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    30
    Drug Gives New Hope Against Heart Failure Expert Says
    (HealthDay News) -- In a head-to-head comparison, an experimental drug was more effective than standard treatment at preventing deaths and hospitalizations in heart failure patients. According to the study authors, the trial was stopped early because of the marked benefit of the new drug, dubbed Read Article »
    Aug
    29
    Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases UN Agency Says
    (HealthDay News) -- The West African Ebola outbreak took a more deadly turn Friday with the World Health Organization announcing an estimated 500 new cases this week -- the biggest jump in infections so far. Most of the new cases arose in Liberia, the U.N. health agency said, but cases in Guinea Read Article »
    Aug
    29
    Take Steps to Control Bunions
    (HealthDay News) -- If you have bunions, taking care of them now can help you avoid more serious treatment later, an expert says. A bunion is a bump that forms on the joint of the big toe when bone or tissue moves out of place and extends beyond the normal anatomy of the toe. Left untreated, buni Read Article »
    Aug
    29
    Faced With Prostate Cancer It Helps to Know the Enemy
    (HealthDay News) -- Prostate cancer patients lacking knowledge about the disease have difficulty making good treatment decisions. This can lead to worse quality of care and long-term results, new research suggests. The study included 70 men, with a median age of 63. All were newly diagnosed with Read Article »
    Aug
    29
    Take Steps to Control Bunions
    (HealthDay News) -- If you have bunions, taking care of them now can help you avoid more serious treatment later, an expert says. A bunion is a bump that forms on the joint of the big toe when bone or tissue moves out of place and extends beyond the normal anatomy of the toe. Left untreated, buni Read Article »
    Aug
    28
    Young Drivers Gender May Play Role in Timing Type of Crash
    (HealthDay News) -- The types of vehicle crashes involving young drivers often vary by gender, a new study has found. Researchers analyzed data from 2007 to 2011 for all crashes involving drivers between the ages of 16 and 24 in Kansas and found a number of differences between male and female dri Read Article »
    Aug
    28
    Most US Babies Get Their Vaccines CDC
    (HealthDay News) -- The vast majority of American babies are getting the vaccines they need to protect them from serious illnesses, federal health officials said Thursday. More than 90 percent of children are getting the vaccines that prevent measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR); polio; hepatitis B Read Article »
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