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MONDAY, May 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Methamphetamine users who quit the drug may get a break: New research suggests it's possible to reverse heart damage with proper medical treatment.
Research has previously linked meth use to heart problems that can contribute to death. But it hadn't been clear if stopping the drug use resulted ...
MONDAY, May 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Before your family pulls out their swimsuits this Memorial Day, brush up on water safety, for your kids' sake.
Here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics on how to make sure children are protected while they spend their summers in or around pools, lakes and oceans:
MONDAY, May 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Though mowing lawns has long been a source of income for young people, experts warn that lawn mowers pose a major safety risk to children.
"We need to remind people that these are dangerous machines, and the consequences are devastating," Mariano Garay, a fourth year medical student at Penn Stat...
MONDAY, May 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Losing weight comes down to simple arithmetic: Eat fewer calories than you burn off.
Here's a good way you can accomplish this without going hungry.
Switch out high-calorie foods for low-calorie options to cut calories without cutting portion sizes. Dairy food is a good place to sta...
FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Pollution from diesel engines may cause heart damage, a British study suggests.
"There is strong evidence that particulate matter emitted mainly from diesel road vehicles is associated with increased risk of heart attack, heart failure and death," said lead author Dr. Nay Aung, a cardiologist an...
FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Near-drowning victims are more likely to recover with good brain function if bystanders immediately begin chest compressions rather than wait for emergency personnel to arrive, researchers report.
"What we found is that when bystanders begin CPR [cardiopulmonary resuscitation] before emergency ...
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