known as metabolic syndrome, new research suggests. The study compared a low-fat die...
Anesthetic During Breast-Removal Surgery May Reduce Long-Term Pain
Anesthetic During Breast-Removal Surgery May Reduce Long-Term Pain MONDAY, Oct. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Giving a common local anesthetic to women undergoing breast removal surgery -- a mastectomy -- reduces their risk of persistent pain after the...
Anesthesia Complications Drop by Half, Study Finds
Anesthesia Complications Drop by Half, Study Finds SUNDAY, Oct. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Anesthesia-related complications in the United States have fallen by more than half, while the overall death rate has remained the same, a new study indicates...
Americans Increasingly Anxious About Ebola: Poll
Americans Increasingly Anxious About Ebola: Poll FRIDAY, Oct. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One-quarter of Americans now view Ebola as a major public health threat to the United States, with many saying they'd change their travel plans due to Ebola fea...