Daily Archives: March 14, 2020

Most Kids With Autism Overcome Language Delays, Study Finds

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By Mary Brophy MarcusHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) — Severe language delays early in the life of a child with autism can be overcome, especially if a child exhibits nonverbal intelligence. A new study that looked at speech delays in children with autism spectrum disorders found that 70 …

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Nasal ‘Nerve Block’ May Help Ease Kids’ Migraines

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, March 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Kids and teens who suffer with migraines may find relief from a nasal “nerve block” that’s commonly used in adults with the debilitating headaches, a new study suggests. During the procedure, a catheter is placed in each nostril and …

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C-Section Rates Vary Widely at U.S. Hospitals

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MONDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) — Some U.S. hospitals have a rate of cesarean deliveries 10 times higher than other hospitals, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from 593 hospitals with at least 100 births in 2009 and found that cesarean rates at the hospitals ranged from 7.1 percent …

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Asthma Much More Lethal for Black Children, Study Finds

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SATURDAY, March 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Asthma attacks can prove deadly to kids, but a new study shows that black American children are six times more likely to die of the illness than their white or Hispanic peers. The gap in death rates “may imply a differential access to …

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Stars Pedal Hard to Help Fight Rare Cancers

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By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) — At the top of his game, it’s hard to imagine New York Giants linebacker Mark Herzlick as anything other than the picture of health. But the 25-year-old is a cancer survivor. In 2009, Herzlick was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a …

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More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC

News Picture: Why Some Are Still Skeptical of Tanning Bed Risks

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The number of U.S. teens who use indoor tanning has dropped by half in recent years, a new government study reveals. Only about 7 percent of high school students said they used indoor tanning in 2015, down from almost …

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Combo Inhaler May Give Better Relief for Some With Asthma

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) — Asthma patients typically use two inhaled drugs — one a fast-acting “rescue inhaler” to stem attacks and another long-lasting one to prevent them. However, combining both in one inhaler may be best for some patients, two new studies suggest. Patients …

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Itching for a Solution to That Rash?

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FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Maybe it’s a new soap or the dry, cold weather that has turned your hands red and itchy. “There are many reasons for hand rashes,” said Dr. Melissa Piliang, a board-certified dermatologist at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. And the source of the …

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Sport’s enforced absence needs all our forbearance and fortitude | Jonathan Liew | Sport

The Principality Stadium stayed shut on Saturday, with Wales’ Six Nations clash with Scotland postponed.

When did it become real for you? Perhaps it was when the first grisly footage started emerging from Wuhan, of deserted and dystopian streets, of a human catastrophe beyond understanding. Perhaps it was when an entire airline went bust, when plans and schemes were thrown into disarray. Perhaps it was …

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Shifting Temps May Prime You for Spring Allergies

More People Need Training in Lifesaving Epinephrine Use, Advocates Say

By Brenda Goodman, MAWebMD Health News Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD March 5, 2013 — Spring allergy season is again off to an early start in many parts of the country, and doctors say there are some signs it may be even more miserable than usual this year. Last year …

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