FDA Warns On Use Of Certain Migraine Drugs During Pregnancy, Retirement Healthcare Costs Decline, Food Allergy Bullying: Itís Not A Joke American Medical ID

 

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June 4. 2013   

FDA Warns On Use Of Certain Migraine Drugs During Pregnancy
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on the use of migraine drug valproate sodium in pregnant women as it could result in lower IQ scores in the baby.
Source: FDA Read More

Baldness As A Signal Of Heart Disease Risk
Baldness may indicate an increased risk for coronary heart disease. The risk is associated only with male pattern baldness, the kind that starts at the top or back of the head, and not with a receding hairline, according to researchers who reviewed six studies that included 37,000 participants.
Source: BMJ Open Read More

Diabetic Teens Don't Eat Wisely
Many young teens with type 1 diabetes don't follow the recommended nutritional guidelines for dietary fat, carbohydrate, and fiber.
Source: Pediatric Endocrine Society Read More

Column: Retirement Healthcare Costs Decline Ė Fidelity
Healthcare costs put a big squeeze on retiree pocketbooks, but the grip may be relaxing a bit. A 65-year old couple retiring this year will need 220,000 dollars to pay for healthcare for the rest of their lives, an amount that is eight percent less than a year ago, according to a Fidelity investments report issued Wednesday.
Source: Fidelity Investments Read More

Food Allergy Bullying: Itís Not A Joke
Food allergy bullying is a growing problem in schools across the country. About a third of kids with food allergies report that they have been bullied specifically because of their allergies. FARE's "It's Not a Joke" Campaign can help you learn more about food allergies and how you can prevent food allergy bullying.
Source: Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Read More



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