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Full Recovery Possible for 2 U.S. Ebola Patients
Full Recovery Possible for 2 U.S. Ebola Patients FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The two American aid workers being treated for Ebola virus face a long, hard road to full recovery, but shouldn't endure long-term illness or disability because...
Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower
Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds. The finding doesn't prove that fitnes...
For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds
For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking while pregnant or around an infant has long been linked to development of asthma and allergies in young children. Now, researchers ha...
Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors
Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Among seniors, dimming vision may be tied to poorer survival, new research suggests. The study involved more than 2,500 people, aged 65 to 84, who were as...
Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds
Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. teens using sunscreen dropped nearly 12 percent in the last decade, a new report shows. During that same time period, the number of teens usin...
Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds
Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Inner city children have a higher-than-normal risk of developing food allergies, a new study finds. Researchers followed 516 inner city children in...
Fewer Unmarried Women Having Children, CDC Reports
Fewer Unmarried Women Having Children, CDC Reports WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer unmarried America women are having babies, with the notable exception of those who are over 35, federal health officials reported Wednesday. Births o...
FDA Approves New Kind of Insomnia Drug
FDA Approves New Kind of Insomnia Drug WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new prescription insomnia drug that's the first of its kind was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday. Belsomra (suvorexant) tablets are app...
For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says
For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack survivors are encouraged to exercise regularly to improve their cardiac health, but new research suggests there's a point...
For Breech Baby, C-Section May Be Safer Option: Study
For Breech Baby, C-Section May Be Safer Option: Study MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breech babies are much more likely to die during vaginal delivery compared with cesarean section, according to a new study. Breech deliveries -- when the b...