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02 Mar

HealthDay Now: How our children are faring in the pandemic

Parent Tracy Compton talks about turning her dining room into a classroom.

01 Mar

Many Women With UTIs Receive Wrong Antibiotics

Nearly half of women with urinary tract infections get inappropriate prescriptions, often for longer than necessary, researchers say.

26 Feb

Very Low COVID-19 Rate Among Dental Hygienists

COVID-19 diagnoses among dental hygienists far below that of other health professionals, researchers say

How Climate Change Could Put More MS Patients in Danger

How Climate Change Could Put More MS Patients in Danger

TUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- When temperatures rise, people with multiple sclerosis need to keep cool. Heat sensitivity is a hallmark of the central nervous system disorder.

So, what happens when warm weather spikes become more frequent because of climate change?

More MS patients end up in the emergen...

What You Need to Know About the New J&J COVID Vaccine

What You Need to Know About the New J&J COVID Vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the emergency use of Johnson & Johnson's single-shot coronavirus vaccine, adding a third weapon to the arsenal the United States is building to battle the pandemic.

The overall effectiveness of the J&J vaccine in protecting recipients against any case of COVID-19 (66%) is not as high as t...

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  • March 2, 2021
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Skipping Mammograms Raises a Woman's Odds for Breast Cancer Death

Skipping Mammograms Raises a Woman's Odds for Breast Cancer Death

TUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Don't skip your breast cancer screening mammogram.

This is the overarching message of an extended study of more than a half-million Swedish women. Those who missed even one recommended screening mammogram were more likely to die from breast cancer, the study found.

The new...

  • Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter
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  • March 2, 2021
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Could ADHD Raise Odds for More Serious Psychiatric Ills?

Could ADHD Raise Odds for More Serious Psychiatric Ills?

TUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- As if attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) isn't already tough on a child, new research suggests the condition might also raise the odds for a psychotic disorder later in life.

But parents should not panic.

"I would say that this finding should not<...

  • Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter
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  • March 2, 2021
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AHA News: A New Heart at 18 Put Her on a New Path

AHA News: A New Heart at 18 Put Her on a New Path

Jill Hollander was 9 when, during a visit to her cardiologist with her parents, he asked her to step outside so he could speak alone with her parents.

Nonsense, she thought.

"I want to be in the room too," she told them. "It's about me, and I have a right to be here."

Now 40, Hollander vividly remembers that moment. Not because...

  • American Heart Association News
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  • March 2, 2021
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