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Spring's Double Trouble: Asthma Plus Seasonal Allergies

SUNDAY, May 22, 2022 -- If you have both asthma and seasonal allergies, there are ways to reduce the impacts of that double whammy, an expert says. People...

It's 'Kids to Parks Day': Get Out, Get Active

SATURDAY, May 21, 2022 -- It's a good idea to get children outside every day, but especially on Kids to Parks Day, a national day of outdoor play on May...

Mystery of Hepatitis Cases in Kids Deepens as CDC Probe Continues

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 -- Evidence continues to mount that a specific strain of adenovirus could be implicated in a wave of American children who've developed...

Global Warming Could Mean Less Sleep for Billions

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 -- Anyone who's tried to sleep on a hot summer night knows how hard it is to nod off when the mercury is rising. So it's no surprise that...

Big Rise in Marijuana Vaping Among U.S. Teens

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 -- A growing number of U.S. teenagers are vaping marijuana -- a habit that in some ways may be more risky than old-fashioned pot smoking...

AHA News: She Was a Prime Candidate for a Heart Attack, If Only She'd Realized It

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Just a few days after Dottie Lewis and her husband, Wayne, returned from vacation to their home in...

How Long Do Teeth Survive After Root Canal?

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 -- If you've had a root canal, you can expect your tooth to survive for about 11 years, researchers say. For a time, root canals can...

Senate OKs Bill to Overhaul Infant Formula Rules

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 -- A bill that would allow families in a U.S. government assistance program to buy whatever brand of baby formula they can find is on the...

C-Section Antibiotics Show No Link to Asthma in Childhood

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 -- Giving antibiotics to a woman just before a cesarean delivery does not increase her baby's risk of asthma or eczema, a new British...

Could Eye Trouble Bring Lower Scores on Seniors' Thinking Tests?

FRIDAY, May 20 2022 -- Poor eyesight makes it harder to read and easier to trip. But it can also lead to a misdiagnosis of mild mental decline in older people...

Risk Factors for Dementia May Change With Age

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 -- Dementia risk factors appear to shift with age, and experts say knowing that could help people make lifestyle changes to reduce their...

Restful Night's Sleep More Likely for Men Than Women

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 -- For many women, having it all may mean forgoing a decent night's sleep. Women in the United States are less likely to get a good...

CDC Advisers Recommend Pfizer Booster Shot for Kids Ages 5 to 11

THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- A panel of science advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevent recommended on Thursday that a single booster dose of...

Closed Baby Formula Plant May Reopen by Next Week

THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- A baby formula plant closed in February at the heart of the current U.S. shortage of the product could reopen as soon as next week...

Good News, Bad News on Black Americans and Cancer

THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- A new report on how Black Americans are faring against cancer offers up a decidedly mixed picture. The risk that a Black man or...

AHA News: Falls Can Be a Serious, Poorly Understood Threat to People With Heart Disease

THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Falls pose a major risk to people with heart problems, and health experts need to do more to...

Two-Drug Inhaler Could Reduce Asthma Attacks

THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- Two drugs are better than one when it comes to stopping asthma attacks in progress, a new clinical trial has found. The study, of...

U.S. Hospitals Are Facing Shortage of Dye Needed for Life-Saving Scans

THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- U.S. hospitals are running low on contrast dye injected into patients undergoing enhanced X-rays, CT scans and MRIs. The fluid...

U.S. Cases of Acute Hepatitis in Kids Keep Rising: CDC

THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- The number of American children affected by acute hepatitis of unknown cause continues to grow, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

1 in 3 Americans Now Live in Areas Where Indoor Masks Advised, CDC Says

THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- Masks may not be required, but Americans should consider wearing one anyway if they live in an area where COVID-19 case numbers are...

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