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Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning

May 28, 2017   ·   0 Comments

FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 — Near-drowning victims are more likely to recover with good brain function if bystanders immediately begin chest compressions rather than wait ...

5 Essential Tips for Hospital Patients and Their Visitors

SUNDAY, May 28, 2017 — Infections picked up in the hospital can be serious, even life-threatening. But patients and their visitors can help prevent the ...

Diesel Pollution May Damage the Heart

FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 — Pollution from diesel engines may cause heart damage, a British study suggests. “There is strong evidence that particulate matter emitted ...

Fire Up the Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend

SATURDAY, May 27, 2017 — Safety should be on the front burner when you fire up the barbecue this Memorial Day, the U.S. Consumer Product ...

Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights?

FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 — The rising nighttime temperatures that come with climate change could mean poorer sleep for millions, a new study suggests. Americans’ ...

5 Food Groups to Jump-Start Nutrition

FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 — Most Americans still don’t eat enough nutrient-rich foods from key groups including vegetables, fruits, whole grains and low-fat dairy, according ...

Special Diets, Supplements for Autism Still a Question Mark

THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 — Parents of children with autism often try diet changes or supplements to ease symptoms of the disorder, but a new ...

Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care

THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 — U.S. hospitals differ greatly in how often they move new stroke patients from treatment to comfort or hospice care, researchers ...

Zika Arrived in Florida at Least Four Different Ways

WEDNESDAY, May 24, 2017 — The 2016 Zika outbreak in Florida wasn’t due to a single introduction and spread of the virus, but rather at ...

1 in 5 U.S. Kids Killed in Crashes Not Restrained Properly

WEDNESDAY, May 24, 2017 — If parents need more proof that car seats and seat belts save young lives, researchers now report that one in ...

Checking Patient’s Drug History May Help Curb Opioid Abuse

TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 — Doctors can help stem the U.S. opioid epidemic by checking their patients’ drug history before prescribing powerful painkillers, a new ...

Ways to Track Weight Loss Success

TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 — Self-monitoring is part of virtually every weight loss plan, and weighing yourself is a key part of self-monitoring. After all, ...

Study Casts Doubt on Need for Statins in the ‘Healthy Old’

MONDAY, May 22, 2017 — Senior citizens with no history of heart problems appear to gain no health benefit from cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, a new ...

No Fruit Juice Before Age 1, Pediatricians Say

MONDAY, May 22, 2017 — Several new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics may just send toddlers into tantrums. One recommendation is that fruit ...

Overcrowded ERs Risky for Some Seriously Ill Patients

SUNDAY, May 21, 2017 — People with the potentially life-threatening infection complication known as sepsis are less likely to receive immediate antibiotic treatment in overcrowded ...

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