Sunday, January 19, 2020

Pot-Using Drivers Still Impaired After the High Fades

TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Even when they're not high on marijuana, recreational users of the drug display signs of impaired driving, a new study finds. The findings may come as a surprise to many, said...

For Trans Youths, a Tough Path to Gender Harmony

Michelle Fleisher, Glastonbury, CT. Pediatrics: “Transgender Adolescent Suicide Behavior.” ...

Racy Slogans Halt Utah Condom Distribution Plan

Jan. 17, 2020 -- Utah health officials were getting busy with an HIV-prevention effort when Gov. Gary Herbert halted the distribution of 100,000 condoms due to racy messaging. The Utah Department of...

Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Than Thought

Jan. 17, 2020 -- Sepsis kills more than twice as many people worldwide as once believed, and children in poor regions account for an excessive number of such deaths, researchers say. Sepsis is an out-of-control immune response to...

Are Doctors Throwing Away Potential Donor Kidneys?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2020 (HealthDay News)...

Could Your Fitbit Help Detect the Flu?

Jan. 17, 2020 -- Wearable activity monitors that also measure your heart rate could one day warn people they might be getting sick with an infection like the flu. Doctors have long...

Confronting Racial Bias in Maternal Deaths

Charles S. Johnson IV, founder, 4Kira4Moms. David Goodman, MD, leader, Maternal Health Team, CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health. Joia...

Parents Can Help Their Sleep-Deprived Teens

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Mom and dad may be key in curbing the epidemic of drowsy teens, a new study suggests.        American teens aren't getting enough sleep, which can lead to anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts. Sleepy teens...

Prices of MS Medications Keep Soaring

Hopes that generic glatiramer acetate would help stem drug costs were dashed in part because of a strategy that pharmaceutical companies often employ to stay one step ahead, Hartung noted. Prior to the release of the generic version,...

CDC Lifts Advisory Against Certain Romaine Lettuce

By EJ Mundell HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- It's safe again to buy and eat romaine...
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