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August 8, 2018

Preschoolers' Parents May Be Unprepared to Treat Asthma

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Only about half the parents of asthmatic preschoolers had the right knowledge and medicines on hand to treat their […]
August 8, 2018

School Prep Includes Planning Allergy, Asthma Management

TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Allergies and asthma can make the start of the new school year a challenge for kids who aren’t prepared […]
August 7, 2018

AHA: Little 'Kemp the Warrior' Battles Heart Defect

TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Despite a nerve-racking pregnancy and delivery, Bevin and Scott Reinen described the moment that they finally got to […]
August 7, 2018

To Combat Childhood Obesity, Start at Birth … or Even Before

TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Efforts to prevent childhood obesity probably should begin at birth to have any hope of success, according to new […]
August 7, 2018

Breast-Feeding Suffers in Homes With Smokers: Study

TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New mothers who are exposed to secondhand smoke at home stop breast-feeding sooner than those in smoke-free households, researchers […]
August 7, 2018

Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys a Safe Option for Transplant: Study

TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Dialysis patients waiting for kidney transplants might safely accept an organ from a donor infected with hepatitis C virus […]
August 6, 2018

Better Blood Test May Spot Heart Attack Faster

MONDAY, Aug. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new blood test can help emergency room doctors more quickly determine whether patients with chest pain are having […]
August 3, 2018

Why Seniors Can Struggle With Swallowing

FRIDAY, Aug. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have developed swallowing problems as you age, a new study may explain why. A loss of muscle […]
August 3, 2018

Hiccups for a Month? It Can Happen

FRIDAY, Aug. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Short-lasting hiccups are annoying enough, but some people get hiccups that last longer a month or more. The longest […]