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Many Hospital Patients Not Asked About Supplements: Study
Many Hospital Patients Not Asked About Supplements: Study TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most hospitalized Americans aren't asked if they take dietary supplements, such as multivitamins, a new study suggests. "If clinicians are unaware of ...
Memory, Thinking Tests May Hint at Alzheimer's Risk
Memory, Thinking Tests May Hint at Alzheimer's Risk WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mistakes made on memory and thinking tests may be early warning signs of Alzheimer's disease, researchers report. Low scores on such tests could serve as ...
Many More Women Than Men Living to 100
Many More Women Than Men Living to 100 THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men are less likely than women to reach 100, but those who do tend to be healthier than their female peers, a new study finds. Although women are four times more likely...
Many Doctors Underestimate Risks of Prescription Painkillers: Survey
Many Doctors Underestimate Risks of Prescription Painkillers: Survey FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors who are ill-informed about narcotic painkillers are unintentionally contributing to their misuse, new research suggests. Almost half...
Many Americans Wait Too Long for Needed Health Care: Report
Many Americans Wait Too Long for Needed Health Care: Report MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Health care wait times vary widely across the United States, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM). At best, some people rec...
Millennials More Accepting of Working Moms Than Past Generations
Millennials More Accepting of Working Moms Than Past Generations MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young Americans are more accepting of working mothers than previous generations were, a new study finds. The views of millennials -- those born ...
Most U.S. Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed: Study
Most U.S. Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed: Study TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New cases of hepatitis C are drastically underreported to federal officials, researchers contend in a new study. And they suggested that may be hampering ...
Make CPR, Defibrillator Training Mandatory for High School Graduation: Experts
Make CPR, Defibrillator Training Mandatory for High School Graduation: Experts TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Far too few Americans are surviving cardiac arrest, and a new report issued Tuesday by a federally appointed panel of experts set...
Millions of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease
Millions of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of long-term smokers may have undiagnosed lung disease, a new study finds. Fifty-five percent of those who pass lung function tests still have a r...
More Than Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Now Overweight or Obese: Study
More Than Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Now Overweight or Obese: Study MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than one-third of Americans are currently at a healthy weight, with the rest of the population either overweight or obese, a new report ...