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Staph infections remain a significant problem for hospital patients, and scientists are trying to develop vaccines to prevent Staphylococcus aureus bacteria from establishing itself in vital areas like the heart, lungs or blood. But it’s turning out...
Tags: Trials, Research, Vaccines, MRSA, Heart Surgery
What's a pound of flesh worth? Dieters at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota apparently think it's worth at least five bucks. A yearlong study of incentives in dieting found that the majority of 100 obese participants met a goal of losing four pounds per...
REYHANLI, Turkey — The Syrian opposition fighter arrived unexpectedly at Dr. Mazen Kewara's office at the Syrian American Medical Assn., desperately seeking help. Humanitarian aid was not reaching enough armed rebels and civilians in Syria's Idlib...
Attention smokers: Have you been putting off quitting because you’re afraid you’ll gain weight? Do you tell yourself that those extra pounds will be just as damaging to your heart as cigarettes? A new study says it’s time to get real and...
Taking drops of allergens under the tongue can be an effective alternative to allergy shots for preventing coughing, wheezing and chest tightness common this time of year among allergy sufferers, according to a Johns Hopkins doctor's review of dozens of...
Clark Countians have entered the race to better health by enrolling in the Winchester Weigh Down. The Winchester Weigh Down runs from March 13 through May 8. This is your chance to get in shape and shed unwanted weight. This eight-week weight loss...
Fatal drug overdoses have increased for the 11th consecutive year in the United States, new data show. According to a research letter published Tuesday from the National Center for Health Statistics, 38,329 people died of drug overdoses in the United...
The Hartford CourantIn Connecticut, more than anywhere else, citizens have been following the news closely and engaging in the debate over gun control after the tragic shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. Now, after three months of discussion among...
CHICAGO (AP) — The nation's most influential pediatrician's group has endorsed gay marriage, saying a stable relationship between parents regardless of sexual orientation contributes to a child's health and well-being. The American Academy of...
Tags: Family, Same-Sex Marriage, Culture, Social Sciences, Marriage
Perhaps the next time you see your doctor, he might finish the visit with a reminder to take a medication and a conversation about cooking salmon. In a “teach the teachers” experiment, healthcare professionals have been learning to cook as...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a review of almost 100 past studies covering nearly three million people, researchers found that being overweight or slightly obese was linked to about a 6 percent lower risk of dying, compared to people considered "normal...
If co-workers and family members are coming down with infections this winter, you may be tempted to turn to an anti-bacterial soap for protection. But some scientists are increasingly concerned that a common anti-bacterial ingredient called triclosan...
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