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Health News for 09/19/14

September 19, 2014

Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement

Women of childbearing age in the United States should be encouraged to maintain better oral care and visit the dentist routinely, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C.

When it comes to firearm deaths, Hawaii has the fewest gun deaths in the United States, while the District of Columbia has the highest, according to new research.
More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions

More states are passing legislation permitting or requiring schools to stock the medication epinephrine to use for any child having a severe allergic reaction.
Health Highlights: Sept. 19, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Health Tip: Getting More Whole Grains

Whole grains are nutrient-rich foods that are full of fiber to help you feel full.
Health Tip: Beware of Household Chemicals

Many common household items are dangerous if children get to them, so it's important to know where the danger lies and to keep such items securely stored.
Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery

Cancer patients burdened by stress and family conflicts before surgery may face a higher risk for complications following their operation, a new study suggests.
Study: Exposure to Diversity Might Boost Baby's Social Skills

Exposure to diverse communities may boost infants' social learning, according to a new study.
Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs

Rising temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean may be allowing certain tropical fish to spread to shallow waters that are becoming warmer, an expansion that could pose a significant threat to coral reefs, ecologists report.
Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says

Older people become more physically vulnerable during bereavement, new research shows.
Obama Calls for National Plan to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

President Barack Obama escalated the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria on Thursday, ordering key federal agencies to pursue a national strategy to deal with the threat.
Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts

Daily supplements of selenium or vitamin E don't seem to protect against the development of age-related cataracts among men, a new study indicates.
Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC

Less than half of all Americans got a flu shot last year, so U.S. health officials on Thursday urged that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated for the coming flu season.
Scientists Studying Sickle Cell Trait

Researchers are trying to learn more about a condition called sickle cell trait, which can cause sudden death in young athletes.
Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers

Teens and young adults who've been mentored may be more likely to get a job that provides them with greater responsibility and independence early on in their career, according to a new study.
One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says

Just a single dose of a common antidepressant can quickly alter the way brain cells communicate with one another, early research suggests.
New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report

In a sign that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread faster than ever, the World Health Organization said Thursday that more than 700 new cases of the deadly viral infection were reported in just one week.

 

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