Your Gut May Be to Blame for Your Blood Infection

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MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Bloodstream infections contracted during a hospital stay are usually caused by a patient's own digestive tract, not a doctor's dirty hands or another patient's cough, a small new study suggests. Doctor Stanford University researchers used new computer software to quickly identify the...

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By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter  MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- People may rely on social media such as Facebook to showcase the highlights of their lives, like vacations. But new research suggests the language they use in posts might also help predict...

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Thirty-eight countries, including the United States and Canada, had partial corporal punishment bans, with spanking or slapping banned in schools but not at home. Twenty countries had no bans. The study defined frequent teen violence as four or more physical fights within the past year. Rates of frequent teen violence varied widely between countries. Teen girls in Costa Rica h...

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By Robert Preidt HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, Oct. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Young football players who suffer repeated head blows -- but not concussions -- may not sustain brain damage, a new study suggests.For the study, researchers followed 112 football players, aged 9...

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