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Early Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis Bad for Your Heart

February 24, 2018   ·   0 Comments

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A type 2 diabetes diagnosis that comes early in life carries a deadly ...

Women’s Heart Attacks Can Have Hidden Causes

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women don’t need to have blocked arteries to experience a heart attack, a ...

Clues to Parkinson’s May Be Shed in Tears

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your tears may reveal if you are at risk of Parkinson’s disease, preliminary ...

TV Host Wendy Williams Has Grave’s Disease

Feb. 22, 2018 — Wendy Williams is taking three weeks off from her TV show after being diagnosed with Graves’ disease and hyperthyroidism. She made ...

Some Pain Patients Can Cut Opioid Dose and Still Get Relief

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Some potentially good news for folks taking opioids for chronic pain: It’s possible ...

FDA Cracks Down on Kratom Products

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A number of kratom-containing dietary supplements are being recalled and destroyed by the ...

Billy Graham, ‘America’s Pastor’ Dies at 99

Feb. 21, 2018 — The Rev. Billy Franklin Graham, self-proclaimed as “America’s Pastor,” and a friend and spiritual adviser to multiple presidents, died Wednesday in ...

The High Cost of Surviving Rabies

Brenda Goodman is senior news writer at WebMD. Andy Miller is CEO and editor of Georgia Health News. Feb. 20, 2018 — A brown bat ...

Kids With Sickle Cell Are Missing Out On Meds

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Less than a fifth of U.S. children with sickle cell anemia are getting ...

In Shooting’s Wake, ‘Stop the Bleed’ Kits Urged for Schools

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Some of the 17 people killed Wednesday in the senseless Florida school shooting ...

Transgender Woman Able to Breast-Feed Infant

In what doctors say is the first documented case in the world, a 30-year-old transgender women was able to breast-feed her infant. Doctors said the ...

Pets Good Medicine for Those Battling Mental Ills

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Can the adoring gaze of a dog or the comforting purr of a ...

Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — While this flu season is still one of the worst seen in years, ...

CDC: Most Children Dying From Flu Not Vaccinated

Feb. 15, 2018 — As in the past, most children who have died of the flu so far this season had not been vaccinated, according ...

Pet Alert: Euthanasia Drug Found in Wet Dog Food

Feb. 15, 2018 — A major producer of popular dog food brands has voluntarily withdrawn products over concerns they include a drug used to euthanize ...

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