Why Are Cardiac Arrests More Deadly on Weekends?

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13, 2019 — Your odds of surviving a cardiac arrest long enough to be admitted to the hospital are lower on the weekend than on a weekday, researchers say.
For the study, the investigators analyzed data from nearly 3,000 patients…
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Lung Cancer Report Delivers Good, Bad News

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13, 2019 — More Americans are surviving lung cancer in recent years, but very few people at high risk are getting the recommended screening.
Those are the highlights from the latest “State of Lung Cancer” report from the American…
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Cancer Risk May Rise After Heart Attack

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13, 2019 — Here’s some worrisome news for folks who manage to survive a heart attack: New research suggests they might be far more vulnerable to developing cancer down the road.
People who suffered a heart health scare — a heart…
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Health Highlights: Nov. 13, 2019

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Baby Study Could Pinpoint Why People Hiccup
Hiccups appear to help babies regulate their breathing, researchers say.
Their study of 13 newborns…
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Health Tip: A Well-Stocked First-Aid Kit

– A first-aid kit can help you after an injury or in an emergency. So keeping a first-aid kit in both your car and home is good practice, says Mayo Clinic.
Mayo mentions these must-have items for a first-aid kit:

A comprehensive first-aid…
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Health Tip: Understanding Pre-Workout Supplements

– Pre-workout supplements are the buzz around many gyms and athletic facilities. But before you chug these products and start exercising, it’s important that you know more about the supplements.
Cleveland Clinic offers this advice about these…
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Older Cyclists Prone to Injury: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 — More bicyclists on the road make cycling safer, but head and face injuries still occur, a new study finds.
From 2008 to 2017, even as the number of bike riders increased, the number of head and face injuries stayed steady,…
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Needle Exchange Programs Guard Against HIV

TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 — Needle exchange programs in two large U.S. cities prevented thousands of new HIV infections and saved hundreds of millions of dollars, researchers say.
Needle, or syringe, exchange programs prevented nearly 10,600 new cases…
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Plants Will Not Boost Your Home's Air Quality: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 — Don’t count on potted plants to keep your home’s air clean.
Dispelling a common belief, researchers at Drexel University in Philadelphia found that natural ventilation does a far better job than houseplants in maintaining…
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