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Characteristics of TB Cases That Started U.S. OutbreaksCharacteristics of TB Cases That Started U.S. Outbreaks
Most TB cases do not cause outbreaks; but what characteristics are common among the TB cases that did? Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Common Medicolegal Problems Faced by Medical StudentsCommon Medicolegal Problems Faced by Medical Students
Are you aware of the medicolegal issues that may impact your fitness to practice? Student BMJ (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Journal Article Source Type: news

Digoxin Use in Modern MedicineDigoxin Use in Modern Medicine
Do you prescribe digoxin? Read this to review drug interactions, adverse effects, and optimal use. U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

An Update on Civilian Spinal Gunshot WoundsAn Update on Civilian Spinal Gunshot Wounds
Can patients who sustained spinal gunshot wounds be effectively treated conservatively? What are the indications for surgical treatment? Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Validity of Capillary Refill Time in ChildrenValidity of Capillary Refill Time in Children
Is measuring capillary refill time a reliable way to assess hemodynamic status in children? Archives of Disease in Childhood (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of Asthma, Bronchitis and Rhinitis on HospitalizationsImpact of Asthma, Bronchitis and Rhinitis on Hospitalizations
What impact do these breathing-related conditions have on hospitalization? BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Airport Malaria: Report of Four Cases in TunisiaAirport Malaria: Report of Four Cases in Tunisia
This report refers to four local airport malaria cases in Tunisian citizens who had never been to endemic areas. Malaria Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Treatment of Depression: Implication for Migraine ManagementTreatment of Depression: Implication for Migraine Management
Migraine and depression often coexist, increasing the challenge for effective therapy. This review summarizes available treatment options for migraineurs with comorbid depression. Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Management of Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson's DiseaseManagement of Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson's Disease
Find out why knowledge of cognitive impairment is important for all providers who see patients with Parkinson's Disease. Journal for Nurse Practitioners (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Fluid Overload and Respiratory Morbidity vs Mortality in PICUFluid Overload and Respiratory Morbidity vs Mortality in PICU
Find out more about the links between early fluid overload and respiratory morbidity and mortality in patients admitted to pediatric ICU. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Continuity of Care and Avoidable Hospitalizations for COPDContinuity of Care and Avoidable Hospitalizations for COPD
Can improved continuity of care result in fewer hospitalizations for patients with COPD? Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Responding to Diabetes: National Diabetes Education ProgramResponding to Diabetes: National Diabetes Education Program
Which strategies improve the patient experience in primary care diabetes management? Diabetes Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Blue Bell recalls products after contamination discovered
The company said Monday that samplings of an ice cream flavor contained the food borne bacteria listeriosis (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin health warning: Too many supplements can 'boost' risk of cancer and heart disease
TOO many vitamin pills can increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, say scientists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Effect of Preop Suggestions on Perioperative DreamsThe Effect of Preop Suggestions on Perioperative Dreams
Preoperative suggestions may influence perioperative dreaming. BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

New Genetic Tests for Breast Cancer Hold Promise
Two advances in tests for the genes that carry an added risk of breast cancer promise to make the process less expensive and more precise. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANDREW POLLACK Tags: Twitter TWTR NYSE Genetics and Heredity Yahoo! Inc YHOO NASDAQ Quest Diagnostics Inc DGX NYSE Color Genomics Silicon Valley (Calif) Breast Cancer Cisco Systems Inc CSCO NASDAQ Myriad Genetics Inc MYGN NASDAQ Laboratory Corporation of Ame Source Type: news

Bird flu confirmed at Iowa farm; 5.3M chickens to be destroyed
Highly infectious and deadly virus confirmed; experts say it's too early to predict impact on egg prices (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Crosses Finish Line
Rebekah Gregory DiMartino just ran the Boston Marathon. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Amputee Victim of Boston Marathon Bombing Returns to Run
For one participant in today???s Boston Marathon, crossing the finish line will mean more than a 26.2-mile trek; it will be a vindication of her ability to bounce back. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: US Source Type: news

Bird Flu Spreads to a Farm in Iowa With 5.3 Million Chickens
The deadly bird flu virus was confirmed at a farm in Osceola County that has about 10 percent of the state’s egg-laying hens. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RON NIXON Tags: Chickens Agriculture and Farming Avian Influenza Iowa Source Type: news

Mindfulness 'option for depression'
A mindfulness-based therapy could provide a "new choice for millions of people" with recurrent depression, a study in the Lancet says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I've been on and off the Atkins diet for 10 years: Brian McFadden under the microscope
Former Westlife member and TV presenter Brian McFadden, 35, answers our health quiz. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sex Life of Vampire Squids Hints at Why They Outlive Shallower Peers
Ever wondered how vampire squids reproduce? Some researchers were, too, and they found something surprising. Unlike other squids, which spawn once, vampire squids can spawn many times—perhaps more than 100, according to a new study in Current Biology. The difference may be the result of a low-energy lifestyle in deep seas, where there is almost no light. As Henk-Jan Hoving, of the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, explained to the Christian Science Monitor, it’s possible that vampire squids simply don’t have enough energy to spawn all of their eggs at once. Since they don’t live long in capt...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Begley Tags: Uncategorized animals squid Source Type: news

Which nuts will help boost your iron and ward of food poisoning
Just this month, a study found that peanuts can increase the levels of friendly bacteria in the gut and ward off food poisoning. Here, we look at some of other the plus points. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Homeopathic medicine under FDA scrutiny
By some estimates, about a third of Americans use some form of alternative medicine, including homeopathic remedies because they find Western medicine inadequate. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How TV's first Poldark keeps his diabetes at bay - with prunes, oats and walnuts 
Robin Ellis, now 73, has retained the physique that helped make him famous. Yet he has type 2 diabetes, a condition that many of us associate with being overweight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When to start mammograms? New guidelines reopen debate
Task force says mammograms have little benefit for women in their 40s, but many doctors disagree (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Business Briefing: Kraft to Drop Preservatives From Its Macaroni and Cheese
Kraft Foods on Monday said it was revamping its macaroni-and-cheese meal to remove preservatives and synthetic colors. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: REUTERS Tags: macaroni-and-cheese Kraft Foods Group Inc KRFT NASDAQ Source Type: news

Teva to Pay $512 Million to Settle Suit Over Delay of Sleep Disorder Drug
A lawsuit claimed that Cephalon, a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceuticals, had paid generic manufacturers to keep a cheaper version of a drug off the market. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KATIE THOMAS Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Federal Trade Commission Cephalon Inc Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd TEVA NASDAQ Generic Brands and Products Mylan Inc MYL NASDAQ Source Type: news

Bill Would Give F.D.A. More Muscle on Cosmetics
A bipartisan bill proposes to give the F.D.A. broader oversight, including the authority to force recalls of dangerous products. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RACHEL ABRAMS Tags: Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Johnson & Johnson JNJ NYSE Food and Drug Administration Feinstein, Dianne Collins, Susan M Cosmetics and Toiletries Law and Legislation Source Type: news

Eating late at night 'could raise the risk of breast cancer'
Eating the last meal of the day earlier and fasting overnight until breakfast reduces the risk of breast cancer, researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr. Oz to Respond on Show to Criticism by Physicians
Dr. Mehmet Oz will question the credibility of critics who sought to have him removed from his position at Columbia in a segment on his show on Thursday, a spokesman for the show said. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SYDNEY EMBER Tags: Oz, Mehmet C Doctors Facebook Inc FB NASDAQ The Dr. Oz Show (TV Program) Genetic Engineering Sony Corporation SNE NYSE Television Source Type: news