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ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine

February 27, 2015 One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

Hepatitis C Infections in Hospitals Show Need for Tight Infection Control Practices

February 27, 2015 In both cases, there were breaches in safety rules, CDC reports

Seasonal Flu Vaccine Even Less Effective Than Thought: CDC

February 27, 2015 And nasal version appears to provide no protection at all for young children

1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

February 27, 2015 22 percent were from what parents said were nonsmoking homes, study finds

Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study

February 27, 2015 Dishonesty among passengers about exposure to diseases biggest barrier to effective checks

Epilepsy Surgery Gets High Marks From Patients in Survey

February 27, 2015 92 percent said it was worthwhile, with fewer seizures and higher quality-of-life

Health Highlights: Feb. 27, 2015

February 27, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups

February 27, 2015 Here are suggested healthier choices

Health Tip: What's Triggering Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

February 27, 2015 Factors that can spur symptoms

Immune System Changes Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

February 27, 2015 Researchers saw evidence only in first 3 years of disease, findings could lead to early test

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