ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

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

A cook prepares fries in a cafe at the Frietmuseum in Bruges September 27, 2011.  REUTERS/Thierry Roge

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


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

When does a diet drug tip the balance for health?

Why Diabetics Should Protect Their Hearts, Too Read article here 

Rare blood type linked to dementia risk http://www.cbsnews.com/news/rare-blood-type-linked-to-dementia-risk/

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