MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Transgender youth in Utah are now blocked from receiving gender-affirming surgery and hormone therapy after Gov. Spencer Cox signed a bill Saturday that largely bans such care for youth.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- It may be that as many as 13% of older adults are addicted to highly processed comfort foods, a new survey finds.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Treatments for gum disease may have little benefit for heavy smokers, new research shows.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Infants exposed to maternal smoking during pregnancy are more than five times more likely to die unexpectedly compared to babies of nonsmokers, a new study says.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- A considerable proportion of adults with diabetes do not maintain continuity of use of glucose, blood pressure, or lipid medications, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in JAMA Network Open.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Most operating room (OR) cases do not properly document the anesthesia start time (AST), resulting in thousands of dollars in lost revenue for hospitals, according to a study presented at the American Society of Anesthesiologists ADVANCE 2023, Anesth…
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- A polypill (antihypertensives and a statin) does not reduce cognitive decline but is associated with reduced functional decline for adults aged 65 years and older with cardiovascular risk factors, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in JAMA…
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Infant screen use is associated with alterations in cortical electroencephalography (EEG) activity before age 2 years, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in JAMA Pediatrics.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- For adults with two or more chronic conditions, booster vaccination with BNT162b2 or CoronaVac is associated with reductions in COVID-19-related mortality compared with two doses, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Gestational age (GA) may be an important factor for body size in infancy, but the strength of association attenuates consistently with age, according to a study published online Jan. 26 in PLOS Medicine.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Time spent in moderate and vigorous physical activity (MVPA) is positively associated with cognitive performance, according to a study published online Jan. 23 in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of cannabis-related emergency department visits increased significantly for adults aged 65 years and older from 2005 to 2019, according to a study published online Jan. 9 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Black and Hispanic veterans experienced greater access barriers to care compared with their White counterparts during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published online Jan. 23 in JAMA Network Open.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- It’s clear that staying active is key to being healthy, and fitness trackers and smartwatches have become popular tools for tracking activity.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Starting a walking routine is simple because it requires so little: comfortable, supportive walking shoes and your own two feet.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Autism services are harder to find in many of the places where Black, Hispanic and Native American families live, new research shows.
It can be frustrating when the scales say you have gained weight, but you don't know how it happened. Fortunately, there are several logical reasons why the number on the scales is higher than normal.
According to a new study, stable and long-lasting marriages improve cognitive health.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. government could save billions every year once Medicare begins negotiating drug prices in 2026, new research suggests.
MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- New drugs may be needed to fight the deadliest form of tuberculosis, because it may no longer respond to current treatments.
Russia’s embassy in North Korea says the country has eased stringent epidemic controls in capital Pyongyang that were placed during the past five days to slow the spread of respiratory illnesses. North Korea has not officially acknowledged a lockdown in Pyongyang or a re-emergence of COVID-19 after leader Kim Jong Un declared a widely disputed victory over the coronavirus in August. But the Russian embassy’s Facebook posts have provided rare glimpses into the secretive country’s infectious disease controls. The embassy posted a notice Monday issued by North Korea’s Foreign Ministry informing foreign diplomats that the “intensified anti-epidemic period” imposed in Pyongyang since Wednesday was lifted as of Monday.
A baby spent more than a month in a Chicago NICU. A big bill revealed she was treated by out-of-network doctors from the children’s hospital next door. Her parents were charged despite a state law protecting patients from such out-of-network billing — and sent to collections when they didn’t pay up.
Just outside St. Louis, a cemetery for children sits on a hill. A wooden, weather-worn sign welcomes mourners to “Baby Land.” The gravediggers who made the special spot work quietly in the shadows.
Three young children were being treated for frostbite in Nebraska Sunday after police said two suspects stole an SUV while they were inside. A 5-year-old, 1-year-old and 7-month-old were found with suspected hypothermia and frostbite after authorities say the carjackers were arrested with the SUV. The children were not in the SUV when the suspects were arrested. Two children were found in another vehicle that had been reported stolen and the infant was found on the front porch of a farmhouse. Grand Island Police said a man had reported around 3 a.m. Sunday that his 2012 Chevrolet Traverse has been stolen with his three children inside. It was around 0 degrees at the time.
A Missouri mother who reported that her infant twins were stillborn has been convicted of manslaughter. Twenty-eight-year-old Maya Caston was convicted Friday of second-degree involuntary manslaughter and two counts of child endangerment. Prosecutors argued that Caston’s lack of action to get care for the babies showed that she caused the deaths. And her extensive internet searches for miscarriages and abortion methods before she gave birth demonstrated that she didn’t want the babies. Caston told the jury that she had planned to give the babies up for adoption at a doctor’s appointment three days after they were born, but by that time, the babies had died after not eating.
A Florida baby is safe after being found abandoned outdoors about an hour after being born. The Polk County sheriff's office said the girl was wrapped in a blanket and still attached to a placenta when found on a hill outside a trailer park early Saturday morning. The temperature was in the low 50s. The baby was taken to a hospital and was healthy. Authorities used dogs and a drone to try to find the mother, but were unsuccessful. Florida has a safe haven law that allows parents to leave newborns at a fire station or medical facility up to a week after birth.
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