Could More Time on Facebook Help Spur Eating Disorders?
FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young women who spend a lot of time on Facebook tend to be more likely to be concerned about their body image and could be at increased risk for eating disorders, a new study suggests.
Pfizer Recalls Some Antidepressants After Drug Mixup
FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two lots of Pfizer's antidepressant drug Effexor XR (venlafaxine HCl) are being recalled because they may contain capsules of another drug called Tikosyn (dofetilide), which is used to treat heart rhythm disorders.
Study Finds Doctors Prescribing More Sedatives
FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors in the United
States are writing more prescriptions for sedatives than ever
before, and the frequent use of these powerful drugs in combination
with narcotic painkillers may be causing medication-related deaths,
a new study suggests.
Are All Home-Based Blood Sugar Tests Equal?
FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Every day, millions of
people with diabetes -- both type 1 and type 2 -- rely on the
results they get from their blood glucose meters to guide their
treatment decisions. But, what if those test results were
Daylight Saving Time's Arrival May Disrupt Your Sleep
FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep problems may
surface for some after clocks move forward an hour Sunday morning
for Daylight Saving Time because many people have difficulty
changing their body clocks, a sleep expert says.