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FDA Advisory Panel Votes on Epidural Steroid Shots for Pain - 2014-11-26
"An expert advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration decided on Tuesday not to recommend the agency issue a strong warning against the general use of steroid injections for neck or back pain; however, there is concern regarding transforaminal cervical injections with particulate steroids." More

More Patients Meet 2014 Blood Pressure Goals Than JNC-7 Goals - 2014-11-26
"A considerable proportion of patients who did not meet the Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee blood pressure management goals do meet the new goals based on the 2014 expert panel recommendation, according to a study published in the Dec. 2 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology." More

Spotting Hearing Problems in Infancy May Boost Reading Skills in Deaf Teens - 2014-11-26
"Researchers found gap between screened, unscreened doubled as deaf children got older." More

EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions - 2014-11-26
"Health experts praised the new limits, but industry advocates said they aren't needed." More

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC - 2014-11-26
"But certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more." More

Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief - 2014-11-26
"Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission." More

Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows - 2014-11-26
"Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnosed in North America and Europe, researchers report." More

Home Visits Can Improve Asthma Control for Low-Income Adults - 2014-11-25
"For low-income adults with uncontrolled asthma, home visitation by community health workers is associated with improvements in asthma control and quality of life, according to a study published online Nov. 24 in JAMA Internal Medicine." More

Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention - 2014-11-25
"Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes." More

Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says - 2014-11-25
"U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care." More

Diagnostic Criteria Developed for Cancer-Linked Weight Loss - 2014-11-25
"A grading system has been developed for clinically important weight loss (WL) in patients with cancer, which includes the independent prognostic significance of body mass index and percent WL, according to research published online Nov. 24 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology." More

Many Not Treated According to 2013 Cholesterol Guidelines - 2014-11-25
"Many patients are not being treated in accordance with the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cholesterol guidelines, according to a study published in the Dec. 2 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology." More

Profilin Can Induce Severe Food-Allergic Reactions - 2014-11-25
"Profilins are complete food allergens in food-allergic patient populations that are exposed to high levels of grass pollen, according to a study published in the December issue of Allergy." More

Higher Resting Heart Rate Tied to Higher Risk of Death in Men - 2014-11-25
"A higher resting heart rate, independent of fitness, is tied to an increased risk of all-cause mortality in men, according to a study published in the Dec. 1 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology." More

Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk - 2014-11-25
"Six hours a week of household chores or commuting seem protective, study finds." More

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