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Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders Sober
Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders Sober TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A South Dakota program that requires people involved in alcohol-linked crimes to stay away from booze and be closely monitored for drinking appears to reduc...
Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study
Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Along with reducing your flu risk, a flu shot may protect you from a common heart rhythm disorder that significantly increases stroke risk, researchers...
Flu Hits Poor Neighborhoods the Hardest, Study Shows
Flu Hits Poor Neighborhoods the Hardest, Study Shows THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Poor Americans are more likely to be hospitalized with complications from flu than wealthier people, a new study finds. Low vaccination rates, packed hous...
For Super Bowl Fans, Flu Can Be an Unwanted Catch
For Super Bowl Fans, Flu Can Be an Unwanted Catch TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Football fans, take note: You run the risk of being blindsided by the flu if you let your defenses down on Super Bowl Sunday, researchers warn. They analyzed d...
Fitness Could Raise Survival After First Heart Attack
Fitness Could Raise Survival After First Heart Attack MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Being in good shape may improve a person's chances of surviving a first heart attack, a new study indicates. "We knew that fitter people generally live long...
FDA Warns of Lead Poisoning Risk From Cosmetic Clay
FDA Warns of Lead Poisoning Risk From Cosmetic Clay FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A beauty clay sold at major retail outlets may put users at risk for lead poisoning, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Friday. Alikay Naturals Ben...
Face-to-Face Still Trumps Texts for Social Closeness, Studies Find
Face-to-Face Still Trumps Texts for Social Closeness, Studies Find FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While technology use among young people offers some social advantages, face-to-face interaction does a better job of conveying emotional suppo...
Free Nicotine Patches by Mail May Help Smokers Quit
Free Nicotine Patches by Mail May Help Smokers Quit MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Helping smokers quit may be as easy as mailing them free nicotine-replacement patches, even in the absence of counseling or other support, a new Canadian stu...
Flu Season Stays Mild, With Slow Uptick in Activity
Flu Season Stays Mild, With Slow Uptick in Activity FRIDAY, Jan. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Halfway through this year's rather mild flu season, disease activity is still increasing, although slowly, a U.S. health official said Friday. "Activity is c...
Frail Seniors Face Increased Death Risk After Surgery, Study Suggests
Frail Seniors Face Increased Death Risk After Surgery, Study Suggests THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Physical frailty among older people who have elective surgery is linked to a greater risk of death one year later, a new study suggests. ...