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Dads-to-be should stop drinking 6 months before conception for baby's heart health, study says

Oct 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Alcohol consumption during pregnancy has long been linked to congenital defects and developmental problems in newborns. Now a new study has found a link between a baby's congenital heart defects and their prospective parents' drinking before conception....
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The Amazon wildfires are causing a spike in children's breathing problems

Oct 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest are driving a spike in breathing problems and hospitalizations among children in Brazil, according to a new report....
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Viewpoints: Sanders Health Scare Is Another Reminder That The Age Issue Is Real; Lessons On The Problems With Overdiagnosis Of Cancer

Oct 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
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N.Y.’s Increase In Medicaid Payments To Hospitals Came After Industry Made Donation To Democrats

Oct 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The New York Times reports that the hospital association donated more than $1 million to the state Democratic Party last year and shortly afterward the Cuomo administration quietly approved an increase in reimbursement rates for the first time since 2008. In other state Medicaid news, a former Republican official in Oklahoma changes his views on expanding the program, Tennessee residents raise questions about changes planned there and New Hampshire officials seek to avert problems on school...
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Amazon fires drive spike in child breathing problems in Brazil: study

Oct 03, 2019 , Reuters
The surge in fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest this year fueled a spike in young children being treated for breathing problems as smoke clouded the air throughout the region, according to a study released on Wednesday....
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Microsoft To Work With Novartis On Applying Artificial Intelligence To Business, Health Care Issues

Oct 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Part of the work will focus on using deep learning — the technique that has brought the biggest recent advances in AI — to improve development of new medicines, the Los Angeles Times reports. Also in industry news: new technology for pictures of the heart, Biogen announces a new R&D chief, Bayer appoints a prominent agricultural expert to its board, and a primer on the problems that led drug stores to pull Zantac from the...
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Radiation for Head and Neck Cancer May Cause Problems Years Later

Oct 02, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Radiation for Head and Neck Cancer May Cause Problems Years LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/1/2019 12:00:00...
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Controversial Studies Say It’s OK to Eat Red Meat

Oct 01, 2019 , WebMD
A group of new studies that found no link between eating red meat and health problems is generating controversy among some researchers for how the study was...
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Youngest in Classroom Diagnosed More Often With ADHD, Other Problems

Sep 25, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Youngest in Classroom Diagnosed More Often With ADHD, Other ProblemsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/23/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/24/2019 12:00:00...
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Youngest in Classroom Diagnosed More Often With ADHD, Other Problems

Sep 24, 2019 , WebMD
The investigators found that children born in the last quarter of a school year were 36% more likely than kids born in the first quarter of a school year to be diagnosed with...
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Parsing Policy: Lessons On Dangerous Problems With Private Health Insurance; Maybe It’s Time To Consider Caps On Costs

Sep 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on the quality and high cost of health...
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Childhood behavior problems linked to insomnia in adulthood

Sep 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Treating kids' behavior problems might have the additional benefit of reducing their risk of insomnia as adults, a recent study suggests....
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Air pollution particles may reach fetuses in the womb, study finds

Sep 18, 2019 , CNN Health
New evidence has been found that air pollution can breach a mother's placenta and potentially reach fetuses in the womb, raising the possibility of future health problems....
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Potentially harmful carbon pollution reaches fetal side of placenta: study

Sep 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Airborne carbon particles that can cause health problems in adults and children are getting into the placenta as it nourishes a developing fetus, a new study has found....
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Medical guidelines say daily aspirin is too risky for most healthy people. A new study says some can benefit

Sep 17, 2019 , CNN Health
For decades, healthy patients were told to take a low-dose aspirin as a precaution to help prevent heart problems, but the guidelines changed this year. For patients who have had a heart attack, stroke or open heart surgery, a daily aspirin is still recommended and can be a lifesaver. But the blood-thinning effect from aspirin could cause a major bleeding event, so for many healthy patients, the daily aspirin habit was not worth the risk....
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1 in 16 US women forced or coerced into first-time sex

Sep 17, 2019 , Reuters
Many American women are physically forced or coerced into having sex for the first time, and a new study suggests these women have a higher risk for developing sexual and general health problems....
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Biohackers fell for a company selling hydrogen water, but many now say it's all a big scam

Sep 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
Trusii's hydrogen water machines were supposed to help users with their health problems, but customers claim the company is running a...
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Do Baby Food Pouches Cause Eating Problems?

Sep 13, 2019 , WebMD
Child health experts say overusing baby food pouches could potentially breed poor eating habits and stunt development of feeding skills and motor coordination at a critical stage of...
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More evidence screening mammograms not needed for many older women

Sep 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Screening mammograms don't benefit women aged 75 and older with chronic health problems - such as heart disease or diabetes - that are likely to end their lives before they develop cancer, a new study suggests....
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The Risks of Home Remedies for Pregnancy Problems

Sep 11, 2019 , WebMD
Just because herbal remedies are natural doesn't mean they’re safe for you and your baby. A review finds concerning side effects from ones like ginger, almond oil, and raspberry...
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