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Nearly 1 in 10 Americans Struggles to Control Sexual Urges

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The #MeToo movement has given many Americans a glimpse into an unfamiliar world that may have left many wondering, "What were they thinking?"It turns out t...

Ebola Outbreak Worst in Congo's History

The current Ebola outbreak in Congo is the worst in the country's recorded history, the health ministry says. Latest Infectious Disease News There have been 319 confirmed and probable cases, and 198 deaths since the outbreak was declared Aug. 1. The deaths include 163 ...

Bringing Baby in a Lyft, Uber? Child Car Seats Are Rarely Included

Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There are wide variations between states when it comes to child restraint rules for ride-share services such as Lyft and Uber, researchers report.This can cause uncertainty and confusion for parents...

Mammograms Do Save Lives: Study

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Women confused by the conflicting advice surrounding the benefits and timing of mammograms will be interested in a new study out of Sweden.The research, involving more ...

FDA Will Ban Many Flavored E-Cigarettes

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will soon announce a ban on sales of most flavored electronic cigarettes in retail stores and gas stations across the United Stat...

Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure Risks

Latest Diabetes News SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The diabetes drug Farxiga might do double-duty for patients, helping to ward off another killer, heart failure, new research shows.Type 2 diabetics who took Farxiga (dapagliflozin) saw their...

FDA Says Primatene Mist Inhaler is Back for Asthmatics

A new version of an over-the-counter asthma inhaler that was taken off the market in 2011 has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Latest Asthma News U.S. sales of Primatene Mist were halted because it contained chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) propellants, ...

U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

Latest Lungs News THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarette smoking rates have dropped to the lowest level ever recorded, U.S. health officials reported Thursday."This new all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public heal...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Hospital With Broken Ribs

Latest Prevention & Wellness News THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- After falling in her office on Wednesday evening, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized with three broken ribs on Thursday morning.The 85-year-old first ...

Yoga, Meditation Surging in Popularity in U.S.

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If it seems like everyone you know is trying yoga or meditation, you might be right. A new government survey shows that the number of Americans prac...

Smoking Persists for Americans With Mental Health Ills

Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- While more Americans are quitting smoking, researchers find that people with mental health problems are much less likely to kick the habit.Smokers with mental health issues are only half as likel...

Untreated Hearing Loss Can Be Costly for Seniors

Latest Hearing News THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Having hearing loss and not knowing it might translate into higher medical bills and other health problems for many seniors, two new studies suggest.In one study, researchers analyzed data from more ...
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