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Study Shows Long COVID Affects Women More Than Men

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 18:23

A new study shows that women are 33 percent less likely than men to make a full recovery from long COVID than men.

Needle-Free Epinephrine Options Are On The Horizon

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 16:57

Epinephrine is the only effective treatment for serious allergic reactions called anaphylaxis, yet people with prescriptions for the lifesaving medication often don't carry their auto-injectors, and many hesitate to use them.

Got A-Fib? Shed Pounds Before Treatment to Stop Its Return

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 14:14

In a new study, patients with a-fib who were overweight or obese when they underwent ablation to correct abnormal heart rhythm were more likely to experience a return of A-fib than folks who were not.

Low-Fat Vegan Diet May Bring Relief From Rheumatoid Arthritis

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 13:54

New study suggests it might, but there are still plenty of questions

The Emotional Side of Breast Cancer

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 13:37

Breast cancer can bring on many emotions in people. From diagnosis to treatments, the journey may leave you feeling things you hadn't expected.

Pediatric Palliative Care: Easing Your Child's Suffering

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 15:39

Bringing normalcy to families' lives is a goal of pediatric palliative care, also known as pediatric advanced care (PAC). Many families, however, resist palliative care because they think it's limited to end-of-life care.

Guns Now Leading Cause of Death for US Children

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 14:57

Deaths linked to firearms topped those from car accidents for the first time in 2020, a new study found.

Why Do We Freeze Under Pressure?

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 14:36

It’s happened to presidential candidates, Wheel of Fortune contestants, and (let’s be honest) you too – anyone can choke when stakes are high. Science explains why, and how to stop it.

Highway Death Toll Warning Signs May Cause More Crashes, Not Less

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 10:17

A new study suggests showing highway death tolls on roadside message boards in a bid to curb crashes may actually cause more accidents.

5 Bacteria Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 09:50

Researchers have identified five types of bacteria associated with aggressive prostate cancer which could lead to new treatments for the disease.

20,000 Child Car Seats Recalled Because of Choking Hazard

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 18:31

20,000 child car seats have been recalled because of a choking hazard.

CDC Issues Alert for Hepatitis in Children With Adenovirus Infection

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 18:01

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a health advisory urging state and local authorities to watch for cases of hepatitis in children with adenovirus infection.

How and Why Teens Manipulate Their Parents

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 17:42

WebMD explains why and how teens manipulate their parents and how parents can respond effectively.

5 Mistakes Parents Make With Teens and Tweens

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 17:39

As your child grows into adolescence, you need to adapt your parenting skills for a teenager. Here are the top mistakes parents make with their teens and tweens, and how to avoid them.

9 Ways to Wean a Child Off Thumb Sucking

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 17:33

Got a preschooler who won't stop thumb sucking or finger sucking? Find out what to do about it.

The Truth About Baby Poop: Colored Stool and Diarrhea in Infants

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 17:29

Find out what color changes, diarrhea, and frequency of baby poop may say about your baby's health.

First Trimester Problems: When to Call Your Doctor

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 17:27

What's normal? These 7 warning signs could mean trouble with an early pregnancy. Play it safe, and call your doctor.

Feeding Toddlers: Feeding Chart, Meal Ideas, and Serving Sizes

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 17:21

Experts explain how to provide toddlers with the nutritious food they need for their growing bodies.

Can You Be Pregnant and Not Know It?

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 17:18

Is it possible to carry a baby without knowing you’re pregnant? It happens more often than you think.

Serious Symptoms in Children: Signs not to Be Ignored

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 17:12

Wondering if your child’s condition is serious or not? WebMD discusses the possible signs of a serious health problem and what to do in case of a health emergency.