Digestive System in the News

Many Transplant Surgeons Suffer Burnout

03/04/2015 - Low sense of accomplishment, emotional exhaustion cited in survey

Heroin Overdose Deaths Quadrupled Since 2000

03/04/2015 - Lethal poisonings from prescription painkillers down slightly, U.S. report says

Obamacare and the Supreme Court: What's at Stake

03/04/2015 - Millions of consumers could lose health insurance subsidies in dispute over language in the law

Health Tip: Getting Rid of Head Lice

03/04/2015 - Use a special shampoo

Health Tip: Conquering Exercise Saboteurs

03/04/2015 - Don't use stress as an excuse

Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk

03/03/2015 - Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

Kids May Be More Likely to Exercise When Friends Do

03/03/2015 - Study suggests that activity with peers might benefit overweight children

Surgery Patients Might Not Need Sedative Before Anesthesia

03/03/2015 - Experts say trend in U.S. is not to give patients these calming meds before procedure

Crashes Cause Majority of Deaths for Truck Drivers

03/03/2015 - U.S. government report finds 1 in 3 who died weren't wearing seat belts

Typical Adult Over 30 Gets Flu Twice Every 10 Years: Study

03/03/2015 - Infection hits younger people more often, maybe because they mingle in larger groups, researcher suggests

About 7 Percent of Kids Worldwide Have ADHD: Study

03/03/2015 - But some question accuracy of estimate

Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk

03/03/2015 - But more research is needed before scientists say anticholinergics cause the infection

Study Questions Close Monitoring of Thyroid Growths

03/03/2015 - Five-year follow-up shows the overwhelming majority remain harmless

Just How Big Is a Normal Penis?

03/03/2015 - Researchers size up thousands to arrive at averages

Brain Protein Tied to Alzheimer's Spotted in Young Adults

03/03/2015 - People as young as 20 have amyloid buildup, but researchers aren't sure what it means

Helping Student-Athletes With Mental Health Issues

03/03/2015 - Guidelines issued for U.S. high schools

Health Highlights: March 3, 2015

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Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too

03/03/2015 - Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

Does Long-Term Acetaminophen Use Raise Health Risks?

03/03/2015 - Analysis of research says it's 'not a benign drug' if used long term and in larger doses

In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S.

03/03/2015 - Researchers also report drop in number of multiple embryo transfers, twin and triplet birth rates


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