Daily Archives: February 25, 2020

Health Highlights: Feb. 19, 2014

MedicalNews

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Doctors Seek Help in Dealing With ADHD in Children Many pediatricians and family doctors in the United States lack expertise in diagnosing and treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, and are seeking help …

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Juul Plans to Pitch the FDA an Age-Locked E-Cigarette: Report

Juul Plans to Pitch the FDA an Age-Locked E-Cigarette: Report

Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo) Things have swiftly turned very, very bad for e-cigarette titan Juul. The company has been targeted by health officials and regulators as being a primary driver behind a surge in kids and teens hooked on tobacco products, and Juul is now in crisis mode as it …

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Common Yeast Infection Treatment Tied to Miscarriage, Birth Defects

News Picture: Common Yeast Infection Treatment Tied to Miscarriage, Birth Defects

TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A new study throws serious doubt on the safety of using a common yeast infection treatment during pregnancy. Fluconazole (Diflucan) is a prescribed pill used to treat yeast infections. However, Canadian research now suggests its use greatly raises a pregnant woman’s odd for …

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39 states to investigate Juul’s marketing

39 states to investigate Juul's marketing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A coalition of 39 states will look into the marketing and sales of vaping products by Juul Labs, including whether the company targeted youths and made misleading claims about nicotine content in its devices, officials announced Tuesday. Attorneys general from Connecticut, Florida, Nevada, Oregon and Texas …

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Screen Time for the Very Young Has Doubled in 20 Years: Study

News Picture: Screen Time for the Very Young Has Doubled in 20 Years: Study

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The electronic babysitter is alive and thriving in the new digital age. A new study says it all: Children under the age of 2 spend twice the amount of time in front of a screen each day — almost …

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C.D.C. Officials Warn of Coronavirus Outbreaks in the U.S.

C.D.C. Officials Warn of Coronavirus Outbreaks in the U.S.

The coronavirus almost certainly will begin spreading in communities in the United States, and Americans should begin preparations now, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday. “It’s not so much of a question of if this will happen anymore but rather more of a question …

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A Little Weight Loss May Ease Sleep Apnea

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A small amount of weight loss might help combat sleep apnea, a new study suggests. Finnish researchers said losing as little as 5 percent of body weight seems to lead to significant improvement in the condition — in which …

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This new South Carolina poll is very bad news for Joe Biden

How some conservatives plan to disrupt South Carolina primary

While the top-line number draws the eye, it’s a series of other questions sprinkled throughout the poll that seem to suggest a path to a massive upset victory does, in fact, exist. 1) Roughly 1 in 3 Biden backers in the poll (32%) said they might vote for another candidate …

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Napoli v Barcelona: Champions League last 16 – live! | Football

Napoli

7.05pm GMT19:05 The teams! The team sheets have been handed in, and the names upon them were these: Napoli: Ospina, Di Lorenzo, Manolas, Maksimovic, Rui, Fabian, Demme, Zielinski, Callejon, Mertens, Insigne. Subs: Meret, Allan, Elmas, Luperto, Politano, Hysaj, Milik.Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Nelson Semedo, Pique, Umtiti, Firpo, Busquets, Rakitic, de Jong, …

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Could Heartburn Meds Lead to Drug-Resistant Germs?

Could Heartburn Meds Lead to Drug-Resistant Germs?

TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Common heartburn meds may foster the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the gut, a new research review suggests. In an analysis of 12 past studies, researchers found that, overall, the evidence supports a link: People who use acid-suppressing medications — particularly proton …

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