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24 Jun

Breast Cancer May Spread More Quickly at Night, Study Finds

Circulating breast cancer cells that later form metastases are mainly shed when patients are asleep, researchers say.

23 Jun

HealthDay Now: Survey Shows Diabetes Patients Need Support

HealthDay’s Mabel Jong reveals the findings of a new HealthDay/Harris Poll survey of diabetes patients and caregivers.

23 Jun

HealthDay Now: How To Support Diabetes Patients

HealthDay’s Mabel Jong will be joined by Ina Mendoza and Diane Kondyra to discuss their experiences with type 2 diabetes, including the importance of diabetes education and the challenges of caring for a loved one with the disease. Mabel will also reveal the findings of a new HealthDay/Harris Poll survey of diabetes patients and caregivers.

Tough Choices: When It's Time to Move From Home to Assisted Living

Tough Choices: When It's Time to Move From Home to Assisted Living

While 8 in 10 Americans ages 65 and older say they want to age in their homes, it's not always possible when health declines.

Knowing when a loved one needs a more supportive environment, such as assisted living, continuing care retirement community or a nursing home, can be challenging. Though "aging in place" remains a cherished goal, s...

  • By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 26, 2022
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Live in a Wildfire Zone? Be Prepared

Live in a Wildfire Zone? Be Prepared

More Americans now live in wildfire zones as wildfire seasons have become longer, with hotter, faster-moving fires.

If you're one of those who live in a location threatened by wildfires, it's important to be prepared, according to Environment America, a national network of 30 state environmental groups.

You should have a plan for ev...

  • By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 25, 2022
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Smells Like Friendship: Similar Body Odors May Draw Folks Together

Smells Like Friendship: Similar Body Odors May Draw Folks Together

FRIDAY, June 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- You and your best friend may have your noses to thank in helping bring you together, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that pairs of friends who'd just "clicked" upon meeting tended to smell more alike, compared to random pairs of strangers. What's more, a high-tech electro...

  • Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 24, 2022
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NYC Opens First Monkeypox Vaccine Clinic in U.S.

NYC Opens First Monkeypox Vaccine Clinic in U.S.

On Thursday, New York City became the first U.S. city to start offering the monkeypox vaccine to those at high risk for the disease.

The announcement follows similar ones issued from the United Kingdom and Canada. Although most cases of the disease have been reported among gay and bisexual men, anyone can get it from close physical contac...

  • By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 24, 2022
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SCOTUS Overturns Roe v. Wade, Leaving Many Women Without Access to Abortion

SCOTUS Overturns Roe v. Wade, Leaving Many Women Without Access to Abortion

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling on Friday that overturns the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision guaranteeing a woman's right to abortion.

"The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion... and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives," the high court said in its opinion on ...

  • Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 24, 2022
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Lots of 'THC-Free' CBD Products Contain THC: Study

Lots of 'THC-Free' CBD Products Contain THC: Study

You might be getting a little unwanted something extra when you buy a CBD product at your local grocers or supplements store, a new study warns.

About 60% of CBD products tested in the lab also contain THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the chemical in pot that causes intoxication, researchers report in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence...

  • Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 24, 2022
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CDC Panel Backs Moderna Vaccine for Those Aged 6-17

CDC Panel Backs Moderna Vaccine for Those Aged 6-17

An expert panel from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine be approved for kids between the ages of 6 and 17.

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) endorsed the shots after hearing the latest evidence on the vaccine's effectiveness,...

  • Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 24, 2022
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COVID Vaccines Saved 20 Million Lives Worldwide in First Year

COVID Vaccines Saved 20 Million Lives Worldwide in First Year

Nearly two-thirds of the world's population has had at least one COVID-19 vaccine, which has prevented nearly 20 million deaths, new research finds.

The study from Imperial College London was the first to quantify the impact of vaccines on a global scale. It was based on death records and estimates from 185 countries.

"Our findings o...

  • By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 24, 2022
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U.S. Cancer Survivors Now Number 18 Million

U.S. Cancer Survivors Now Number 18 Million

More than 18 million Americans have now survived cancer, a new report shows.

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the U.S. National Cancer Institute collaborated on the report to estimate cancer prevalence and help public health officials better serve survivors.

"As the population of cancer survivors continues to grow and age, ...

  • By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 24, 2022
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Pediatricians' Group Urges Parents to Get Youngest Kids Vaccinated Against COVID

Pediatricians' Group Urges Parents to Get Youngest Kids Vaccinated Against COVID

Now that a COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for kids under age 5, a leading medical group urges parents to discuss it with their health care provider.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) suggests that parents ask their children's doctor or other clinician any questions they may have and learn how they can get the shots. One-on-one c...

  • By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 24, 2022
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Very Old Reptiles Give Clues to Longevity in Humans

Very Old Reptiles Give Clues to Longevity in Humans

Historically, not much has been recorded on the aging of amphibians and reptiles, unless they live in a zoo.

Now, a team of international researchers has changed that in a study that traversed the world.

The team of 114 scientists, led by researchers from Penn State and Northeastern Illinois University, conducted the most comprehen...

  • By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 24, 2022
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FDA Bans Juul E-Cigarettes From US Market

FDA Bans Juul E-Cigarettes From US Market

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday ordered Juul Lab's to pull its e-cigarettes off the American market.

"Today's action is further progress on the FDA's commitment to ensuring that all e-cigarette and electronic nicotine delivery system products currently being marketed to consumers meet our public health standards," said FD...

  • Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 23, 2022
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Long COVID Can Hit Kids, Even Babies

Long COVID Can Hit Kids, Even Babies

THURSDAY, June 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Even babies aren't immune from the effects of long COVID, Danish researchers report.

Their study found that about one in three kids aged 14 and younger who tested positive for the virus were suffering from mood swings, trouble remembering or concentrating, and rashes as much as...

  • Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 23, 2022
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CDC Panel Urges Seniors to Get New, More Potent Flu Shot This Fall

CDC Panel Urges Seniors to Get New, More Potent Flu Shot This Fall

A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention vaccine advisory panel on Wednesday voted to recommend that Americans 65 and older get the new, more potent flu shots because the regular shot doesn't offer enough protection.

The more powerful vaccines might also offer more or longer protection for senior...

  • By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 23, 2022
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Youth Suicide Attempts Drop in U.S. States With Hate Crime Laws

Youth Suicide Attempts Drop in U.S. States With Hate Crime Laws

THURSDAY, June 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Hate crime laws that protect gay, lesbian and transgender people may have an unexpected benefit: fewer teen suicide attempts, among kids of all sexual orientations.

That's the conclusion of a new study that looked at what happened in U.S. states that enacted hate crime laws wit...

  • Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 23, 2022
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Acupuncture Might Ease Tension Headaches

Acupuncture Might Ease Tension Headaches

THURSDAY, June 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Tension headaches can make you feel like a vice is squeezing your entire head, and if you're among the millions prone to these crushing headaches, a new study brings some welcome news.

Acupuncture may help prevent tension headaches.

Folks with chronic tension headaches wh...

  • Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 23, 2022
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Britain Investigates Possible Presence of Poliovirus in London

Britain Investigates Possible Presence of Poliovirus in London

FRIDAY, May 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Health authorities in Britain, who routinely test sewage samples for the virus that causes polio, declared a "national incident" after evidence of local spread was found in London sewers.

No cases have been identified yet, according to the UK Health Security Agency.

There is little risk to the...

  • By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 23, 2022
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Moderna Says Omicron-Specific Booster Should Be Ready by August

Moderna Says Omicron-Specific Booster Should Be Ready by August

THURSDAY, June 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Moderna Inc. announced Wednesday that the revamped COVID booster shot it has developed to fight Omicron and its subvariants should be ready for public use by August.

The company has been making shots of the vaccine, called mRNA-1273.214, before getting regulatory approval so it can be ready to s...

  • By Cara Murez and Robin Foster HealthDay Reporters
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  • June 23, 2022
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Key Facts You Need to Know About Monkeypox

Key Facts You Need to Know About Monkeypox

Media reports about an outbreak of monkeypox may sound scary, but there's no need for most people to take special steps to avoid getting the viral illness, an infectious disease expert says.

Normal precautions recommended to prevent other diseases are sufficient, according to Dr. David Cennimo, an associate professor of medicine and pediat...

  • By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 23, 2022
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Need a Pill to Help You Sleep? You're Far From Alone, Survey Finds

Need a Pill to Help You Sleep? You're Far From Alone, Survey Finds

If you struggle to fall asleep at night, you are not alone.

About 28% of Americans say insomnia is taking a toll on their daily lives, and about 64% say they take sleep aids to help them fall asleep or stay asleep.

"Chronic insomnia is a dangerous public health problem," said Jennifer Martin, a licensed clinical psychologist and pre...

  • By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 23, 2022
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