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February 24, 2018

Summer Camp Tips for Kids With Asthma, Allergies

SATURDAY, Feb. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your children may already be looking forward to summer camp. But when it comes to kids with asthma or […]
February 23, 2018

FDA Warns Heart Patients About Antibiotic Clarithromycin

FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The antibiotic clarithromycin (brand name: Biaxin) may increase the long-term risk of heart problems and death in patients with […]
February 22, 2018

Too Much TV Could Boost Your Odds for a Blood Clot

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Hours spent binge-watching that hot new series might feel great, but it’s doing no favors for your blood vessels, […]
February 22, 2018

Xanax, Valium Looking Like America's Next Drug Crisis

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — America is well aware of its opioid epidemic, but there’s a hidden crisis brewing with prescription sedatives such as […]
February 22, 2018

New Version of Nasal Flu Vaccine to Return for Next Season

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors can offer patients a new version of the nasal spray flu vaccine FluMist next winter, a U.S. government […]
February 21, 2018

Aspirin as Good a Clot Buster as Pricey Drugs After Joint Replacement

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Good old aspirin is just as effective as newer, expensive drugs at preventing blood clots after hip or knee […]
February 21, 2018

Even Hidden Flu May Trigger Trouble After Heart Surgery

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The flu virus — even if it doesn’t cause symptoms — can lead to serious complications after heart surgery, […]
February 21, 2018

Blacks May Face Higher Stroke Risk From AFib

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Race may play a role in just how dangerous atrial fibrillation — the common irregular heartbeat — might be. […]
February 20, 2018

Rotating Night Shifts a Path to Diabetes, Study Suggests

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Working the night shift may play havoc with your blood sugar levels, a new study contends. For the study, […]