Sex Suffers for Younger Adults After Heart Attack

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31, 2016 — After a heart attack, many younger adults experience sexual difficulties — and women more so than men, a new study reveals.
Moreover, those who don’t talk to their doctors about sex in the first few weeks after a heart…
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Funds to Fight Zika Nearly Exhausted: CDC

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31, 2016 — Federal funds to combat the Zika virus are nearly exhausted and there will be no money to fight a new outbreak unless Congress approves more funding, the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said…
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14 Genes That May Affect Cancer Treatment

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31, 2016 — Researchers say they’ve identified 14 genes that may help determine whether a cancer treatment could help a patient.
The researchers also say the findings suggest it could be possible to help people avoid unnecessary…
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Health Highlights: Aug. 31, 2016

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
New U.S. Funding to Fight Opioid Abuse
The White House is distributing $53 million to 44 states to fight abuse of powerful opioid…
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Health Tip: Make Yourself Seen When Exercising in the Dark

– Late in the evening or early in the morning, it can be dark outdoors — so you have to take extra precautions when you’re outside exercising.
The University of Wisconsin Health advises that you:

Start your run heading into the wind (if it’s…
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3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth

TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2016 — Up to one-quarter of preterm births might be prevented if women paid attention to three risk factors that are under their control, new research suggests.
Those factors include spacing pregnancies well, beginning at a…
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Ebola May Be Present in Semen for Year or More

TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2016 — Ebola virus stays present in semen longer than previously thought, and is more likely to be found in older men, researchers report.
The deadly virus can be transmitted through semen.
Preliminary findings from 429 male Ebola…
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Case Study Links New Neurological Complication to Zika

TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2016 — While news reports about Zika have mainly focused on how the virus affects developing fetuses, researchers have identified an adult man with a previously unreported neurological problem tied to the virus.
The Zika virus has…
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