Working With Your School Nurse

FRIDAY, Nov. 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 18 percent of kids have a chronic health condition, such as asthma or allergies. If your child is one of them, working successfully with your school’s nurse will help keep him or her safe. Because a good chunk of a child’s day is spent in school, it’s…

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Are You Sure That’s What the Doctor Said About Your Leukemia?

THURSDAY, Nov. 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The stress of a frightening leukemia diagnosis may impede clear doctor-patient communication, a new study suggests. Patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) tend to view their illness and prognosis through a different lens from their doctors, researchers say. Investigators found that patients are inclined to…

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Sugary Drinks Could Break Your Heart

THURSDAY, Nov. 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If you’re a fan of sodas, fruit juices and sugary sports drinks, you’re probably not doing your heart any favors. A new review suggests that regularly quenching your thirst with sugar-sweetened beverages not only contributes to your risk of gaining weight, it also ups your chances of developing…

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