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Monday, April 21, 2014

Health

Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines

2 hours 24 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
CHICAGO (AP) — Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests by LINDSEY TANNER

Despite Known Dangers, Docs Still Prescribe Codeine to Kids

3 hours 50 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Doctors are still widely prescribing codeine for kids with coughs, colds and injuries, despite robust evidence that the ancient narcotic doesn’t work for many children — and may be fatal to some by JoNel Aleccia

Country singer and cancer survivor Kevin Sharp dies at 43

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
Kevin Sharp, who survived cancer as a teenager and went on to become a successful country music singer in the 1990s, died late Saturday, according to his website. Sharp, a California native, recorded several hit singles in mid-1990s, including hi by Keith Coffman and Bryan Cohen

Marijuana fans pack 4/20 events in Colorado, Washington state

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts gathered in Colorado and Washington state over the weekend for an annual celebration of cannabis culture with rallies, concerts and trade shows in the first two U.S. states to legalize recreational marijuana. Vo by Keith Coffman and Bryan Cohen

Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Stick to your plan and have fun!

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY's Natalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, and first run in Boston, on April 21, Pippig is sharing her daily training tips with TODAY.com by Uta Pippig

Genes May Help Determine Your Pain Threshold

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
SUNDAY, April 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's been a mystery why some people can withstand pain better than others. Now a new study suggests that genetics may play a role in whether your pain tolerance is low or high. Researchers pinpointed four by -- Mary Elizabeth Dallas

Genes May Help Determine Your Pain Threshold

Yesterday - Health
SUNDAY, April 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) — It’s been a mystery why some people can withstand pain better than others. Now a new study suggests that genetics may play a role in whether your pain tolerance is low or high. Researchers pinpointed four genes that could help explain why perceptions of pain differ from person to person. “Our study is... by Health Editor

Sleeping California teen killed when car plows into apartment

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
(Reuters) - A 16-year-old girl asleep in her bed was killed early Sunday when a suspected drunk driver careened into an apartment building in southern California, law enforcement officials said. The driver, a 20-year-old man, was arrested shortly

How to Keep Your Fitness Goals on Track

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
SUNDAY, April 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The New Year's resolutions many made to get fit have stalled by now. And one expert thinks that's because many people set their goals too high. "The point isn't to become a marathoner in one exercise sess by -- Robert Preidt

Five Things You Do To Make Spring Allergies Worse

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
Postpone your morning run, and take a shower before bed! Here are some hints to help make spring allergy season more bearable

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