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Tips for easing kids' colds and coughs
When a child starts coughing and sniffling, which home remedies help, and when do you need to call the doctor? (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to kick kids’ colds and coughs
It’s that time of year again where many children are suffering from sore throats and the sniffles. CBS News’ Alison Harmelin has tips on what you can do to keep your kids comfortable. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart drug shows potential for Ebola patients
A doctor who contracted Ebola while working in West Africa recovered after receiving "aggressive treatment" with a new experimental drug (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ibuprofen adds 12 years to life! Cheap painkillers can slow ageing and fight disease
A CHEAP over-the-counter painkiller may have astonishing powers to extend life, say researchers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Redmond ruling opens challenge of tribunal findings
Tribunal ran from 1997 to 2012 and is expected to cost at least €170m (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prepackaged caramel apples blamed for four listeria deaths
Frances BurnsATLANTA, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- A listeriosis outbreak linked to prepackaged caramel apples has sickened 28 people and killed four, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol blackouts common in UK teens
(Reuters) - About a third of 15-year-olds in the UK have blacked out due to alcohol, a new survey indicates - and the rate rises to nearly three-quarters by the time they reach 19, researchers found. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. FDA approves AbbVie all-oral hepatitis C treatment
(Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Friday approved AbbVie's all-oral treatment for hepatitis C, providing the first competition for Gilead Sciences huge selling and expensive medicine for the liver-destroying virus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Vitamin D pills won't help your sight claims new study
Children with low levels of Vitamin D in their blood are not more likely to become short-sighted, a new study has found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria in caramel apples kills at least 4
Health officials warn people to avoid eating pre-packaged caramel apples while the investigation continues (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caramel Apples Linked to 4 Deaths In Multi-State Listeria Outbreak
Twenty-eight people have become ill in 10 states. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Scratch from pet rat kills California boy
CDC warns "rat-bite fever" is a rare but real threat when rodents are kept as pets (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Science Behind Doing New Year's Resolutions Right
Make new year's goals stick past Jan. 2 with these psychological tactics. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Five Dead, Dozens Sickened by Listeria Linked to Caramel ApplesFive Dead, Dozens Sickened by Listeria Linked to Caramel Apples
Five people have died and 21 others have been hospitalized in recent weeks in a listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples, health officials said on Friday. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - December 19, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

EU Thumbs Up for Bortezomib for Mantle Cell LymphomaEU Thumbs Up for Bortezomib for Mantle Cell Lymphoma
The European authorities have issued a positive opinion for the new indication to bortezomib, already marketed for multiple myeloma. International Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Well: For Hanukkah, Cooking With Oil
The latke tradition is all about oil. This week’s Recipes for Health put the focus on skillet-cooked vegetables. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By MARTHA ROSE SHULMAN Tags: Recipes Recipes for Health Source Type: news

Hold Prasugrel Until Revascularization Decision Is MadeHold Prasugrel Until Revascularization Decision Is Made
Prasugrel treatment should be delayed until after a decision is made about revascularization in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Obesity Can Be Deemed a Disability at Work: EU CourtObesity Can Be Deemed a Disability at Work: EU Court
Europe's top court ruled that obese people can be considered as disabled, but stopped short of saying that obesity was a condition that needed specific protection under European anti-discrimination laws. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

It's time to fight traditions that harm women's health: WHO
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some of the major health problems faced by women in developing countries are caused by "terrible" traditions that must be stopped, said the head of public health at the World Health Organisation (WHO). (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

At Last, I Meet My Microbes
At 31, a woman had the bacteria in her gut catalogued as part of scientific project that aims to characterize the creatures that live inside us and affect our health. Here's what she found out.» E-Mail This (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine Harmon Courage Source Type: news

FDA Approves Olaparib (Lynparza) for BRCA Ovarian CancerFDA Approves Olaparib (Lynparza) for BRCA Ovarian Cancer
The approval follows a resubmission of new data after an advisory committee recommended against approval earlier this year. FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

AstraZeneca's ovarian cancer drug gets U.S. approval
(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc's ovarian cancer drug has been granted an accelerated approval by the U.S. health regulator, a day after the treatment was approved by the European Commission. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples
Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of Dr. Oz's Advice Unproven or Wrong: Study
(Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs
Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First stem-cell therapy approved for medical use in Europe
The NHS could start prescribing stem-cell therapies within the near future after the European Medicines Agency gave the go ahead for the first treatment (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: treatment first stem cell therapy Source Type: news