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Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study
Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who are "resistant" to aspirin may be at risk for larger, more severe strokes, South Korean researchers report. Doctors often prescribe low-dose as...
Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study
Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The water used to mix baby formula plays the biggest role in whether formula-fed babies are exposed to increased levels of arsenic, according to a n...
A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study
A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting junk food from kids' diets is important, but if a little sugar and fat helps them eat their veggies, that's a good trade-off, a leading group o...
A Doctor's Advice, a Patient's Race Influence Flu Shot Rates
A Doctor's Advice, a Patient's Race Influence Flu Shot Rates TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A doctor's recommendation and a patient's race may play a big role in whether or not people get an annual flu shot, new research reveals. Researche...
After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack
After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Intense anger or anxiety greatly increases the risk of heart attack, a new study warns. "While the absolute risk of any one anger episode triggering a heart attack is...
ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death
ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those without the common disorder, a new study finds. ...
Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria
Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A common ingredient in many processed foods might increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and metabolic syndrome, a new study in mice sugges...
Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study
Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Airport screenings for infectious diseases often miss 50 percent or more of sick travelers, mostly because people do not tell the truth about their...
Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better
Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For people who are obese and sedentary, any exercise can help trim belly fat, but it may take a bit more effort to get other health benefits, a new stud...
Americans Still Divided Over Obamacare
Americans Still Divided Over Obamacare THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Affordable Care Act remains one of the most significant -- and controversial -- achievements of President Barack Obama's presidency. And Americans remain deeply div...