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Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples
Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Multiple drug use put couples who "swing" at increased risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), a new study shows. Swingers are defined as h...
More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports
More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although drinking during pregnancy has long been considered taboo, new research suggests that as many as one in 20 U.S. children may have ...
More Clues to Spotting Autism in Siblings of Those With Disorder
More Clues to Spotting Autism in Siblings of Those With Disorder TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Brothers and sisters of children with autism can show signs of the disorder as early as 18 months of age, a new study says. About 20 percent of...
Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study
Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes who are initially given the drug metformin are less likely to eventually need other drugs to ...
Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study
Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. colleges have indoor tanning salons on or near campus, even though tanning increases the risk for skin cancer, researchers repo...
Many Americans in Debt, Bankruptcy Paying for Cancer Care
Many Americans in Debt, Bankruptcy Paying for Cancer Care WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Besides the danger and worry from the disease itself, many Americans battling cancer are faced with high bills for medical care, two new reports sho...
Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows
Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Blood cell mutations linked to the blood cancers leukemia and lymphoma increase as people get older, according to a new study. Researchers analyz...
Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children
Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A child receives the wrong medication or the wrong dosage every eight minutes in the United States, according to a recent study. Nearly 700,000 children...
Man Treated for Ebola in Atlanta Now 'Free' of the Virus
Man Treated for Ebola in Atlanta Now 'Free' of the Virus MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An unidentified patient being treated at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta is now "free of Ebola virus disease" and was discharged Sunday from the fa...
Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals
Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Antibiotics might actually help Salmonella -- bacteria that cause food poisoning -- spread among infected animals, according to new resea...