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Some Antidepressants May Pose Increased Risk Of Birth Defects Image

Some Antidepressants May Pose Increased Risk Of Birth Defects

July 23, 2015

Some antidepressants may increase the risk of birth defects if taken early in pregnancy, while others don't seem to pose the same risks, a study finds. Read More »


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Administration Proposes Rules To Modernize Nursing Home Safety

July 22, 2015

After nearly 30 years, the Obama administration wants to modernize the rules nursing homes must follow to qualify for Medicare and Medicaid payments. Read More »


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Want a good laugh? Head to the hospital.

July 21, 2015

Every month, a group of older adults goes to Washington’s Sibley Memorial Hospital, but they don’t see a doctor or get tests. They’re not sick. They come just for laughs. Read More »


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Pet Care Can Help Children Manage Type 1 Diabetes

July 20, 2015

Older children with Type 1 diabetes often want to manage the illness themselves, but they can run into problems if they take multiple daily insulin injections but don’t check their glucose and take insulin before each meal and before bed. Would it help, a Dallas physician wondered, if she gave patients a pet they had to feed twice a day — and they developed a habit of checking their glucose at the same time? Read More »


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