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27 Jun

Many CBD Products Contain Psychoactive Ingredient THC, Study Finds

Many CBD users are unknowingly consuming THC, which could pose health and legal problems, researchers say.

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.

Ob-Gyns Call Bans on Abortion Devastating for Women's Health

Ob-Gyns Call Bans on Abortion Devastating for Women's Health

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn a woman's right to have an abortion marks a "very dark day in health care" that will leave patients at risk and doctors afraid to act, leaders of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) said Friday.

"It is a dark day indeed for the tens of millions of patients who have su...

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  • June 27, 2022
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WHO Says Monkeypox not a Global Health Threat for Now

WHO Says Monkeypox not a Global Health Threat for Now

MONDAY, June 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) – The spread of monkeypox should be closely monitored, the World Health Organization said on Saturday, but it is not a global emergency at this time.

Monkeypox is a long-neglected illness, endemic in some African countries, the WHO emergency committee explained.

The current outbreak, involvin...

  • By Cara Murez and Robin Foster HealthDay Reporters
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  • June 27, 2022
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Muting Your Phone May Cause More Stress, Not Less

Muting Your Phone May Cause More Stress, Not Less

MONDAY, June 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Are you plagued by FOMO -- "fear of missing out"? Then silencing your smartphone may not be the stress-buster you think it is.

That's the takeaway from a new study that found many folks check their phones a lot more when they're set to mute or vibrate than when they beep and ring...

  • Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 27, 2022
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Pfizer Has Two Updated Booster Shots to Help Fight Omicron

Pfizer Has Two Updated Booster Shots to Help Fight Omicron

MONDAY, June 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Pfizer Inc. announced Saturday that it has two possible candidates that beat back Omicron infection more effectively than its original vaccine.

The news follows Moderna's announcement last week that its Omicron booster shot showed greater protection against the highly contagious variant.

On ...

  • By Cara Murez and Robin Foster HealthDay Reporters
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  • June 27, 2022
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After Appeal, Court Rules Juul Can Still Sell E-Cigarettes for Now

After Appeal, Court Rules Juul Can Still Sell E-Cigarettes for Now

A federal appeals court has ruled that for now, Juul Labs can continue to sell its electronic cigarettes on the U.S. market.

The Friday ruling came in response to the company seeking a temporary emergency hold while it appeals a ban of its products that was issued Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The e-cigarette mak...

  • By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 27, 2022
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HIV Testing Plummeted During Pandemic

HIV Testing Plummeted During Pandemic

Testing for HIV suffered a sharp setback during the first year of the pandemic, new government data shows.

The number of HIV tests funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and administered in health care settings dropped 43% between 2019 and 2020, the study showed. Tests administered in non-health care settings droppe...

  • By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 27, 2022
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COVID Boosters Raise Antibody Levels by 85% in Nursing Home Residents

COVID Boosters Raise Antibody Levels by 85% in Nursing Home Residents

Getting a COVID-19 booster shot can significantly increase an at-risk person's immunity and protect against the contagious Omicron variant.

New research focusing on nursing home residents and their caregivers found a third dose of vaccine boosted antibodies by more than 85%, with high levels of Omicron-specific immunity.

The study a...

  • By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 27, 2022
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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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