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Are Depressed Teens Prone to Violence?
Study findings underscore need for early treatment, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Teen Mental Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids' Cases of High Blood Pressure May Rise Under New Guidelines
Simplified tables from American Academy of Pediatrics likely to raise detection rates Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, High Blood Pressure (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hernia Patients May Need Fewer Opioids After Surgery, Study Finds
After repair, smaller prescriptions led to fewer pills that could be diverted or abused Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hernia, Medicines, Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Having Same-Sex Parents Won't Affect Kids' Gender Identity: Study
Research showed no differences from children raised by heterosexual couplesSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, Parenting (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zika Hijacks Pregnant Woman's Immune System
Virus can then damage growing fetus, researchers reportSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Problems in Pregnancy, Zika Virus (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lower Blood Pressure Best for Seniors' Minds
And study found that healthy reductions may benefit blacks even more than whites Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, High Blood Pressure, Seniors' Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back-to-School Tips for Parents
First few weeks require patience and support, educators say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Parenting, School Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too Many Babies Still Placed on Stomach to Sleep
Pediatric experts recommend infants always sleep on their backs to avoid SIDSSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infant and Newborn Care, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Supports Annual Mammograms Starting At Age 40
Researchers estimate thousands more U.S. lives would be saved each year Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Mammography (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sitting Could Be Big Health Risk for Frail Folks
Being sedentary not linked to early death in people who are generally healthy, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Risks of an Inactive Lifestyle (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Weekend Warriors' Tend to Wear White Collars
Desk jobs keep them seated all week, but they catch up on exercise on Saturday and Sunday, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Health Disparities (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's
Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Drug Safety, Heartburn (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Less Is More for the Adult Cholera Vaccine
Giving just one shot instead of two may be better way to control outbreaks, researcher suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cholera, Immunization (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA May Limit'Risk Info' in Direct-to-Consumer TV Drug Ads
Would new approach to broadcast advertising deprive consumers of vital information? Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Safety (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Confusion' Complicates Hospitalization of Elderly
Stays are often two weeks longer, British study saysSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Seniors' Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gun Access May Drive Higher Suicide Rates in Rural Areas
Study findings are based on 12-year review of deaths in MarylandSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gun Safety, Rural Health Concerns, Suicide (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anti-Vaccine Family Members, Friends Spur Many Moms to Delay Baby's Shots
Study found even if pregnant women later hear better info from docs, they may still wait on immunizations Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Parenting, Pregnancy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?
Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Environmental Health, Occupational Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zika May Not Last in Semen as Long as Thought
Men should still follow CDC guidelines and use condoms for at least 6 months, health experts saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Zika Virus (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kidney Disease May Boost Odds of Infection
Patients become more vulnerable as organ function declines, study says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bacterial Infections, Chronic Kidney Disease, Infectious Diseases (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Treatment Approved for Deadly Blood Cancer
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Cancer Immunotherapy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-Cal Foods May Raise Cancer Risk in Women, Even Without Weight Gain
Plant-based diet could help avoid malignancies, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Nutrition, Women's Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6 Out of 7 Teens Slip Up on Contact Lens Guidelines: CDC
Infections most common for kids who skip steps or ignore rules for sleeping, swimming Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eye Infections, Eye Wear, Teen Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virtual House Calls for Speedy, Effective Parkinson's Care
Online visits saved patients more than two hours and 100 miles of driving, study found Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Parkinson's Disease, Talking With Your Doctor (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TV Binge-Watching May Leave You Like'The Walking Dead '
Study suggests multi-episode viewers can end up sleepless and fatigued Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sleep Disorders (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Numbers
But smaller future outbreaks are likely, scientists warnSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Zika Virus (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young Breakfast Skippers Lack Vital Nutrients
Calcium, iron and folate may be shortchanged when morning meal is missedSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which Heart Bypass Surgery Works Best?
Study compares 'on-' and 'off-pump' proceduresSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurses Learn How to Get Patients to Say'Yes' to Blood Thinners
Online training aims to make sure those hospitalized get treatment to prevent dangerous blood clots Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Health Occupations, Talking With Your Doctor (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year from Asthma, COPD
In poorer countries these respiratory illnesses too often go undiagnosed and untreated, report finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, COPD, International Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Powerful New Cholesterol Med Won't Harm Memory, Easing Concerns
Study findings on Repatha are 'reassuring,' but expert wants longer follow-up Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cholesterol, Medicines, Memory (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Finds Options to Opioid Use After Knee Surgery
Non-drug approaches that may work include acupuncture and electrotherapy, review finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Knee Replacement (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospitals Not to Blame for Most Opioid Addiction: Study
Outpatient prescriptions for spinal and orthopedic disorders identified as common triggers Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Opioid Abuse and Addiction (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Announces Recall of Some Liquid Pharmaceutical Products
Concerns over possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections in patients prompted the move Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bacterial Infections, Drug Safety (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can a Blood Test Detect a Range of Cancers Earlier?
Researchers move 'a step forward,' assessing DNA fragments for colon, breast, ovarian and lung tumors Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Laboratory Tests (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ouch! Americans Injuring Themselves Grooming Pubic Hair
Study finds cuts, burns and infections send many to doctor, some to the ER Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hair Problems, Sexual Health, Wounds and Injuries (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Violent Environment Can Wreck Kids' Grades
Researchers find link between kids' sleep, stress hormones and academic performanceSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, School Health, Teen Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safely Viewing a Solar Eclipse
Source: National Eye Institute - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Vision Impairment and Blindness (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart Risks May Rise After Cancer Diagnosis
Study found heightened odds for dangerous clots that travel throughout body Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer--Living with Cancer, Heart Diseases (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lack of Sleep May Raise Child's Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study
It found link -- but no proof -- between less slumber and risk factors for blood sugar disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Diabetes Type 2, Healthy Sleep (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be Key to Managing Type 2 Diabetes?
Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: A1C, Diabetes Type 2, Exercise and Physical Fitness (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study
But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years
Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antidepressants, Health Statistics (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marijuana May Help Ease Nerve Pain, Review Finds
But evidence for using pot to treat other types of pain or post-traumatic stress remains inconclusiveSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Marijuana, Peripheral Nerve Disorders (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Givers Really Are Happier Than Takers
Even small acts of generosity trigger a brain boost, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates
Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Knee Injuries and Disorders, Osteoarthritis (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking on The Rise Among Pregnant Women with Depression
More than 1 in 3 smoke, compared to 1 in 10 who aren't depressed, U.S. survey findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An Expert's Guide to Preventing Food Poisoning
Start by washing your hands and then prepare food carefully, emergency room doctor advises Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Safety, Foodborne Illness (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zika Virus Tied to Neurological Woes in Adults
35 infected people were hospitalized with such conditions in Brazil during last year's outbreak Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Zika Virus (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking a Stand on Staying Mobile After 80
Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Seniors (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news