Ear, Nose and Throat in the News

Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men

10/21/2014 - Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex

Ebola Vaccines May Be Deployed in West Africa by January, Officials Say

10/21/2014 - American, Canadian vaccines both in safety trials that should be complete by December

Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage

10/21/2014 - Electronic stethoscope amplifies sounds of breathing changes, thickening of heart muscle

Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says

10/21/2014 - Success rates for in vitro fertilization were half those of white women

Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds

10/21/2014 - But experts say genes aren't destiny

Research Shows No Link Between Vaccinations, Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

10/21/2014 - Large study finds no association, although certain shots might speed onset of existing illness

Health Highlights: Oct. 21, 2014

10/21/2014 -

Ebola Anxiety: A Bigger Threat Now Than the Virus Itself

10/21/2014 - Mental health experts offer antidotes to what they see as unnecessary worry on some Americans' part

Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study

10/21/2014 - Air-particle levels in smoking households almost 10 times higher than nonsmoking homes

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant

10/21/2014 - Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says

Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says

10/21/2014 - Genetic variation also linked to less dense tissue

Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports

10/21/2014 - Staff at 5 airports will identify and screen these travelers for Ebola infection before entry

CDC Tightens Rules on Caring for Ebola Patients

10/21/2014 - Full body suits, respirators now recommended, along with monitor to observe workers removing gear

Health Tip: Dish Up Healthier Halloween Goodies

10/21/2014 - Non-candy alternatives

Health Tip: Snacking After School

10/21/2014 - Take steps to avoid getting sick

Pricey Hepatitis Drug a Good Bet in U.S. Prisons, Study Says

10/20/2014 - Researchers conclude Sovaldi is cost-effective

Parkinson's Drugs May Spur Compulsive Behaviors

10/20/2014 - Study estimated a 10 percent increased risk of impulsive gambling, shopping and hypersexuality

Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals

10/20/2014 - Experts say findings have troubling implications for use of drugs to treat livestock

Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports

10/20/2014 - Taking drug in addition to chemotherapy also reduces risk of cancer recurrence

Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study

10/20/2014 - To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products


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