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Cargill Begins Massive Recall of Turkey Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

36 million lbs of meat will be recalled after dozens of illnesses occurring across 26 states. U.S. meat processor Cargill announced late Wednesday that it was commencing one of continue reading »

Smoking Withdrawal Shows Up in Brain Mood Centers

Imaging study may help explain why some heavy smokers who quit become depressed. Changes in brain areas that control mood may explain why some heavy smokers continue reading »

Genes, Not Healthy Living, Get Most to Age 100

Male centenarians even more likely to have been slothful, although fewer are obese. Want to live to a ripe old age? New research suggests that your life choices might not be the cruci continue reading »

Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation Hosts Statewide Latino Health Summit

Assemblymember Tony Mendoza (D-56) and members of the California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation will host local elected officials, community leaders and experts in the healthcare field d continue reading »

Doctor Offers Tips on How to Travel With Kids

Proper planning can help parents keep kids happy and safe while on vacation, expert says. From long plane rides to cramped road trips, family vacations can spell trouble, continue reading »

More Families Turning to Public Plans for Children’s Health Care

Lost jobs, expanded access to government-sponsored coverage is spurring the trend, researchers say. A growing number of American families are using public health insurance to provide coverage for their children, a new study finds. The trend, which is being driven by job losses continue reading »

Report Urges New Review System for Medical Devices

Current program doesn't guarantee safety of products such as hip implants and pacemakers, Institute of Medicine says. The U.S. Food and Drug Administratio continue reading »

Más niños consumen comida para llevar rica en calorías

Un estudio halló que un tercio de la comida que se consume actualmente es cocinada fuera de casa. La epidemia de obesidad está siendo impulsada aún más por una creciente tendencia entre los niños de continue reading »

National Health Expenditures Reach Historic Low

Today, the CMS Office of the Actuary released its report on how much the United States spends on health care now and in the future. The report shows a 3.9 percent growth in healt continue reading »

Kids From Unplanned Pregnancies Tend to Lag Behind Intellectually

But British study pins the blame on children's socioeconomic status. Young children born after unplanned pregnancies tend to have a smaller vocabulary and poorer continue reading »

Caution Urged in Intensive Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

Such therapy may double the risk of dangerously low blood glucose levels, study finds. Intensive glucose-lowering treatment for people with type 2 diabetes doesn't reduc continue reading »

Heart Disease Prevention May Save Billions Annually in U.S.

Current costs of $450 billion a year aren't sustainable, nation's heart experts say. Prevention is the key to stemming the soaring cost of heart disease in the United States, which reached $450 billion last year, according to a new policy statement from the American Heart Association (AHA). continue reading »

CDC Issues Guidance for Coping With Lingering Heat

Hot weather poses heightened risk for very young, the elderly and those with chronic health problems. Residents still struggling with extreme hot weather in the Midwest, South and East Coast need to make sure they stay cool and hydrated to prevent heat illnesses and injuries such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke, federal health officials said Monday. continue reading »

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Teens Often Homeless: Study

And many live without family support or supervision, survey finds. Gay, lesbian or bisexual teens are more vulnerable to homelessness than their heterosexual peers, new study results show. continue reading »

El cuidado de un ser querido que padece cáncer

En la actualidad, muchos pacientes de cáncer reciben parte de su atención en el hogar. Las personas con cáncer están viviendo más tiempo y muchos pacientes desean ser atendidos en su casa todo lo que sea posible. continue reading »

El mayor grupo de obstetras y ginecólogos respalda las mamografías anuales a partir de los 40

Una evaluación anual es importante, aseguran los expertos, porque los cánceres en las mujeres más jóvenes tienden a crecer más rápido y antes continue reading »

Elderly at Greater Risk for Heat Stroke, Experts Warn

Older people don't adapt to high temperatures as well and need to take steps to keep cool. The risk of heat-related illnesses, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion, increases with age, experts at the U.S. National Institute on Aging warn. continue reading »

International Poll Shows Many Fear Alzheimer’s as Much as Cancer

Most would see a doctor, but many think brain disease is less deadly, more treatable than it is. A new international survey reveals that many people view Alzheimer's disease as a major health threat, fearing its onset nearly as much as they do cancer. continue reading »

Health Tip: Cosmetics May Have Side Effects

Suggestions for using them safely. Cosmetic products often contain fragrances and preservatives, which could cause skin problems and other side effects among some users. continue reading »

Study Hints at How Stress of Domestic Violence Might Be Passed to Unborn Child

Doesn't show cause-and-effect, but suggests low-stress pregnancies are best. A new study provides evidence that stress from domestic violence during pregnancy may make offspring more prone to stress as an adult. continue reading »