ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

September 29, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Sept. 26, 2014:

Hundreds of babies possibly exposed to TB at Texas hospital Read article here

6 Ways Climate Change is Making Us Sick Read article here

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Flu Vaccine: Should Your Kids Get the Nasal Spray? Read article here

After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn’t Know Read article here

CDC issues new Ebola warning for crews of U.S. airlines Read article here

Keep Your Pants, and Your Dignity, at the Hospital Read article here

Best To Not Sweat The Small Stuff, Because It Could Kill You Read article here

Researchers Shed Light on Asthma’s Mysteries Read article here

Finding Risks, Not Answers, in Gene Tests Read article here

How dangerous is this new respiratory enterovirus? Read article here

Anti-addiction groups call for FDA commissioner to step down Read article here

FDA warns doctors to beware fake drug distributors Read article here

Task Force Recommends All Young Women Be Screened for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Read article here

All Young Women Should Be Screened for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea 

U.S. Estimates 1.4 Million Ebola Cases in Worst Scenario Read article here

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Are Diabetes Rates Really “Leveling Off”? Read article here

 

Think you have Alzheimer’s? You just might be right, study says Read article here

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Only One Person Has Been Cured Of HIV, And Now A New Study Could Explain Why Read article here

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Outbreak of a Respiratory Illness Escalates Among Children and Mystifies Scientists Read article here

Look Up Your Meds On This Massive New Drug Database Read article here

Clues to quicker recovery after surgery Read article here

Dose of Souped-Up Vitamin D Could Stop the World’s Deadliest Cancer Read article here

Vitamin D Could Stop World’s Deadliest Cancer 

As the days get shorter, some people get SAD Read article here

Cardiac Arrest Patients Need CPR, Not Hospitals, Doctor Says Read article here

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Doc cured of Ebola may need 3 months to recover Read article here

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Ebola Shot Turned Down by WHO Is Best Hope as Virus Rages Read article here

Only Half Of Gay And Bisexual Men With HIV Are Getting The Care They Need Read article here

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ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

September 22, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Sept. 19, 2014: 

US works to step up Ebola aid, preps hospitals for potential patients Read article here

Brains may ‘resist Alzheimer’s’ Read article here

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Skin Shocks Used at Mass. School Draw FDA Look Read article here

Exclusive: Two Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work Read article here

Kids prescribed antibiotics twice as often as needed, study finds Read article here

Kids prescribed antibiotics twice as often as needed, study finds

Small number of drugs behind kids’ accidental poisonings: CDC Read article here

Small number of drugs behind kids' accidental poisonings: CDC

Heart Docs Don’t Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes Read article here

Schizophrenia is eight different diseases, not one Read article here

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The Painkiller Abuse Problem Doctor’s Can’t Stop Read article here

Preventing Cancer Through Good Food and Exercise Read article here

A big dispute behind a tiny tick bite: What to call the lingering effects of Lyme disease? Read article here

Does the state of man’s pate reveal his cancer risk? Read article here

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A Blood Test for Depression? Science Says It’s Possible Read article here

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Ebola outbreak ‘demands a truly global response’ Read article here

Artificial sweeteners may lead to diabetes Read article here

Could there be a link between migraine and Parkinson’s? Read article here

FDA Panel Says Testosterone Drugs Need More Study and Reduced Use Read article here

 

End-of-Life Care Needs Sweeping Overhaul, Panel Says Read article here

Sex in the Sink: Gene-Swapping Bacteria Are Making New Superbugs Read article here

Obama Orders Plan Against Antibiotic Resistance Read article here

Can One Dose Of Antidepressant Lead To Changes In Your Brain? Read article here

Flu shot time is now, officials say Read article here


ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

September 15, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Sept. 12, 2014: 

Mystery Respiratory Virus Likely to Hit Kids Across Country Read article here

Enterovirus infections difficult to track Read article here

New Drug Could Fight Flu in One Dose Read article here

 

Feds reverse course, will release hospital mistake data Read article here

To Curb Abuse, Patients Allowed to Return Unused Pills to Pharmacies Read article here

USPSTF: Aspirin Advised When Preeclampsia Risk Is High Read article here

Could early intervention reverse autism? Read article here

Prediabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Cancer, Study Finds Read article here

Common Anxiety Medications May Increase Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease Read article here

Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds Read article here

 

Sodium conundrum: Nine in 10 U.S. children eat too much salt Read article here

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Sheets, towels, TV remotes key reservoirs for MRSA contamination Read article here

It Only Takes A Few Hours For A Virus To Spread Through An Entire Office Read article here

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FDA Approves New Diet Pill That’s Made Of Old Medicines Read article here

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Why Diabetics Should Protect Their Hearts, Too Read article here 

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Ebola Victim Treated With Survivor’s Blood Read article here

How Hospitals Are Becoming Safer for Children Read article here

Antibiotics overdose can invite more dangerous diseases Read article here

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ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

September 8, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Sept. 5, 2014: 

A Call for a Low-Carb Diet Read article here

Can you train your brain to like broccoli? Read article here

More Evidence That ADHD Drugs Don’t Curb Ultimate Height Read article here

Study: Novel heart failure drug from Novartis shows big promise Read article here

Surgery Prices Surge With Innovation and Consolidation Under Obamacare Read article here

New, biodegradable stent ‘as good as current gold standard’ Read article here

Are Antidepressants Safe During Pregnancy? Read article here

Breast-feeding boost: What parents feed infants has lasting effect Read article here

How parents feed their infants has a lasting impact on their health, the CDC found.

Location of body fat can increase hypertension risk Read article here

Double Mastectomies Don’t Increase Cancer Survival Rates Read article here

Scientists discover how to ‘switch off’ autoimmune diseases Read article here

Global health officials warn that window for bringing Ebola under control is closing fast Read article here

Two Women Receive Experimental Ebola Vaccine in Fast-Tracked Trial Read article here

First report of allergic reaction to antibiotic pesticides consumed in food Read article here

Wine and Exercise: A Promising Combination Read article here

Lack of sleep may shrink your brain Read article here

When something medically goes wrong Read article here

When Feces is the Best Medicine Read article here

Study of Jewish Women Shows Link to Cancer Without Family History Read article here

FDA Approves Merck’s New-Wave Cancer Drug Read article here

Sit Less, Protect Your DNA and Live Longer? Read article here

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ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

September 1, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Aug. 29, 2014: 

People With Down Syndrome Are Pioneers in Alzheimer’s Research Read article here

E-cigarettes an option to curb smoking? The American Heart Association says yes Read article here

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Docs urge delayed school start times for teens Read article here

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Understanding Healthcare’s Top Technology Hazard Read article here

In States With Medical Marijuana, Painkiller Deaths Drop by 25% Read article here 

Controversy Aside, New Lipid Guidelines Prove Superior Read article here

An aspirin a day could keep recurrent blood clots away Read article here

Eating and Exercise Needs to Be Part of Heart-Health Counseling, Say Docs Read article here

Common Gut Bacteria May One Day Help Protect Against Food Allergies Read article here

Dash of Salt Does No Harm. Extremes Are the Enemy. Read article here

Study turns tables on value of breakfast, weight loss Read article here

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Why eating the right breakfast is so important Read article here

Are Expired Medications OK to Take? Read article here

‘Performance-enhancing drug’ could reduce preterm birth brain abnormality Read article here

Teens with Depression Benefit from ‘Collaborative Care’ Read article here

Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls Read article here

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Health risks of shift work may include greater chance of type 2 diabetes, new analysis finds Read article here

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Multiple Vaccines in the Works Against Ebola Read article here

U.S. Infant Vaccination Rates High, But Not All Babies Getting Shots On Time Read article here

Journal questions validity of autism and vaccine study Read article here

Journal Retracts Paper that Questioned CDC Autism Study Read article here

Consumers beware: Misleading labels may hide trans fats Read article here

Bacteria in Your Home: They’re A Unique Reflection of You Read article here

 


ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

August 25, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Aug. 22, 2014: 

U.S. Ebola patients released, pose no public risk Read article here

Gastric cancer: could Botox be an alternative to chemo? Read article here

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Are your medical records safe? Read article here

Pregnant Women Should Just Skip This Fish Entirely, Says Consumer Reports Read article here

Millions with disabilities get heavy-duty painkillers Read article here

DEA tightens rules on hydrocodone combination pills Read article here

New study focuses on in-flight risk to infants Read article here

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An Unstoppable Killer: New Research Suggests Cancer Can’t Be Eradicated Read article here

Blood Transfusions Could Reduce Strokes in Kids With Sickle-Cell Anemia Read article here

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Nurses Who Care the Most Burn Out Fastest Read article here

There Were Way Less Teen Moms Last Year Read article here

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Will antibiotics make your baby an obese adult? Read article here

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Common antibiotic linked to higher risk of heart death Read article here

Pruning Process May Go Awry in Brains of Children With Autism Read article here

New diagnostic test for type 1 diabetes Read article here

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Polio’s Two Vaccines Are More Effective When They’re Combined Read article here

Older People Sleep Less. Now We Know Why. Read article here

 


ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

August 18, 2014

Recap for Week Ending Aug. 15, 2014: 

Brought back from the dead Read article here

 

Report: Ebola outbreak probably started with 2-year-old in Guinea Read article here

Regardless of location, concussions serious, study says Read article here

It’s Probably Best to Avoid Antibacterial Soaps Read article here

Highly Accurate, At-Home Colon Cancer Test Gets FDA Approval Read article here

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Decline in US lung cancer rates, varying by race, gender, age Read article here

Bee, scorpion and snake venom may hold cancer cure Read article here

Dozens of Genes Implicated in Explaining Why Only Some People Develop PTSD Read article here

New Concerns About an Old Heart Drug Read article here 

Digoxin, a popular heart drug, is derived from digitalis, an extract of the foxglove plant.

Heart Failure Treatment Possible? Scientists Find Unknown Cardiac Molecule… Read article here

This Molecule Could Treat Heart Failure

Man’s Rare Condition May Open Door to New Alzheimer’s Treatments Read article here

Man's Rare Condition May Open Door to New Alzheimer's Treatments

Five Common Myths About Depression Read article here

Study: More coffee may prevent your ears from ringing Read article here

Study: 2 in 5 in the US will develop type-2 diabetes Read article here

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More Exercise Isn’t Always Better, Study Shows Read article here

 

Excess body weight boosts risk of 10 common cancers, study reports Read article here

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New Study Questions Need To Cut Salt, But Experts Raise Concerns About Findings Read article here

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