Supreme Court Prepares to Tackle Affordable Care Act
THURSDAY, March 22 (HealthDay News) -- The most ambitious
government health-care initiative since the Medicare and Medicaid
programs of the 1960s, and the legislative landmark of President
Barack Obama's presidency, is about to face its biggest
Health Tip: If You Can't Sleep
(HealthDay News) -- If you're not getting enough sleep or your
sleep is poor, it's important to figure out what's causing the
Legal Experts See a Close Win for Health-Reform Law
THURSDAY, March 22 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Supreme Court
seems likely to uphold the sweeping health-reform legislation known
as the Affordable Care Act when it takes up the case next week,
according to a small survey of legal experts.
Most Anal Lesions Don't Cause Cancer in Men, Research Shows
FRIDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- Anal human papillomavirus
(HPV) infection and precancerous lesions are common among gay and
bisexual men, but most of these cases will not progress to anal
cancer, a new analysis of earlier research shows.
ADHD Diagnosis Rates Rose Sharply in Past Decade
FRIDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- In the past decade, the
number of children receiving a diagnosis of attention-deficit
hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has risen by 66 percent, new research
Patient Sexual History Key to Good Ob-Gyn Care
FRIDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S.
obstetrician-gynecologists fail to ask patients enough questions
about their sex lives, which means they could lack information that
provides insight into their patients' overall health, according to
a new study.
New Device Approved for Lingering GERD
FRIDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- The LINX Reflux Management
System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
to treat people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) who
continue to have chronic symptoms, despite taking maximum
medication and making recommended lifestyle changes.