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MRI Can Be Painful, Disruptive for People With Cochlear Implants
MRI Can Be Painful, Disruptive for People With Cochlear Implants THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some people with cochlear implants experience pain, discomfort and problems with the implant's internal magnet when they undergo an MRI scan, ...
Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC
Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most people who drink to excess or binge drink are not alcoholics, a new U.S. government report says. In fact, 90 percent of those who drink too much aren't...
Most Seniors Could Use Statins Under New Guidelines
Most Seniors Could Use Statins Under New Guidelines MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most older Americans qualify for treatment with cholesterol-lowering statins under new guidelines intended to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke, a ne...
More Advanced Emergency Care May Be Worse for Cardiac Arrest Victims: Study
More Advanced Emergency Care May Be Worse for Cardiac Arrest Victims: Study MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Advanced life support given by paramedics to cardiac arrest victims may cost lives rather than save them, researchers report. The bes...
Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says
Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than one-third of Americans living with HIV had the virus under control in 2011, with many either not receiving regular medical care or u...
Mastectomy Rates Rising Among Women Eligible for Lumpectomy
Mastectomy Rates Rising Among Women Eligible for Lumpectomy WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When confronted with early stage breast cancer, surgical removal of the tumor alone (lumpectomy) -- which conserves the breast -- can be a less dr...
Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests
Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many teens are abused online by the people they're dating, a new study suggests. This abuse can include being monitored, stalked, threatened and harassed ...
More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure
More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of Americans with high blood pressure are keeping their condition under control, a new U.S. government study reports. Researchers examined ...
Most in U.S. Aren't Suitable Kidney Donors, Study Says
Most in U.S. Aren't Suitable Kidney Donors, Study Says FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even if they were willing, most people in the United States aren't qualified to be kidney donors because of health or financial reasons, a new study has f...
Mom's Weight Might Influence Baby's Earliest Development
Mom's Weight Might Influence Baby's Earliest Development FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A mother's weight before pregnancy may affect her embryo's early development and possibly the long-term health of the child, a new study suggests. "Prev...