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What Are This Year’s Most Dangerous Toys?

TUESDAY, Nov. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Not all the toys in Santa’s sack are safe to play with. Among this year’s most dangerous playthings are data-collecting dolls and fidget spinners full of lead, a new report says. “We should be able to trust that the toys we buy …

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HealthCare.gov ACA enrollment lower by 400,000

A little more than 1.9 million people signed up for health insurance in the first three weeks of the Affordable Care Act open enrollment for 2019 coverage. That compares to almost 2.3 million during the first three weeks of open enrollment last year, which included an additional day. Americans are …

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As Melatonin Use Rises, So Do Safety Concerns

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Nutrition Business Journal. National Center for Complementary and Integrated Health, “Use of Complementary Health Approaches in the U.S.” Michael J. Breus, PhD, clinical psychologist; author of Good Night: The Sleep Doctor’s 4-week Program to Better Sleep and Better Health. Sleep Medicine Review., “‘Melatonin as a hypnotic: Pro.” …

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Tough-to-Treat UTIs More Likely to Recur

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If your urinary tract infection isn’t responding to antibiotics, you could be headed for a fast relapse, researchers say. In a new study of 151 adults with antibiotic-resistant UTIs, investigators found that these patients …

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Bypass Beats Stents in Diabetes With Heart Trouble

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with both diabetes and multiple clogged heart arteries live longer if they undergo bypass surgery rather than have their blood vessels reopened with stents, according to follow-up results from a landmark clinical trial. …

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