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Many Donor Livers for Sickest Patients Rejected, Study Finds
Many Donor Livers for Sickest Patients Rejected, Study Finds FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It's common for transplant centers to reject donor livers for the sickest patients on the transplant waiting list, a new study suggests. That means t...
Measles Outbreak May Have Swayed Some Parents on Vaccines
Measles Outbreak May Have Swayed Some Parents on Vaccines MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The measles outbreak that first began in California's Disneyland last year may have changed some parents' minds about childhood vaccinations, a new stud...
Many in Hospice Don't Get Medical Visit in Last 2 Days of Life: Study
Many in Hospice Don't Get Medical Visit in Last 2 Days of Life: Study MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In the last two days before dying, many hospice patients cared for at home or in a nursing home were not seen by a doctor, nurse or social w...
Many U.S. Women Still Smoke Before, During Pregnancy: Report
Many U.S. Women Still Smoke Before, During Pregnancy: Report WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite the potential risks to their baby's health, roughly one in 10 women smoke in the three months before getting pregnant, U.S. health offici...
More Young Breast Cancer Patients Getting Gene Test
More Young Breast Cancer Patients Getting Gene Test THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of young women with breast cancer are being tested for the BRCA gene mutations that substantially raise the risks of breast and ovarian tu...
Meditation May Ease Pain, Anxiety From Breast Cancer Biopsy: Study
Meditation May Ease Pain, Anxiety From Breast Cancer Biopsy: Study THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation and music may reduce pain, anxiety and fatigue associated with a breast cancer biopsy, a new study suggests. Researchers from the ...
Majority of Americans and Canadians Expects Cancer Cure in Their Lifetime
Majority of Americans and Canadians Expects Cancer Cure in Their Lifetime THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A majority of American and Canadian adults believe a cure for cancer will be found in their lifetime, and that a cancer diagnosis is n...
Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Garden of Life RAW Meal Products: CDC
Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Garden of Life RAW Meal Products: CDC WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A salmonella outbreak that has sickened 11 people in nine states appears to be linked to RAW Meal Organic Shake & Meal Repla...
Michelangelo Likely Had Arthritis, Medical Experts Say
Michelangelo Likely Had Arthritis, Medical Experts Say WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Michelangelo, the renowned painter and sculptor, suffered from arthritis in his hands, but it's likely that his intense work helped him keep using his h...
Millions of Pregnant Women Put Their Babies at Risk With Alcohol: CDC
Millions of Pregnant Women Put Their Babies at Risk With Alcohol: CDC TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking before and during pregnancy can cause lifelong physical, behavioral and mental problems for a child. Yet more than 3 million U.S. ...