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5/5/2016
Persistent Critical Illness May Keep Patients From Leaving ICU
5 percent of the millions who enter intensive care units use up one-third of ICU resources, study finds
5/5/2016
Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older Patients
Study found those 65 and older survived longer when they had operation
5/5/2016
Sleep Apnea May Raise Heart Risks in People With Pacemakers
Study found the combo was linked to raised odds of irregular heartbeat
5/5/2016
Race May Influence Risk for Irregular Heart Beat
Whites with heart failure more likely to develop atrial fibrillation, research finds
5/5/2016
Exercise Is Good for You, Even in Polluted Cities: Study
Walking and cycling also help to curtail unwanted emissions, British researchers say
5/5/2016
Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study
Small review finds high schoolers as young as 14 have had boyfriends who control their reproductive choices
5/5/2016
Addicts Using Diarrhea Drug Imodium to Get High
Trend is increasing among those who can't get opioid prescription painkillers, experts say
5/5/2016
Mini-Camera Mounted on Glasses Helps Blind 'Read'
Device scans text, relays audio version to wearer's ear
5/5/2016
Restoring Blood Flow Beats Exercise for Poor Leg Circulation
Opening vessels could prevent new scarring in muscles, researchers say
5/5/2016
Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Good Cholesterol in Obese Boys
Small study showed surgery also improved protective effects of HDL on the heart
5/5/2016
Your Healthy Skin Germs Stay Put, Despite Cleaning
Findings suggest your 'microbial fingerprint' is important to well-being
5/5/2016
Study Links Climate Change to Kidney Disease
Rising temperatures, less rain seen boosting rates of disease in rural areas with hot climes
5/5/2016
Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. Seniors
Year-long CDC study finds 1.3 million people over 65 with poor eyesight fell at least once
5/5/2016
Widely Used Heart Drug Tied to Dementia Risk
Both warfarin and the atrial fibrillation it's often used to treat may raise risk, study suggests
5/5/2016
Stay Lean, Live Longer
Researchers found slimmest people had lowest chances of dying in two studies
5/5/2016
6 Years Later, Obamacare Still Divides America: Poll
But most support many parts of health care reform law
5/5/2016
FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors
Agency also wants other retail restrictions on access to vaping products
5/4/2016
Emergency Surgery Risky Business in Poor Countries
Study points to need to address disparities in care
5/4/2016
Fatty Foods, Drowsy Days
Study found men who preferred fat-filled fare were more likely to be habitually sleepy
5/4/2016
4 Ways You Can Cut Smog in Your Town
EPA offers practical advice, including setting air conditioning to a higher temperature