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Tips for Beating BBQ Burns
Tips for Beating BBQ Burns TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Summer's the season for grilling outside, but mishaps can happen even to the most experienced grillmaster. Before lighting up your grill, get up to speed on how to treat minor burns...
Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study
Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Removing the uterus with a minimally invasive procedure known as morcellation carries a risk of spreading undetected cancer, and now a new s...
Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says
Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An "unacceptably low" number of girls and boys are getting the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cervical, anal and other cancers, U.S. healt...
Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds
Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The stereotype of the sex-crazed teenage boy may be dead wrong, according to a small study that asked boys what they really want from romantic relations...
Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved
Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Targiniq ER (oxycodone hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride extended release) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a long-term, a...
The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care
The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on contraception coverage -- as mandated under the Affordable Care Act -- could lead to a legal quagmire that mig...
Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain
Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Tonsillectomies are commonly done to relieve sleep apnea in children, but a new study confirms that the treatment can speed kids' weight gain -- especially...
Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds
Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Overall death rates for HIV-positive adults living in Australia, Europe and the United States have been cut 28 percent since 1999, according to new int...
Testicular Cancer Up Sharply Among Young Hispanics, Study Finds
Testicular Cancer Up Sharply Among Young Hispanics, Study Finds MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Testicular cancer rates have risen sharply among young Hispanic Americans in recent years, but not among young whites, a new study finds. Histori...
Teens, ATVs a Dangerous Combo
Teens, ATVs a Dangerous Combo MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study from Iowa found that three-quarters of teens in that state have driven an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), and more than half of them have been in accidents while riding one...