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Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

Mon Mar 2, 2015 5:04 am

Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines By LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable…


Neurologist leads this week's walk

Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:57 pm

Dr. Allison Hennigan, a neurologist at Northeast Texas Neurology Associates, leads this week’s Walk With a Doc event on Thursday and will discuss dementia. Walk With a Doc is a project of the Smith County Medical Society. It will be…


East Texas pediatrician talks about food allergies

Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:56 pm

Dr. Paul C. Sharkey Jr., board certified in pediatrics, allergy and immunology

At UT Health Northeast, speaks about a new study regarding peanut allergies, which was published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine and discussed at an…


There are plenty of ways to be healthier

Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:54 pm

There are plenty of ways to be healthier By Coshandra Dillard, cdillard@tylerpaper.com
Can you think of five ways to live healthier? Off the top of my head, my list would be: drink more water,…


Supreme Court: Texans, others may lose fed health insurance help

Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:46 pm

Supreme Court: Texans, others may lose fed health insurance help By CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of Americans have a big personal stake in next Wednesday's Supreme Court challenge to the nation's health care…


Suit filed against scope maker in superbug infection

Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:05 am

Suit filed against scope maker in superbug infection LOS ANGELES (AP) — A patient has sued the maker of a medical scope linked to the outbreak of a superbug at…


Nasty stomach bug much more common than thought in US

Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:16 pm

Nasty stomach bug much more common than thought in US By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer
ATLANTA (AP) — A nasty intestinal bug sickens nearly twice as many Americans each year as was previously thought, according to the…


Questions can help determine if child has cold or flu

Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:48 pm

By Willis-Knighton Health System
Your child is sent home from school with a sore throat, cough and high fever. Could it be the flu that’s been going around, or just a common cold?

Although the flu (or influenza) usually causes symptoms that make someone…


Ebola drug shows some promise in first tests in West Africa

Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:17 am

Ebola drug shows some promise in first tests in West Africa By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer
SEATTLE (AP) — An experimental antiviral drug shows some early, encouraging signs of effectiveness in its first human test against Ebola in…


Frequent hot saunas may boost survival, Finnish study suggests

Mon Feb 23, 2015 11:44 am

Frequent hot saunas may boost survival, Finnish study suggests By LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) — Frequent sauna baths may help you live longer, a study of Finnish men suggests. It would be welcome news…


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