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Health News for 08/20/14

August 20, 2014

White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report

White, straight women are much more likely to seek treatment for infertility than minority, bisexual or lesbian women, a new study finds.
Health Highlights: Aug. 20, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC

U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two decades, plummeting 57 percent and saving taxpayers billions of dollars, a new government report shows.
Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home

Leaving the car at home and getting to work by walking, cycling or public transit is good for your health, a new study indicates.
Health Tip: Strengthening Your Brain

A healthy lifestyle can help keep your brain sharp as you age, preventing cognitive decline.
Health Tip: Soothing Psoriasis on the Feet

Psoriasis causes red, itchy skin plaques that commonly affect the bottoms of the feet.
Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report

Lupus and other rheumatic diseases can cause neurological symptoms such as headaches and seizures, which can delay a correct diagnosis for months, a new report says.
Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some

Taking the widely used antibiotic clarithromycin may boost some patients' odds of dying from heart-related causes, a new study suggests.
All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group

A group representing U.S. obstetricians is calling for all pregnant women to get a flu shot.
Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit

The weeks after a hospital discharge may be a great time to help smokers quit the habit, and one study suggests a particular program might help.
'Bubble Boy' Disease May Be More Common Than Thought

A rare birth disorder that dismantles a baby's immune system is twice as common as once believed, a new study of more than 3 million infants says.
Many With Schizophrenia Say They're Happy: Study

Even though schizophrenia is one of the most severe forms of mental illness, nearly 40 percent of people with the disorder say they're happy, new research contends.

 

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