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WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans use hand sanitizers every day, believing they safely kill bacteria. Now, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to find out if that's really true.
The agency Wednesday requested makers of antibacterial hand sanitizers and related products to provide data showing th...
- Margaret Farley Steele
- June 29, 2016
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WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- America's war on heart disease and stroke may have suffered a setback.
A new study warns that the rate of decline in deaths from heart disease and stroke has stalled.
"It is likely that the dual epidemics of obesity and diabetes, which began around 1985, are the major contributors ...
WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Check this out: Getting a partner trained to spot potential skin cancers can be a lifesaver for melanoma survivors, a new study shows.
"'Skin check partners' help melanoma patients to see areas they cannot easily see by themselves, and assist in making a decision about whether the mole chan...
WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although some doctors advise against giving a daily bath to kids with the skin condition eczema, a new paper says a daily soak is fine as long as it's followed by plenty of moisturizer.
Eczema occurs in adults and children, but is most common in babies. It results in extremely dry, itchy ski...
WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Add water polo to the list of sports where concussions are common.
A recent survey of more than 1,500 USA Water Polo members found 36 percent had suffered at least one concussion during games or practices. The average was just over two concussions per person, and concussions were more common...
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Parents in the United States are not quite as happy as their childless peers, a new report reveals.
The analysis of 22 industrialized countries found that the largest "happiness gap" between those who have kids and those who don't can be found in America.
That's thanks to the dearth ...
- Mary Elizabeth Dallas
- June 29, 2016
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