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Health News for 07/24/14

July 24, 2014

Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence

Women who compete in triathlons are at increased risk for pelvic floor disorders, including incontinence, and other health problems, a new study says.
Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

Drinking caffeine may worsen the hot flashes and night sweats that affect roughly two-thirds of women as they go through menopause, new survey data suggests.
Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier

Giving low-income families vouchers to buy fruits and vegetables at farmers' markets could increase their consumption of these healthy foods, according to a new study.
Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says

An "unacceptably low" number of girls and boys are getting the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cervical, anal and other cancers, U.S. health officials said Thursday.
Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study

Human semen is naturally colonized by bacteria, and a new study suggests the microbes might have a role to play in both HIV transmission and levels in infected men.
Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds

The stereotype of the sex-crazed teenage boy may be dead wrong, according to a small study that asked boys what they really want from romantic relationships.
FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller

A new formulation of a powerful narcotic painkiller that discourages potential abusers from snorting or injecting the drug has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved

Targiniq ER (oxycodone hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride extended release) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a long-term, around-the-clock treatment for severe pain when other therapies are ineffective or unavailable.
Health Highlights: July 24, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC

Children covered by Medicaid, the publicly funded insurance program for the poor, visit the emergency room for medical care far more often than uninsured or privately insured youngsters, a U.S. survey finds.
Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

Parents of obese children often don't view their kids as unhealthy or recognize the health consequences of excess weight or inactivity, according to a new study.
More Than 10 Million People Gained Coverage Under Obamacare, Study Finds

A new study estimates that more than 10 million uninsured Americans gained health coverage over the past year due to the Affordable Care Act.
Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

Young children with strong reading skills may be on a fast track to a brighter future, a new study suggests.
Health Tip: Keep Youngsters Outside the Pool

Toddlers are so curious that they're naturally drawn to an unattended pool. That's a recipe for tragedy.
Health Tip: Recovering After Knee Replacement

Recovering from knee replacement surgery takes time, and it's important to prepare your home before the operation.
Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends

Even though its use is often advised by doctors, the painkiller acetaminophen -- best known as Tylenol -- does not help treat lower back pain, according to a new Australian study.

 

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