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White House Wants Prices in Drug Ads, But Big Pharma Fights Back

October 15, 2018   ·   0 Comments

Print this page MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 — In an attempt to head off federal regulation, America’s pharmaceutical manufacturers announced Monday that they would take ...

Health Highlights: Oct. 15, 2018

Print this page Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Resistance From Residents Hampering Efforts ...

Bug Behind Stomach Cancer Also Linked to Colon Cancer

Print this page FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 — The same type of bacteria that causes stomach cancer may also increase colon cancer risk, especially in ...

Diabetes Can Make Weight-Loss Harder. Here’s Help

Print this page SUNDAY, Oct. 14, 2018 — Because of the medications they take, losing weight can be difficult for people with diabetes. Diabetes medications ...

Add Asthma to List of Possible Causes of Childhood Obesity

Print this page FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 — Children with asthma are at increased risk for childhood obesity, a new study suggests. Obesity is widely ...

Eczema? Ask Your Doctor About a Bleach Bath

Print this page SATURDAY, Oct. 13, 2018 — Bleach baths can ease symptoms of moderate to severe eczema and reduce the risk of skin infections, ...

Many Supplements Contain Unapproved, Dangerous Ingredients: Study

Print this page FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 — U.S. health officials have issued more than 700 warnings during the last decade about the sale of ...

C-Section Rates Have Nearly Doubled Since 2000: Study

Print this page FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 — The number of women delivering babies via cesarean section has nearly doubled worldwide since 2000, to about ...

AHA: Boy With Heart Defects Thrives After ‘Time Bomb’ Delivery

Print this page THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (American Heart Association) — During the last few months of her pregnancy, Lisa Livesay closed the door to ...

The Skinny on Fats

Print this page THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 — Even when you’re trying to lose weight, you need some fat in your diet for good health. ...

Weight-Loss Surgery Linked to Fewer Delivery Complications

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 — Obesity makes pregnancy complications more likely. But new research suggests that women who’ve undergone weight-loss surgery might ...

As Hurricane Michael Nears, Expert Warns of Gas-Powered Generator Dangers

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 — Hurricane Michael, now a powerful category 4 storm, is expected to make landfall in northern Florida Wednesday. ...

Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed in Adults

Print this page TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 — It’s not always easy — even for doctors — to tell if someone has type 1 or ...

Four Myths About Breast Cancer Debunked

Print this page TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 — There are four common myths about breast cancer that can affect prevention and treatment of the most ...

Study Sees No Link Between Gout Drug, Kidney Disease

Print this page MONDAY, Oct. 8, 2018 — The gout drug allopurinol may offer some protection from kidney disease, according to a new study that ...

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