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March 28, 2013
Health Tip: Prevent Low Blood Sugar
(HealthDay News) -- Low blood sugar, medically called hypoglycemia, can be prevented.
Health Tip: Control Pet Allergies
(HealthDay News) -- If you have pet allergies, there are steps you can take to help control your symptoms.
Frequent Moves Take Toll on Poor Kids, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Poor children who move three or more times before they're 5 years old are at increased risk for behavioral problems, a new study contends.
True Fame Endures, Study Finds
THURSDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Lasting fame rarely happens overnight, but once a person becomes truly famous they are likely to stay that way for a very long time, a new study finds.
'Bigorexics' Want to Boost Their Masculinity
THURSDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Men obsessed with muscle-building lean toward traditional ideas of masculinity, while men fixated on being thin likely associate with more feminine stereotypes, according to new research.
Springtime Allergies More Severe, Last Longer Now, Experts Say
THURSDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- In much of the United States, there's little evidence of spring yet, unless you have seasonal allergies.
Researchers Test Implanted Brain Stimulator for Alzheimer's
THURSDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers are testing whether applying electrical stimulation directly to the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease might improve thinking, focus and alertness.
Tecfidera Approved for Multiple Sclerosis
THURSDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate) capsules have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS).
FDA Approves New Multiple Sclerosis Drug
THURSDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug called Tecfidera has been approved to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.
Health Highlights: March 28, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Rubella in Pregnancy Rare in U.S., But Can Be Devastating for Baby
THURSDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Although rare in the United States, three babies with birth defects caused by rubella (or "German measles") were reported in 2012 and doctors need to be on the lookout for such cases, a new government report indicates.
Shopping Around Brings Steep Prescription Drug Savings, Report Finds
THURSDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Prescription drug prices at U.S. pharmacies can vary widely, and failing to shop around could result in people overpaying by as much as $100 or more a month on average, depending on the drug, a new study finds.
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