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Waiting to Get Pregnant? Know the Risks

Ven, 22/03/2019 - 23:42

Are you over 35 and ready to get pregnant for the first time? An OB/GYN suggests creating a "reproductive life plan," scheduling a checkup, and doing these other things.

Gun Deaths Up Sharply Among America's Schoolkids

Ven, 22/03/2019 - 23:00

"It is sobering that in 2017, there were 144 police officers who died in the line of duty and about 1,000 active duty military throughout the world who died, whereas 2,462 school-age children were killed by firearms," the study’s senior author said.

Treat Your Dog's Pain and Lameness

Ven, 22/03/2019 - 23:00

What can you do if your dog shows signs of lameness or pain? And how can you prevent them? Here's what a veterinary expert recommends.

Three Clues to Raised Risk of Miscarriage

Ven, 22/03/2019 - 22:49

The study found that after one miscarriage, the risk of another increased by half. After two miscarriages, the risk doubled. After three consecutive miscarriages, the risk quadrupled.

Another Study Links Pesticide Exposure, Autism

Ven, 22/03/2019 - 22:37

The study corroborates and builds on previous work, but it also suggests that not all children who are exposed to the same pesticides will go on to develop autism, one expert noted.

Raising Children in an Increasingly Electronic World

Ven, 22/03/2019 - 22:00

Researchers suggest guidelines for how and when parents should use electronic devices when their small children are competing for their time.

Common Drug Combo Found to Cut Skin Cancer Odds

Ven, 22/03/2019 - 21:58

A two-ointment combo used to clear crusty skin growths known as actinic keratosis also has been found to greatly reduce the odds for squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs), the second most common form of skin cancer.

What Besides Opioids Can Help Post-C-Section Pain?

Ven, 22/03/2019 - 20:34

Pain after a C-section can be controlled effectively with ibuprofen and acetaminophen, researchers said. For those who do need opioids, a lower dose can work.

Mailed Home Colon Cancer Tests Boost Screening

Ven, 22/03/2019 - 20:31

Researchers believe that mailing the screening kits directly to patients, which frames participation as the default, reduced steps in the process, and made it easier for patients to get screened and catch colorectal cancer earlier or even potentially prevent it from occurring.

Recall: Tyson Chicken Strips Might Contain Metal

Ven, 22/03/2019 - 16:24

This is the second major recall of a Tyson product this year. In January, the company recalled 5-pound plastic packages of chicken nuggets because they might have been contaminated with pieces of rubber.

Overdose Deaths From Fentanyl Soaring: Report

Ven, 22/03/2019 - 14:34

In 2011 and 2012, about 1,600 deaths a year were attributed to fentanyl overdose. Then, the toll began to rise, topping out at 18,000 in 2016, according to the report.

CBD Products Now Sold at CVS Stores in 8 States

Ven, 22/03/2019 - 14:24

Curaleaf operates more than 40 marijuana dispensaries across 12 states and also offers hemp-derived products including lotions, tinctures, vape pens and patches.

Key Changes for Car Seat Safety

Gio, 21/03/2019 - 23:37

Car seat guidelines have changed, and they'll keep your child safer, longer, the author of a new statement on car seat safety says.

CBD Products Now Available at CVS in 8 States

Gio, 21/03/2019 - 23:07

The products will be sold in store aisles, according to a CVS spokesman, who added that the drugstore chain is not selling any supplements or food additives containing CBD,

Doctor Group: Changed Nasal Flu Vaccine OK for Kids

Gio, 21/03/2019 - 22:43

Changes to the nasal spray appear to have improved its effectiveness, and the American Academy of Pediatrics is now endorsing it as well as flu shots to protect children.

Four Steps to Make Shots Easier for Your Baby

Gio, 21/03/2019 - 22:25

Shots can be a major cause of stress for babies and their parents, but a four-step pain-relief routine can ease Baby’s discomfort.

Psychosis Risk Varies With ADHD Meds, Still Small

Gio, 21/03/2019 - 22:09

In the study, people who took amphetamines, like Adderall and Vyvanse, seemed to carry a relatively greater risk than the methylphenidates Ritalin and Concerta.

Buyer Beware: Seafood 'Fraud' Rampant, Report Says

Gio, 21/03/2019 - 18:52

Popular and pricey fish like sea bass and snapper had the highest levels of mislabeling -- 55% for sea bass and 42% for snapper.

Gov. Exposed Kids to Chickenpox

Gio, 21/03/2019 - 18:30

Republican Governor Matt Bevin’s actions of deliberately exposing his children to a disease are "unfortunate and not an example for any of us," infectious disease expert Dr. William Schaffner told the associated press.

Recall: Baby Cough Syrup for Deadly Bacteria Risk

Gio, 21/03/2019 - 17:49

Infants and young children and those with weakened immune systems are most at risk. There have been no reported illnesses connected to DG/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus as of March 20.