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Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears About Ebola Outbreak: Survey
Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears About Ebola Outbreak: Survey FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans know little about how Ebola is transmitted and harbor unfounded fears about the possibility of an outbreak in the United States...
Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds
Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of Americans on work disability chronically use powerful prescription painkillers, according to a new study. Researchers f...
Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests
Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests MONDAY, Aug. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Declining mental skills appear to raise a person's odds for a stroke, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from 18 studies -- most conducted i...
MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds
MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus are unlikely to pass it to others in their household, a new study suggests. Mostl...
Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study
Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it. "...
Many With Schizophrenia Say They're Happy: Study
Many With Schizophrenia Say They're Happy: Study TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even though schizophrenia is one of the most severe forms of mental illness, nearly 40 percent of people with the disorder say they're happy, new research cont...
More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say
More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More children are hit by cars during September than any other month of the year, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. This means that parents, drivers and other...
More Employers Moving to High-Deductible Health Plans
More Employers Moving to High-Deductible Health Plans FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans with job-based health insurance will face costlier deductibles next year as more large employers embrace or expand so-called consumer-direct...
Many Shift Workers Use Drugs to Sleep, Stay Awake, Study Finds
Many Shift Workers Use Drugs to Sleep, Stay Awake, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many shift workers take drugs to sleep or stay awake despite lingering questions about their benefits and risks, researchers report. The study ...
Many Expectant Moms Don't Get Steroids That Protect Preterm Babies
Many Expectant Moms Don't Get Steroids That Protect Preterm Babies WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Only half of eligible women in low- and middle-income countries at risk for preterm birth receive an inexpensive drug that seems to help pr...