Heart Experts Support Use of Prescription Fish Oil

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Heart experts are advising that prescription-strength fish oil pills might help lower excess levels of blood fats known as triglycerides. The pills contain heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. When prescribed...

Could Fluoride Be Bad for Baby During Pregnancy?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Fluoride exposure from drinking water during pregnancy could be making children less intelligent, a new Canadian study argues. Expectant moms with higher levels of fluoride in their urine tended...

Weaver Frozen Chicken Patties Recalled

Aug. 19, 2019 -- About 39,000 pounds of Weaver brand chicken patty products have been recalled by Tyson Foods Inc. due to possible contamination with foreign matter, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says. "The...

Why do you need a primary care physician?

Staying healthy is best done with expert help. We all need medical care at some point. And if chronic illness strikes, it requires the guidance of someone with the ability to make diagnoses and balance treatments that are often aimed...

Plague Concerns Close Parts of Wildlife Refuge

Aug. 19, 2019 -- Some areas of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge near Denver remain closed due to plague-infected prairie dogs. Other wildlife and nature areas near Denver has also been closed as officials try to halt the...

A Fatty Meal Might Affect How You Absorb CBD

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Having a cheeseburger with that CBD-infused product? A new study suggests that fatty foods might boost the body's absorption of cannabidiol (CBD). In 2018, CBD capsules received U.S. Food...

School Shootings and Lockdowns: How do Kids Cope?

American Counseling Association: "School Shootings and Student Mental Health: Role of the School Counselor in Mitigating Violence." Natalie Barden, 17, student, Newtown, CT. Melissa Brymer, PsyD, PhD, director, Terrorism and Disaster Program, UCLA-Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress....

Are You an ‘Extreme Early Bird’?

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Early to bed and early to rise? In its extreme form, this tendency is more common than previously believed, according to a new study. Going to sleep at 8...

Trans Students More at Risk of Mental Health Ills

By Robert Preidt               HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Transgender college students are two to four times more likely than their classmates to have mental health problems, researchers say.    ...

Migraine Meds Recalled for Bacteria Risk

Aug. 16, 2019 -- Pfizer Inc. has recalled two lots of migraine medication because they may be contaminated with bacteria. Pfizer issued the recall for Relpax (eletriptan hydrobromide) in 40-milligram tablets. The specific lots are AR5407 and CD4565. The bacteria,...
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