Daily MedNews - November 2017
November 1, 2017
- Health Tip: Eating Healthier as You Age
- Health Tip: Sled Safer
- Health Highlights: Nov. 1, 2017
- Lack of Awareness May Spur Spread of Hep C
- Bad Hot Flashes, Sleep Apnea Often Go Together
- Does Your Medication Make You a Worse Driver?
- 5 Ways to Eat More Veggies
- A Teen Mom's Stress May Harm Her Heart
- US Preemie Birth Rates Rise 2 Years in a Row
- Improve Your Odds During Infertility Treatments
- Americans Stressed About Nation's Future, Poll Finds
- 'Drug Courts,' Treatment Focus of New White House Opioid Strategy
- Do Rising Cancer Drug Prices Warrant Regulation?
- Long Spaceflights Could Put Pressure on the Brain
- Gene Therapy, New Drug, Spinraza, Battle Rare Spinal Muscular Atrophy in Kids
- Liposuction May Ease Limb Swelling in Cancer Patients
November 2, 2017
- Health Tip: Fluoride Recommended For Young Children
- Health Tip: Handle Chicken With Care
- Health Highlights: Nov. 2, 2017
- Can You Trust the Labels on Your Supplements?
- Managing Anxiety
- Fiber-Rich Diet Boosts Survival From Colon Cancer
- Climate Change May Bring 'Browner' Waters, More Disease
- Even Advanced Breast Cancer Patients Gain From Exercise
- Robots May Be Cleaning Your Hospital Room Soon
- Resilient Brain Connections May Help Against Alzheimer's
- Treeless Tropics, More Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes?
- What Exercise Regimen Is Best for Healthy Weight Loss in Seniors?
- Sugary Drinks Increase Heart Disease Risk
- Are Artery-Opening Stents for Chest Pain a Waste of Time?
- Patients' Gut Bugs May Play Role in Cancer Care
- Kidney Failure Declining Among U.S. Diabetics: CDC
- Are You Sure That's What the Doctor Said About Your Leukemia?
- What Food Gets People's Attention? Junk Food, by Far
November 3, 2017
- Health Tip: Supporting Breast-feeding Moms on the Job
- Health Tip: Get to Know Your Pharmacist
- Health Highlights: Nov. 3, 2017
- Nursing Home Often Only Option for Single Men After Stroke
- Ready for the Time Change on Sunday?
- Working With Your School Nurse
- Call a Snack a Meal, and You're Less Apt to Overeat
- Are Stents Really Useless After Chest Pain? Cardiologists Not Sure
- New Finding Hints at Clue to Dementia
- What Drives Teen School Shooters
- Coffee May Be Kind to Your Kidneys
- People Tend to Overestimate Pain From Surgery
- Cord Blood Therapy for Cerebral Palsy Shows Promise
- Social Media Can Help Boost Weight Loss Success
- About Half of Americans Get Health Care in ER
November 4, 2017
November 5, 2017
November 6, 2017
- Health Tip: Stop Smoking
- Health Highlights: Nov. 6, 2017
- Health Tip: Deciphering Cosmetic Labels
- 5 Diet Minefields to Avoid
- TV Ads Still Push Unhealthy Foods at Kids
- Doctor Burnout: A Big Health Threat in U.S.
- With Cigarettes Out of Favor, Many U.S. Teens Also Shun Pot
- How Safe Are Your Drinking Glasses?
- Older Women Can 'Walk Away From the Grim Reaper'
- Zelboraf Approved for Rare Blood Cancer
- 'Good Ole Days' Were Better for Kids' Health, Adults Say
- Why Many Breast Cancer Patients Short-Circuit Their Treatment
- Could a Common Blood Thinner Lower Cancer Risk?
- Gun Injuries Getting More Severe, Experts Say
- Helping Children Cope When a Mass Tragedy Strikes
- Human vs. Animal Brainpower: More Alike Than You Might Think
- Abusing Pot, Booze Lowers Teens' Chances for Success in Life
November 7, 2017
- Health Tip: Defining Health Literacy
- Health Tip: Travel With a Blanket
- Health Highlights: Nov. 7, 2017
- Cooling Down Sibling Rivalries When They Heat Up
- Does All That Social Media Time Harm Young Minds?
- Here's Why You 'Space Out' After Too Little Sleep
- Opioids Not the Only Answer for Pain Relief in the ER
- Higher Prices Are Driving Rise in Health Care Spending
- It's 'Buyer Beware' When Purchasing Medical Pot Extract Online
- Yoga May Give Lung Cancer Patients, Caregivers a Boost
- Getting Self-Driving Cars on the Road Soon Might Save Lives
- Divers May Be Plunging Into A Whole Lot Of Injury Trouble
- West Nile's Long-Term Bite: Impact on Brain May Last Years
- Even Light Drinking May Raise Your Cancer Risk
- IUD May Lower Cervical Cancer Risk
- Waiting Even a Month to Remove Melanoma Can Be Deadly
- Early Humans Grew Taller Long Before Bulking Up
November 8, 2017
- Health Tip: Prevent Germs at the Doctor's Office
- Health Tip: Choosing Smarter Foods
- Health Highlights: Nov. 8, 2017
- What Really Works to Fight a Stubborn Cough?
- These Foods May Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
- 5 Smart Alternatives to Processed Foods
- Some Guys Can't Stay Away From Tanning Beds
- Will This Year's Flu Shot Be as Weak as Last Season's?
- Your Friends May Be Key to a Healthy Aging Brain
- Genes May Explain Why Some Don't Respond to Bipolar Drug
- Brain Beats Brawn in Quest for Energy
- Daytime Wounds May Heal Faster Than Nighttime Ones
- Could Facial Recognition Studies in Sheep Help Understand Huntington's Disease?
- An Aging Heart May Weaken Memory
- Surgical Residents Prime Candidates for Stress, Depression, Alcohol Abuse
- Risk of Breast Cancer's Return Can Linger for Decades
- A Dangerous New Twist on Cyberbullying
November 9, 2017
- Health Tip: What's Healthy Blood Pressure?
- Health Tip: Accept Help if Your Child Has Cancer
- Health Highlights: Nov. 9, 2017
- Low-Fat Diet, Low-Carb Diet -- or 'Low Both'?
- HPV Vaccine Linked to Drop in Cases of Rare Childhood Disease
- 'Old' Lungs May Be Good Transplant Options
- Doctors Prescribing Too Many Opioids After Nose Jobs
- Childhood Spanking Could Heighten Adult Mental Health Woes
- Menus With Calorie Counts Seem to Be Paying Off
- 1 in 5 Americans Still Uses Tobacco, Gov't. Reports
- Switching to Whole Grain Foods Could Trim Your Waistline
- Low-Fat Diet May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk for Overweight Older Women
- Could Fish Oil, Vitamin D Help Ease Lupus?
- Know the Signs of Ovarian Cancer and Your Risks
- Does Your Pet Have a Weight Problem? Here's How to Tell
- Smog May Harm Your Bones, Too
- Bio-Engineered Mosquitoes to be Released In U.S.
November 10, 2017
- Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Oral Cancer
- Health Tip: Understanding COPD
- Health Highlights: Nov. 10, 2017
- The Heart Risks of a Desk Job
- Putting Out the Welcome Mat for Household Bugs
- Sleep Apnea May Boost Alzheimer's Risk
- Obesity to Blame for Epidemic of Knee Dislocations, Complications
November 11, 2017
November 12, 2017
- Does Sex Really Trigger Cardiac Arrest?
- Healthier Diet, Less Salt: The Recipe to Beat High Blood Pressure
- Binge-Watchers, Beware: All That TV Time Poses Clot Risk
November 13, 2017
- Health Tip: Participating in a Clinical Trial
- Health Tip: Cook Your Turkey Safely
- Health Highlights: Nov. 13, 2017
- Lunchtime H2O May Be Key to Curbing Kids' Obesity
- Holiday Parties Minus the Calorie Crunch
- Knowing Too Much About Your Genes Might Be Risky
- Prolonged Breast-Feeding May Guard Against Teen Eczema
- Want to Prevent Heart Disease? Go Nuts
- Younger People With Diabetes Have 7 Times Greater Risk of Sudden Heart Death
- Take Heart, Coffee Lovers, Morning Joe May Help Your Ticker
- Definition of High Blood Pressure Drops
- Commitment Is Key for Online Quit-Smoking Groups
- Middle-Aged and Impaired? More Common Than You Might Think
- Uninsured Heart Patients Often Face Daunting Bills
- Motor On, Heart Patients: Electric Cars Don't Harm Cardiac Implants
November 14, 2017
- Health Tip: Spread Awareness of the Opioid Epidemic
- Health Tip: Stay Safe as a Pedestrian
- FDA OKs First 'Digital Pill', Abilify Mycite, That Lets Doctors Know It's Been Taken
- Help for Seasonal Depression
- Swings in Blood Pressure Can Pose Long-Term Dangers
- Is Too Much Time Online Raising Suicide Risk in Teen Girls?
- Health Highlights: Nov. 14, 2017
- Try This Diet to Lower Your Risk of Heart Failure
- America's Love Affair With Sugary Sodas Is Fading
- 'Digital Pill', Abilify Mycite, Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It
- Psychedelic Amazonian Drug, Ayahuasca, Might Ease Symptoms of Depression, Alcoholism
- FDA Warns of Herbal Supplement Kratom's Opioid-Like Harms
- Weighing Too Much or Too Little When Pregnant Can Be Risky
- Is Meth Use Destroying Vets' Hearts?
- New 'Heat-Not-Burn' Cigarettes Harm Blood Vessels: Study
- Is Low-Dose Aspirin Right for You After Surgery?
- With Stress and Trauma Come Excess Weight
- Your Blood Type May Determine How Smog Affects Your Heart
- Can Treating Gum Disease Keep Blood Pressure in Line?
November 15, 2017
- Health Tip: Hearing Loss May Affect Brain Health
- Health Tip: Stress Can Impact Sleep
- Health Highlights: Nov. 15, 2017
- U.S. May Still Benefit From Climate Accord
- Study Untangles Disparity in Colon Cancer Survival Rates
- Diabetes May Be Driving High Rates of Breast Cancer in Black Women
- Millions Could Miss Out on a Potential Alzheimer's Breakthrough
- Top Meds To Treat Opioid Addiction Equally Safe, Effective
- How to Do a Skin Cancer Body Check
- Why a Headache Feels So Draining
- Pricey ER Tests for Chest Pain Often Unnecessary
- Mepsevii Approved for Rare Enzyme Disorder
- Could Your Cat Give You 'Bird Flu?'
- Staying Active May Lower Odds for Glaucoma
- Don't Fret Delays in Treating Colon Cancer, Study Suggests
- 'Fountain of Youth' Gene Discovered in Secluded Amish Community
- Virtual Reality: A Helping Hand After Stroke
- U.S. Seniors Struggle More to Pay for Health Care Compared to Other Countries
- Trauma Greets Many Illegal Immigrants in U.S.
- Cardiac Arrest Rare in Young Athletes But Tough to Predict
November 16, 2017
- Health Tip: If There's a Wildfire Nearby
- Health Tip: Talking With Your Child's Cancer-Care Team
- Health Highlights: Nov. 16, 2017
- If Dad Has Depression, Kids Might Develop It, Too
- Preventing Sports Injuries
- Kids Still Getting Risky Painkiller Codeine After Tonsillectomy
- Face It: Drinking, Smoking Takes Toll on Looks
- Obamacare May Have Helped More Americans Quit Smoking
- One Type of Diet Can Add Years to Your Life
- Breathing Dirty Air May Raise Miscarriage Risk
- New Hemophilia A Treatment, Hemlibra (Emicizumab-kxwh), Stems Bleeding Episodes
- Hospital Midwives, Lower C-Section Rates?
- FDA Seeks to Speed Development of 'Regenerated' Organs for Medical Use
- CDC Wants America to Eat Its Fruits and Veggies
- Many Hospice Workers Lack Their Own End-of-Life Directives
- 'Boomers' Doing Better at Avoiding Eye Disease of Aging
- The Best and Worst Ways to Say 'I Love You'
- Calm Parents Help Calm Kids With ADHD
- Spare the Rod, Spur Better Behavior?
November 17, 2017
- Health Highlights: Nov. 17, 2017
- Health Tip: Safety Advice for the Holidays
- Health Tip: A Pet May Improve Your Health
- Office Workers Don't Like Being Chained to Their Desks
- 5 Tasty Diet Desserts
- Hey, Single Folk: Adopting a Dog Could Lengthen Your Life
- Can Girls Help Boost Boys' Reading Scores?
- Dr. Tommy John Hopes Fewer Young Athletes Need Dad's Namesake Surgery
- Could New 'Brain Training' Program Help Prevent Dementia?
- Flu Shot Could Help Your Kid Avoid Hospital
- Poor Prognosis for Diabetic Foot Sores
- Gulf War Illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Distinct Disorders: Study
- More Patients Are Having a Say in Their Medical Care
November 18, 2017
November 19, 2017
November 20, 2017
- Shaming Overweight Kids Only Makes Things Worse
- Health Tip: Infant Medication Advice For New Moms
- Health Tip: How Much Exercise Do You Need?
- Health Highlights: Nov. 20, 2017
- Most U.S. Parents Can't Find Good Childcare: Survey
- Heavier Women May Need Mammograms More Often
- Motorcycle Crashes Far More Deadly Than Car Crashes
- Teens' Painkiller Misuse Linked to Dating Violence
- Family Vacations That Are Fun for All
- Cancer Survivors Can Develop PTSD, Too
- Quickly Treating Mini-Stroke Can Cut Risk for Future Stroke
- Diabetes, High Blood Pressure While Pregnant Spells Trouble Later On
- When Treating Infertility, Vitamin D Levels May Be Key
- Severe Psoriasis May Make Diabetes Increasingly Likely
- How to Spot an Eating Disorder
- Babies Start Connecting Words Early On
November 21, 2017
- Health Tip: Diabetes Affects Women Differently
- Health Tip: Help Prevent Osteoporosis
- Health Highlights: Nov. 21, 2017
- Getting Annual Flu Shot Won't Weaken Your Immune System
- Women Still Want Annual Mammograms
- Male Triathletes May Be Harming Their Hearts
- Everything You Need to Know About Exercise and Hydration
- Self-Harm Cases Surging Among U.S. Girls
- Almost 21 Million Worldwide Now Have Access to HIV Meds
- Insulin Pill May Delay Type 1 Diabetes in Some
- Is a Common Shoulder Surgery Useless?
- Sunrise, Sunset: Ancient Rhythms Still Dictate Human Life
- Report: Industry Hid Decades-Old Study Showing Sugar's Unhealthy Effects
- Opioid Crisis Hitting Boomers, Millennials Hardest
- Prep, Patience Help Keep the Family Peace at Thanksgiving
- Spread Joy, Not Foodborne Illness, for Thanksgiving
November 22, 2017
- Health Tip: Travel Safely With a Child
- Health Tip: Identify Risk Factors for Anorexia
- Health Highlights: Nov. 22, 2017
- It's the Latest Diet Craze, But Is It Safe?
- An Exercise Game Plan for Boomers
- Smoggy Air May Spawn Weaker Sperm
- 1 in 4 U.S. Seniors With Cancer Has Had It Before
- The Booze You Choose Can Sway Your Mood
- How to Stay Out of the ER This Thanksgiving
- Medicaid Tied to Better Addiction Treatment in Pregnancy
- Liver Fluke Parasite May Threaten Lives of Hundreds of Vietnam War Veterans
- Easy Ways to Keep Holiday Eating in Check
November 23, 2017
- Health Tip: Ease Your Child's Worry During Vaccinations
- Health Tip: Prevent Fire Deaths and Injuries
- How to Safely Navigate Diabetes and Thanksgiving
- Thanksgiving Overeating Could Spell Kidney Problems
- Arthritis Didn't Afflict Famed Clone Sheep, Experts Say
- Nature Walks Nurture Family Bonds
November 24, 2017
- Health Tip: Is Stress Interfering With Your Child's Sleep?
- Health Tip: Prevent Respiratory Infections
- The Right Way to Use Resistance Bands
- Who's Most Distracted Behind the Wheel?
- For Seniors, Any Physical Activity Is Better Than None
- The Silver Lining Behind Household Chores
November 25, 2017
November 26, 2017
November 27, 2017
- Health Highlights: Nov. 27, 2017
- Health Tip: Seniors at Heightened Risk of Foodborne Illness
- Health Tip: How to Clean a Breast Pump
- A Pantry Makeover for a Healthier Diet
- Memo to Doctors: Spit Out the Bad News
- Seeking Better Sleep? Here's One Simple Step to Help
- Bullied Teens More Likely to Take Weapons to School
- Can Trees Curb Asthma Flare-Ups in Polluted Cities?
- Zika Nerve Damage May Stem From Body's Response to the Virus
- Controversial MS Treatment Procedure Found to Be Ineffective
- With Diabetes, Be on the Alert for Foot Sores
- From Horses to Humans: Uncovering a Clue to Sore Throats
- Is It Time to Scrap the Pap Test?
- Pot May Alter Brain Function of Some With HIV
- Arthritis No Longer Just a Disease of the Old
November 28, 2017
- Health Highlights: Nov. 28, 2017
- Health Tip: Prevent Drowsy Driving
- Health Tip: Why Get a Cholesterol Test?
- This Weight-Loss Strategy May Not Help Your Knees
- Care for Caregivers
- Sniffing Out the Best Allergy Treatment
- How Fast-Food Cues Can Lead You to Overeat
- 6 Percent of Cancers Caused by Excess Weight, Diabetes
- Don't Delay Hip Fracture Surgery. Here's Why
- Chronic Pain Common Among Those Who OD on Opioids
- HIV Diagnoses Occurring More Quickly, CDC Says
- More Docs Specializing in Nursing Home Care
- Intense Workouts May Boost Memory
- Patients React Poorly When Docs Say 'No'
November 29, 2017
- Health Tip: Choose Healthier Snacks
- Health Tip: Identifying Common Bladder Problems in Women
- Health Highlights: Nov. 29, 2017
- Bone Treats a Dangerous Stocking Stuffer for Dogs
- Electrical Pulses May Ease Pain From 'Slipped' Disc
- Don't Be a Dumbbell: Work Out With Weights
- What You Don't Know About Drug Interactions Could Hurt You
- Many NFL Players Found to Have Enlarged Aortas
- Steroid Injections for Arthritic Hips: More Trouble Than They're Worth?
- Does Marriage Help Preserve Your Brain?
- Mom's Childhood Trauma May Affect Daughter, Too
- New 'Patch' May Repair Damaged Hearts
- Chuck Norris Says MRI Dye Harmed Wife's Brain, But Study Finds No Link
- Modern Times May Mean Weaker Biceps for Women
- Small Changes Could Keep Seniors Driving Longer
- New Migraine Drugs, Erenumab and Fremanezumab, Show Promise
- 60 Percent of U.S. Kids Could Be Obese by Age 35
November 30, 2017
- Health Tip: Childproof Your Home
- Health Tip: Drive Safely During a Snow Storm
- Health Highlights: Nov. 30, 2017
- Study: Tougher Gun Laws Help Prevent Domestic Violence Deaths
- Time Management for Busy Families
- Another Opioid Scourge: Dangerous Infections
- 'Pill Mill' Docs Only Partly to Blame for Opioid Epidemic
- U.S.-Funded HIV Prevention Effort Reaps Rewards in Uganda
- Resistance to Popular Antibiotic Likely Began Years Before Human Use
- Does 'Smartphone Addiction' Show Up in Teens' Brains?
- Newborns in Pain Might Not Show It
- Do Receding Hairlines Mean Receding Heart Health in Men?
- Patients More Prone to Complain About Younger Doctors
- Cops on 'Spice' Raids Getting High by Accident
- Could Your Coffee Habit Lengthen Your Life?
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