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Melanoma Can Strike Your Nails: Here's How to Check

When checking your body for signs of skin cancer, don't overlook your nails. The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) points out that skin cancer --...

FDA Approves Zynrelef (bupivacaine and meloxicam) for the Management of Postoperative Pain

Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRTX), a commercial-stage biotechnology company focused on improving the lives of patients by developing best-in-class...

Can Some Movies Change Your Life? Maybe, Study Finds

FRIDAY, May 14, 2021 – A good movie can be more than mere entertainment: It can also help you feel more prepared to tackle life's challenges and...

With New Mask Guidance Comes the Challenge of Following It

While millions of Americans rejoiced in the news on Thursday that the fully vaccinated can now skip masks in most indoor and outdoor settings, some worried...

Magnets in Cellphones, Smartwatches Might Affect Pacemakers, FDA Warns

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that strong magnets in some cellphones and smartwatches can interfere with pacemakers and other implanted...

Depression Even More Common With Heart Failure Than Cancer

People with heart failure are 20% more likely than those with cancer to develop depression within five years of their diagnosis, a new study finds. Nearly...

Is Rise in Liver Damage Tied to More Drinking During Lockdowns?

Many people drank more to cope with the stress of the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions it placed on daily life, and now a new study suggests that...

AHA News: Orthopedic Surgeon Becomes Patient After Stroke at 48

As usual, Dr. Mike Knapic's workday was packed. By early afternoon, the orthopedic surgeon had completed three total knee replacements and was headed into...

Health Highlights: May 14, 2021

Many Hispanic Americans Want to Get COVID-19 Vaccine, But Haven't Some of the lowest U.S. COVID-19 vaccination rates are among Hispanics, but not because...

Dialysis Patients Have Weaker Response to COVID Vaccine: Study

A single dose of a COVID-19 vaccine isn't enough to develop adequate antibodies in kidney dialysis patients, Canadian researchers report. "We advise that...

Vaping Ups Teens' Odds for Asthma, Asthma Attacks

Though some think that vaping is a safer alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, Canadian research suggests it could raise the risk of developing...

Media, TV Time Doubled for Kindergartners During Pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic kept young kids indoors, their time spent watching TV and other screens rose dramatically. That's the finding of a new study...

Bike-Linked Head Injuries Plummet for U.S. Kids, But Not Adults

There's good news and bad on rates of head injuries among America's bike-riding public: Rates for these injuries have sharply declined among kids but barely...

Two Out of Three California Prison Inmates Said Yes to COVID Vaccine

Sixty-seven percent of inmates in California prisons who were offered a COVID-19 vaccine have accepted at least one dose, a Stanford University study found. "This...

Is Your Family 'CO Safe' When Big Storms Hit?

If you live in the path of hurricanes , the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging you to be prepared. Deaths from carbon monoxide (CO)...

ACC: Common Medications Can Raise Blood Pressure

Nearly one in five adults with hypertension reports taking medications associated with raising blood pressure (BP) levels, according to a study presented...

American Psychiatric Association, May 1-3

The annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association was held virtually this year from May 1 to 3 and attracted participants from around the world,...

Estimated 596,972 ED Visits for Bicycle-Related TBIs Reported in 2009 to 2018

During 2009 to 2018, there were 596,972 emergency department visits for bicycle-related traumatic brain injury (TBI), with the rates highest for adult...

Biden Administration Investigating Mysterious Ailments Striking Government Personnel

A mysterious illness that caused brain injuries to more than 130 spies, diplomats, soldiers, and other U.S. personnel overseas during the past few years...

Magnets in Cellphones, Smartwatches Might Affect Pacemakers, FDA Warns

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that strong magnets in some cellphones and smartwatches can interfere with pacemakers and other implanted...

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