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Financial Toxicity Is Common With Gynecologic Cancers

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 02, 2020 — More than one-fifth of patients being treated for gynecologic malignancies experience financial toxicity, results of a single-center study suggest. Among 5,188 patients treated for gynecologic cancers, 1,155 (22%) experienced financial toxicity, measured by bills sent to …

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Common Lab Test Changes You Should Know

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A visit to the doctor often includes a visit to the lab for blood tests. But the last few years have brought changes to how some common lab tests are done. Lipid Testing This test looks at lipids (also called blood fats), including total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL …

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Common Samsung Galaxy S20 Problems and How to Fix Them

Common Samsung Galaxy S20 Problems and How to Fix Them

With Samsung’s release of the Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra, a trio of excellent Android smartphones hit the market. But even the most exceptional new releases come with a collection of bugs, issues, and problems. If you’re staring at your Galaxy S20, wishing it would function as it should, …

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Common Kindle Fire Problems, and How to Fix Them

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The Kindle Fire lineup has been a success story for Amazon. It all started with the original Kindle Fire, but Amazon has upgraded and overhauled its Android offerings since then. With its most recent Fire tablets, Amazon has dropped the Kindle name altogether. Related reads While feedback on the devices …

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Serious Eye Problems Common in People With Parkinson’s

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WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — People with Parkinson’s disease often have eye problems, which can interfere with their daily activities and increase their risk for falls, researchers say. “It is especially important for people with Parkinson’s to have the best vision possible because it can help compensate for …

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Stress Disorder May Be Common Among ICU Patients on Ventilators

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Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, March 1 (HealthDay News) — Post-traumatic stress disorder, a form of anxiety disorder common among war veterans, was also frequently seen among intensive care patients put on a ventilator, a new study shows. Some patients showed significant effects of the condition, also …

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Coronavirus symptoms compared with flu, common cold, and allergies

Coronavirus symptoms compared with flu, common cold, and allergies

The flu, the common cold, allergies, and COVID-19 — the disease associated with the new coronavirus — have similar symptoms. Overlapping symptoms include a sore throat, fatigue, and a dry cough. That can make it challenging for doctors to diagnose COVID-19. People with COVID-19 don’t typically have runny noses or …

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Anxiety May Be More Common Than Depression After Pregnancy

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By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) — Anxiety is far more common in the days after childbirth than depression, with nearly one in five new mothers reporting acute mental stress surrounding delivery and the transition to a larger family, a new study suggests. Researchers also found that …

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Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Won’t Raise Blood Cancer Risk

Depression Lurks for Low-Income RA Patients

By Carolyn ColwellHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 29 (HealthDay News)—Methotrexate, one of the most common drugs used to ease rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, will not raise a patient’s risk for blood cancer, a new study finds. But a lesser-used medicine, cyclophosphamide, was associated with a doubling in patients’ odds for lymphoma, the …

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Study Links Common Household Products to Asthma

Home-Visit Program May Improve Child's Asthma

Many in Industry Question Study’s Findings, Say Fears Unfounded By Kathleen DohenyWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD March 8, 2012 — Many cleaning and personal care products contain chemicals linked with asthma flare-ups or hormone disruption, according to new research. On the list: sunscreens, vinyl shower …

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