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Health News for 06/19/13

June 19, 2013

6192013
Health Tip: Create an Escape Plan at Home

It's important to create and practice a fire escape plan at home, and to teach it to every member of the family.
Health Tip: Surviving With Cancer

After you've finished cancer treatment, you may be anxious for life to return to "normal." But "normal" may be far different than it was before cancer.
A Deadly Form of Diabetes That Doctors Sometimes Miss

Addie Parker was a happy 4-year-old who appeared to have the flu. But within hours she was in a coma.
Many U.S. Adults Under-Vaccinated Against Whooping Cough, Survey Finds

Whooping cough cases are escalating in the United States, and many American adults are unknowingly exposing vulnerable babies to the potentially deadly disease because their vaccinations are not up to date, a new survey finds.
Stronger Statins Don't Up Kidney Injury Risk, Study Finds

A higher dose of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs did not increase the risk of kidney injury in heart attack survivors, according to preliminary study findings.
Gene-Based Blood Test for Colon Cancer Shows Promise

Could screening for colon cancer someday be as easy as having a blood test? Researchers say just such a test is showing early promise in trials.
New Clues to Cancer Resistance From Long-Lived Rodents

Researchers interested in learning how certain rodents manage to live long, cancer-free lives have stumbled upon a potentially valuable clue: a substance outside their cells seems to help stop malignancies from spreading.
Character Counts When It Comes to Organ, Blood Donations

Some people say they would refuse an organ or blood donation that came from a murderer or thief, a new study shows.
Health Highlights: June 19, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
U.S. Doctors' Group Labels Obesity a Disease

In an effort to focus greater attention on the weight-gain epidemic plaguing the United States, the American Medical Association has now classified obesity as a disease.
HPV Vaccine Lowering Infection Rates Among Girls: CDC

Vaccination against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) is proving highly effective in reducing the spread of the sexually transmitted virus among young women, new research shows.

 

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