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Nearly 600,000 Asthma Inhalers Recalled

April 7, 2017 — A lot more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers are being recalled by GlaxoSmithKline since there could be issues with the delivery technique. The recall is for three lots of Ventolin HFA 200D inhalers with lot numbers 6ZP0003, 6ZP9944 and 6ZP9848. The inhalers have been distributed to hospitals, pharmacies, retailers and wholesalers in the United States, CNN reported. ...

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U.S. Blood Supply Safe From Zika Virus: Officials

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — U.S. blood banks are confident they have the tools to defend America’s blood supply from attainable new Zika virus outbreaks for the duration of the upcoming mosquito season. A transfusion of Zika-tainted blood can pass the virus to an unsuspecting recipient, according to the U.S. Centers for Illness ...

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City Snow May Be Fouled by Pollution From Cars

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — There is nothing at all really like taking a deep breath of the crisp, clean air proper after a snowstorm in a city. But after the snow starts to melt, you may be breathing in toxins from automobile pollution, researchers report. “We identified that snow absorbs specific polycyclic ...

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Is Surgery Always Necessary for Gallstones?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Gallbladder removal may possibly not constantly needed for gallstone pancreatitis, a new study suggests. Gallstone pancreatitis occurs when one or a lot more gallstones gets stuck in a duct in the pancreas. This blocks pancreatic enzymes from leaving the pancreas and traveling to the modest intestine to help ...

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X-Ray Photo Shows Dangers of Eating Grapes for Kids

The photo shows a grape lodged in a child’s airway. An Australian blogger not too long ago posted a photo on Facebook that apparently shows an X-ray of a grape lodged in a child’s airway. She says she shared the image to raise awareness of the choking dangers of specific foods such as grapes, due to the size of a child’s ...

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Almost 1 Billion Worldwide Still Smoke Daily

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April six, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Almost 1 billion individuals worldwide nonetheless smoke each day, even though there has been a large reduce in smoking over the past couple of decades, researchers say. “Robust tobacco control efforts have led to progress in decreasing the deadly habit of smoking in a lot of the globe, ...

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Stem Cell Therapy for Autism Shows Promise

April 6, 2017 — A stem cell therapy for autism shows promise, according to a new study, but the investigators and other authorities emphasize that the therapy is nevertheless in the early stages and a lot far more investigation is required. The Duke University study integrated 25 young children, ages two-six, with autism and assessed whether a transfusion of the ...

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4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Almost half of American men and girls beneath 60 are infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV), placing them at threat for specific cancers, federal wellness officials reported Thursday. Far more than 45 percent of men have been infected with genital HPV in 2013-2014, although 25 percent had been ...

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Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Most people see their sleep habits shift as they age, but a new overview suggests that some seniors drop the capability to get deep, restorative rest. And that can come with wellness consequences, mentioned assessment author Bryce Mander, a sleep researcher at the University of California, Berkeley. Sleep ...

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Do We Need to Prepare for Generation Z?

Just when you believed you had acclimated to Generation Y, or the Millennials, along comes Generation Z. Born in between 1996 and 2010, they’re a big group, at two.52 billion, so there’s a great likelihood at least a couple of will finish up at your company in the next few years. A Forbes article by Deep Patel, “10 Techniques to ...

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