How to Prevent Spread of The Skin Infection Impetigo

How to Prevent Spread of The Skin Infection Impetigo

  SUNDAY, Nov. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Impetigo is a contagious skin infection that’s preventable and can be treated with antibiotics, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. It’s common among kids, but adults can get impetigo, too. The...
Can Protein, Probiotics Help with Blood Sugar Control?

Can Protein, Probiotics Help with Blood Sugar Control?

  THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Adding protein-rich or probiotic-laden foods to your diet may help control your blood sugar levels, according to a pair of new studies. Both proteins and probiotics appear to slow down digestion of carbohydrates,...
New Clues to Age-Related Hearing Loss

New Clues to Age-Related Hearing Loss

  THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) — When background noise makes it hard to carry on a conversation, many older people chalk it up to hearing loss. But a new, small study finds that the problem may not just be in your ear, but also in your brain....
Can’t Stop Coughing? Here’s What to Do About It

Can’t Stop Coughing? Here’s What to Do About It

 It’s not normal to cough persistently. Get treated ASAP. By Estelle Low If you’ve been coughing for more than eight weeks, seek medical attention. Photo: jedimaster / 123rf.com For weeks, it has caused you sleepless nights, a sore chest… and maybe...
E-Records a Grind for Many Doctors

E-Records a Grind for Many Doctors

  MONDAY, Sept. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The large amount of time spent on electronic health records and other clerical duties may contribute to doctor burnout, a new study suggests. “Time spent in meaningful interactions with patients is a powerful...
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