Kidney Stones on the Rise Among Women

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Kidney stones are becoming more common, especially in women, new research has found. Better diagnostic tools could be part of the reason for the steady rise in diagnoses, according to Mayo Clinic researchers. By using CT scans, “we are now diagnosing symptomatic kidney stones that previously would have…

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Preemies Get a Slow Start on Friendships

MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As if preemies didn’t face enough struggles, a new study finds they have more difficulty making friends, though things improve once they start school. “Having friends, playing with them and being accepted is important for social support and personal well-being,” said study leader Dieter Wolke. He’s a psychology…

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