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Linda Carroll

Depression, anxiety may cause patients to leave cardiac rehab

12 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Anxiety and depression are common among participants in cardiac rehab programs, and that poor mental health may cause them to drop out, a new study finds.

Fewer C-sections when low-risk deliveries handled by midwives

11 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Low-risk pregnant women who deliver in a hospital and receive care from midwives have fewer interventions and fewer cesarean sections than similar women who receive care from obstetricians, a U.S. study finds.

More U.S. heart disease patients may be choosing to die at home

10 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Fewer U.S. patients with cardiovascular disease are dying in hospitals and more of them are dying at home, a new analysis suggests.

Second leading cause of death in children, firearms attract few U.S. research dollars

10 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Few federal dollars are available for research into ways to prevent firearm injuries even though they are the second-leading cause of death among U.S. children and teens and the leading cause of death among high schoolers, a new study finds.

One quarter of every U.S. healthcare dollar wasted

09 Oct 2019

About a quarter of the dollars spent on healthcare in the U.S. may be wasted, a new analysis suggests.

More U.S. heart disease patients may be choosing to die at home

08 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Fewer U.S. patients with cardiovascular disease are dying in hospitals and more of them are dying at home, a new analysis suggests.

Celiac families may not need two toasters

05 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Often when someone in the family has celiac disease, two sets of kitchenware are used to avoid inadvertent exposures to gluten. But a new study suggests that may not be necessary.

Head and neck melanomas increasing, especially among boys and young men

04 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Although relatively rare, head and neck melanomas have been on the rise in North America, increasing by more than 50% over two decades, researchers report.

Long drive times in rural areas may be a barrier to opioid addiction treatment

02 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Drive times to opioid treatment programs may be as much as six times longer in rural U.S. counties compared to urban ones, researchers report.

Books may foster bonding better than tablets when parents read to toddlers

30 Sep 2019

(Reuters Health) - Toddlers appear to be much more engaged with their parents when stories are read to them from books rather than digital tablets, a new study finds.

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