Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk
THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Birth control pills containing high doses of estrogen, along with some other formulations, may increase the risk of breast cancer in women under 50, new preliminary research suggests.
Ebola Patient to Be Flown to U.S. for Treatment
FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An American who is battling the Ebola virus in West Africa will be flown to the United States for treatment over the next few days, according to staff at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
Health Tip: Set Rules About TV Time
(HealthDay News) -- Experts warn against children watching too
much TV, saying developing kids could be doing something more
healthy and productive.
Health Tip: Am I A Binge Eater?
(HealthDay News) -- Binge eating disorder is characterized by
regularly overeating and feeling that you have lost control of your
Some Jobs Harder on the Heart Than Others, Report Finds
THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Stress at work may raise your risk of heart attack and stroke, particularly if you work in the service industry or have a blue-collar job, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.
Once-Daily Inhaler Approved for COPD
THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Striverdi Respimat (olodaterol) inhalation spray has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the agency said Thursday in a news release.
There's No Ebola Cure, But Early Intensive Treatment Boosts Survival
THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The Ebola virus currently raging in West Africa has a well-earned reputation as one of the world's most deadly illnesses. But experts stress that early and intense medical care can greatly improve a person's chances of survival.
CDC Issues Travel Warning as West Africa Ebola Outbreak Worsens
THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- With the World Health Organization reporting that the death toll in the West African Ebola outbreak has risen to 729, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued a travel warning for