Daily MedNews - April 2017
April 1, 2017
April 2, 2017
April 3, 2017
- Health Tip: Overcoming Dental Anxiety
- Health Tip: Buying Eggs
- Health Highlights: April 3, 2017
- Breast Cancer 'Immunotherapy' Helps Some With Tough-to-Treat Disease
- Most U.S. Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated
- Vaccinating Pregnant Moms Protects Babies From Whooping Cough
- Defect Prompts Mylan to Recall Some Epipens
- Stress Buster
- 'Electric Cap' Might Help Fight a Deadly Brain Tumor
- Far Fewer Kids Are Dying Worldwide, but Gains Are Uneven
- Obesity in Early Pregnancy May Raise Child's Risk of Epilepsy
- Guys, a Good Night's Sleep Might Save Your Life
- For Firefighters, Another Danger: The Heart
- Can Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Lower Cancer Death Risk?
- Keys to Heart Disease Care: Communication and Trust
- Gene Changes May Put Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk
- As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk
- Race Plays Role in Heart, Diabetes Risk, Even at Normal Weight
April 4, 2017
- Health Tip: Poison-Proof Your Bathroom
- Health Tip: Understanding Angina
- Health Highlights: April 4, 2017
- Infections More Common in People With Schizophrenia
- Opdivo (Nivolumab) Offers Some Hope for a Deadly Lung Cancer
- Scientists Probe Zika's Path to the Fetus
- White House, GOP Lawmakers Revisit Health Care Bill
- What's the 'SuperAgers' Mental Secret?
- Study Links Celiac Disease, Anorexia
- Are There Two Forms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
- Bed Bugs' Ancestors Were Creeping Near People 11,000 Years Ago
- Global Warming Could Raise Temps to Levels Not Seen for 420M Years: Study
- Birth Defects Strike 1 in 10 U.S. Pregnancies Affected by Zika
- High Thyroid Hormone Levels Tied to Stiffer Arteries
- EpiPen Out-of-Pocket Costs More Than Doubled Over Decade
- Cats Absorb Flame Retardants -- Likely That Children Do Too
- Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Precancerous Colon Growths
April 5, 2017
- Health Tip: Too Much Exercise Isn't Good Either
- Health Tip: Add Flavor to Fruit and Veggies
- 'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV
- The Highs and Lows of Teens' Instagram Use
- Health Highlights: April 5, 2017
- Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age
- Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma
- Hollywood Villains Are No Dermatologist's Friend
- Many Disabled Adults Aren't Screened for Colon Cancer: Study
- High-Dose Vitamin D Failed to Curb Heart Disease in Study
- Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery
- Can Stem Cell 'Patch' Help Heart Failure?
- 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Does No Favors for Your Heart
- Smoking May Raise Risk of Complications After Joint Surgery
- Skin's Bacterial 'Balance' May Help Trigger Acne
- Droughts Tied to Climate Change Could Bring Health Risks for Seniors
April 6, 2017
- Health Tip: Is Your Child Sleeping Enough?
- Health Tip: Asthma and Air Pollution
- 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV
- 'Right-to-Try' Laws: A Patient's Best Last Chance or False Hope?
- Who Really Needs Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Meds?
- Health Highlights: April 6, 2017
- For Some, Too Much Sweat Takes Emotional Toll
- When Do Plumped-Up Lips Become 'Too Much'?
- FDA OKs 1st At-Home Genetic Tests for 10 Disorders
- A Surprising Culprit Behind Celiac Disease?
- Fewer Than 1,000 Used Oregon's Right-to-Die Law by 2015
- FDA Approves First Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Risk Tests
- 'Surprise' Designer Drugs Detected in NYC Hair Samples
- Family History May Magnify Your Hangover
- Syphilis Rates Spike Among U.S. Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC
- Men More Prone to Severe Psoriasis: Study
- Can Smog Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
April 7, 2017
- Health Tip: Eat Healthy After Radiation Therapy
- Health Tip: Freezing Food
- Health Highlights: April 7, 2017
- U.S. Blood Supply Safe From Zika Virus, Officials Say
- Multivitamins May Not Help Men's Hearts, Even When Diet Is Poor
- Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests?
- FDA Approves Hep C Drugs for Kids 12 and Older
- Music May Soothe the 'Savage Beast' of Post-Op Pain
- Rehab Services Lacking in States Hit Hard by Opioids
- Preparing for Anesthesia: 5 Tips You Should Know
- City Snow May Be Fouled by Pollution From Cars
- Is Surgery Always Necessary for Gallstones?
- From Beethoven to Bieber, Music Doesn't Move Chimps
- Outdoor Play May Foster Little Environmentalists
- How to Protect Yourself From Air Pollution
April 8, 2017
April 9, 2017
April 10, 2017
- Health Tip: Skate Safely
- Muppet With Autism Makes Her 'Sesame Street' Debut
- Health Tip: Transitioning Toddlers to One Nap
- Health Highlights: April 10, 2017
- Obesity May Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Tough to Spot, Track
- Stress Buster
- Xanax, Valium May Boost Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer's Patients
- Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure
- When Families Lack Insurance, Kids' Dental Woes Rise
- Bedbugs Building Resistance to More Insecticides
- Mammogram Guidelines Have Changed, But Are Doctors Listening?
- More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study
- Past Psychiatric Ills Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study
- Taller, Bigger Women May Face Irregular Heartbeat Risk
- These 5 Life Skills Can Boost Your Odds of Well-Being
- Botox May Help Ease 'Burning Mouth' Syndrome
- Don't Bank on Heart-Rate Accuracy From Your Activity Tracker
- Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Eye Dangers
- The Grayer His Hair, the Higher His Heart Risk?
April 11, 2017
- Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance
- Health Tip: Should You Be Tested for Kidney Disease?
- Health Highlights: April 11, 2017
- Many Americans Don't Know How to Handle High Cholesterol
- 'Video Feedback' Program Might Help Treat Autism in Babies
- Household Flame Retardants Tied to Thyroid Cancer Risk
- 1 in 3 Teens With Autism Licensed to Drive, Study Finds
- Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice
- Silk Clothes Won't Soothe Eczema's Itch
- Chiropractors Not Magicians When It Comes to Chronic Back Pain
- A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later
- Many Docs Don't Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening Pros and Cons
- Nurse! What's Taking So Long?
- Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Tourette 'Tics'
- Breast-Feeding Success Hinges on Support for Mom, Baby
- Is 'Desktop Medicine' Chipping Away at Patient Care?
April 12, 2017
- Health Tip: Teaching Your Child Table Manners
- Health Tip: When to Worry About Neck Pain
- Health Highlights: April 12, 2017
- Exercisers May Have Better Shot of Surviving Heart Attack
- Chemicals Found in Many U.S. Streams: Study
- Americans Are Spending Billions Nipping and Tucking
- First Drug for Tardive Dyskinesia, Ingrezza (valbenazine), Approved
- Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate
- Not All Mosquitoes Need Standing Water to Breed: Study
- Scientists Extend Lives of Mice With ALS
- FDA Warns Against Bogus Autism 'Cures'
- Many Opioid Addictions Surface After Surgery, Study Finds
- A Healthier Weight May Mean Fewer Migraines
- Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies
- Do Marathons' Road Closures Lead to More Local Deaths?
- Diabetes Continues Its Relentless Rise
- More Climate-Fueled Wildfires May Lie Ahead
- Could a Clinical Trial Help Your Child?
April 13, 2017
- Health Tip: Eating Lunch at Work
- Health Tip: Checking Your Child's Moles
- Health Highlights: April 13, 2017
- Don't Let Ticks Get Under Your Skin
- 'I'm Just Too Busy' -- Is Being Overworked the New Status Symbol?
- Black Americans' Cancer Rates Differ by Birthplace
- Peripheral Vision Varies From Person to Person
- Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks
- Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands
- It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients
- New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn's Disease
- Another Downside to Unemployment: Stroke Risk?
- Hockey Doesn't Seem to Hit Players' Thinking Skills: Study
- Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart-Related Deaths: Study
- Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams
April 14, 2017
- Health Tip: Keep Indoor Air Clean
- Health Tip: Managing Dandruff
- Health Highlights: April 14, 2017
- Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study
- Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes
- Healing Hands: Massage May Ease Chronic Back Pain
- Trump Rolls Out First Set of Obamacare Fixes
- More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer
- Another Type of Mosquito May Carry Zika
- Trump Blocks Some Funding to Abortion Providers
- 'Better Health' Argument Won't Always Work to Pass Soda Taxes
- Flu Season All But Over in U.S.
- Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart?
- Shooting Ranges Pose Hidden Risks: Study
April 15, 2017
April 16, 2017
April 17, 2017
- Health Tip: Caring for Nail Psoriasis
- Health Tip: Concerned About Your Child's Weight?
- Anxious? Distressed? You're Not Alone
- Health Highlights: April 17, 2017
- Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings
- Stress Buster: Building Resilience
- When Parents Get Vaccinated, Their Kids Do Too
- Get to Know the Mediterranean Diet
- What's the Best Seasonal Allergy Med for Your Kid?
- Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness
- Is That Your Doctor Swearing, Drinking on Facebook?
- Baseball Great Rod Carew Owes His Life to NFL Player's Transplanted Organs
- Leading Medical Groups Join March for Science on April 22
- New Bowel Disorder Treatments Needed, FDA Says
- Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies
- Seniors' Well-Being May Get a Boost From Green Spaces
- Pot Smoking Common Among Pregnant Teens: Survey
April 18, 2017
- Health Tip: Stay Aware While Running
- Health Tip: Minimizing Violence During Screen Time
- Blood Pressure: Know Your Numbers
- No Link Between Common Antibiotic, Irregular Heartbeat
- Health Highlights: April 18, 2017
- Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too
- Marriage Could Bring Health Bonus to Older Same-Sex Couples
- Slimy Frog Might Be a Flu Fighter
- Conflicting Statin Guidelines Leave Millions in 'Gray Zone'
- Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids
- Illness From 'Kissing Bug' Now Widespread in U.S.
- Prince Harry's Journey Shows Grief Can Be a Long Road
- Pump Implants May Rejuvenate Heart Failure Patients
- Is It Wise to Take a Steroid for a Sore Throat?
- Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy
- Early School Start Times Tough on Teens
- High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?
April 19, 2017
- Health Tip: Stuck on the Road in a Storm?
- Health Tip: Planning Your Walking Workout
- For the Young, Cigarettes Go Better With Booze Than Pot
- Strength Training Might Help Prevent Seniors' Falls
- A 'Brainwave' to Help Fight PTSD
- Health Highlights: April 19, 2017
- Thinking of Going Organic?
- Police-Inflicted Injuries Send 50,000 to ER Annually in U.S.
- Many Heart Attack Patients Fail to Stick With Statins
- Many Kids Still Being Injured on ATVs
- Could Young Blood Boost the Aging Brain?
- 4 in 10 Americans Still Breathe Dirty Air
- Body Temperature Might Give Clues to Coma
- FDA Approves Device to Help Curb Cluster Headaches
- Is Annual Eye Exam a Must for People With Type 1 Diabetes?
- Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Kids' Memory Skills
April 20, 2017
- Health Tip: When Asthma Doesn't Improve
- Health Tip: Help Manage Constipation
- Nursing Home Program Offers Alternatives to Antipsychotic Drugs
- Health Highlights: April 20, 2017
- White Wine May Do No Favors for a Woman's Skin
- What to Know About Online Dating Sites
- Money Spent on Teen Health a Good Global Investment
- Want a Longer Life? Try Biking to Work
- Study Cites Factors Linked to Suicide in the Young
- Second Cancers Deadlier for Younger People: Study
- Could a Zap to the Brain Jog Failing Memory?
- When Oxygen Runs Low, the Naked Mole-Rat Finds a Way
- U.S. Health Officials Make Headway Against Salmonella
- Don't Give Kids Medicines With Codeine, Tramadol: FDA
- College Now the Place to Try Pot: Study
- Do Diet Sodas Pose Health Risks?
- Immune-Based Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS
- Brain May Be Organized by Functions, Not Body Parts
- When Is It Safe to Drive With Type 1 Diabetes?
April 21, 2017
- Health Tip: Dealing With Foot Arthritis
- Health Tip: Pregnant Women Need Omega-3 Fats
- Health Highlights: April 21, 2017
- Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women
- Stop and Smell the Roses at Work
- At What Age Can Kids Safely Cross the Street?
- You Can Probably Credit Your Genes for These Facial Features
- When to Make Use of the Nose in a Medical Emergency
- Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care
- Moms-to-Be Are Heeding Store Warnings About Alcohol
- 150-Year-Old Drug May Shorten 'Off' Time for Parkinson's Patients
- Young Adults With Autism Need Help Managing Money: Study
- Many Students Reluctant to Use Asthma Inhalers at School
- Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime
April 22, 2017
April 23, 2017
- Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame
- Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat
April 24, 2017
- Health Tip: Caring for Pets
- Health Tip: Don't Let Boredom Thwart Your Workout
- In America's Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths
- Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?
- Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., With High Costs
- The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable
- Counting Your Way to Weight Loss
- Health Highlights: April 24, 2017
- Kids Face Their Own Death Risks When a Sibling Dies
- PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off
- Most Patients Not Shy About Revealing Sexual Orientation
- Walk Your Way to Better Brain Health?
- Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese
- Common Food Nutrient Tied to Risky Blood Clotting
- Waist Size, Not Weight, May be Key to Life Span
- Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory
April 25, 2017
- Health Tip: Eat for the Right Reasons
- Health Tip: Prepare for a Tornado
- Some Surprising Sources of Germs
- Are You Raising an 'Emotional Eater'?
- Health Highlights: April 25, 2017
- Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions
- Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy?
- Routine Tests Urged for Pregnancy Complication Preeclampsia
- 'Mindfulness' Probably Won't Cure Your Back Pain: Study
- FDA Warns 14 Companies on Bogus Cancer 'Cures'
- Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC
- Obesity Quadruples Kids' Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study
- Seizure Control Key to Avoiding Sudden Death With Epilepsy
- Early Treatment Equals Better Results for Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Blood Test May Gauge Death Risk After Surgery
- Delay a Needed Colonoscopy at Your Own Risk
- DNA Identified That Dictate Puberty's Onset
- Synthetic Mucus Could Battle Bacteria
April 26, 2017
- Health Tip: Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices
- Health Tip: When Kids Feel Anxious
- Health Highlights: April 26, 2017
- Women Fare Poorly With Aortic Aneurysm: Study
- Genes May Govern Your Risk for PTSD
- Exercise Guidelines: How Much Is Enough?
- Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants Than Men: Study
- Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study
- Could an Ice Bag to the Face Be Life-Saver for Trauma Patients?
- Study Says Blood-Chromosome Test Predicts Lung Cancer's Return
- Higher Illicit Pot Use in States That OK Medical Marijuana: Study
- Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy Jolt
- Oktoberfest Study Links Boozing to Heart Woes
- Grieving Friends Often Find Support Online
- Parkinson's Disease May Originate in Gut, Study Says
- After Wisdom Tooth Removal, Watch Out for 'Dry Socket'
- Are Kids' Vaccines a Victim of Their Own Success?
April 27, 2017
- Health Tip: Coping With the 'Dawn Phenomenon'
- Health Tip: Better Sleep, a Better Life
- Is Your Child Using Drugs?
- Crossroads for Obamacare
- April 29 Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
- Health Highlights: April 27, 2017
- Science Uncovers a True Meeting of the Minds
- Could Germs in the Gut Give Rise to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
- Could Smoking in Pregnancy Affect a Grandkid's Autism Risk?
- No Excuses: Exercise Can Overcome the 'Obesity Gene'
- Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors
- 'Brain Age' May Help Predict When You'll Die
- Stivarga Approved for Liver Cancer
- Drugs Now Involved in More Fatal U.S. Crashes Than Alcohol Alone
- Repeat Teen Births Still a Problem in United States: CDC
- Opioid Use by Iraq, Afghanistan War Vets Mirrors Rest of U.S.: Study
- Money Pressures Mount When a Spouse Gets Cancer
- Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health
April 28, 2017
- Health Tip: Turn Off Those Screens
- Health Tip: How to Get Enough Vitamin D
- Kids' Sun Safety Means 'Slip, Slap, Slop'
- Who You Are May Affect Your Diet More Than Where You Shop
- Guys, Take the Health Check Up a Notch
- Did Syphilis Cause Painter Goya's Hearing Loss?
- Brineura Approved for Rare Genetic Illness Affecting Kids
- Health Highlights: April 28, 2017
- Rydapt Approved for Adults With Acute Myeloid Leukemia
- Seniors Often Have Trouble Managing Money, Medicines
- Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel
- House Delays Vote on Obamacare Overhaul
- Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee
- U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine
- Happy Mom Means Less Colicky Baby
- Seizure Control Eases Life for Young Adults With Epilepsy
April 29, 2017
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