Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Jimmy Carter Recovering in Hospital From Fall at Home

Oct. 22, 2019 -- Former President Jimmy Carter, 95, is recovering from a minor pelvis fracture after he fell at his home in Plains, GA. Carter was admitted Phoebe Sumter Medical Center,...

Teal Pumpkins Offer Allergy Safe Halloween Stops

Lisa Rutter, founder, No Nuts Moms Group; director of support group development, Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team; Rochester, MI. Leah Robilotto, founder, The Food Allergy Institute, Sharpsburg, GA. ...

Many Parents Not Following Safe-Sleep Advice for Babies

More than three-quarters of moms said they usually put their babies on their backs to sleep. Fewer -- 57% -- said their babies slept in their room, but not in their beds. Even fewer were consistently following the advice on sleep surfaces and keeping babies'...

Signs of Virus Seen in Disease Paralyzing Kids

MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A new antibody test appears to have honed in on the most likely cause of a mysterious polio-like disease that regularly sweeps through the United States. The new test detected antibodies...

FDA OKs Diabetes Drug for Type 2 Heart Failure Risk

Matthew Freeby, MD, director, Gonda Diabetes Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. Gerald Bernstein, MD, program coordinator, Friedman Diabetes Institute, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York. ...

What Kind of Drinking Can Trigger A-Fib?

FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Frequent drinking is more likely than binge drinking to increase your risk of the most common heart rhythm disorder, a new study finds. ...

Surgery Helps Tough-to-Treat Acid Reflux

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) that...

Seafood Company Widens Recall of Frozen Tuna

Oct. 17, 2019 -- A Florida seafood company has expanded its recall of a variety of frozen seafood for fears it could be contaminated with scombroid fish poisoning. Mical Seafood of Cooper...

Measles Devastates Families, Challenges Doctors

Oscar and Paula Abalahin, Port Orchard, WA. Ariel Loop, Pasadena, CA. Brian Long, MD, Children’s Medical Associates, Fairfax, VA. ...

PTSD Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke in Younger Adults

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter ...
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