Health Highlights: Oct. 31, 2022​

Health Highlights: Oct. 31, 2022​

Breast cancer management services offer guidance to at-risk patients. These specialized practices are popping up across the country, helping people estimate their cancer risk and manage breast cancer screening and treatment. Read more

Bad marriages may put heart attack recovery in peril. A new study finds that severe marital stress increases a person’s chances of rehospitalization by nearly 50%, and affected their quality of life and health. Read more

Antibiotic amoxicillin is in short supply. The worldwide shortage of the drug, which is often used in pediatric cases, is due to some manufacturing issues and unexpected demand, sources say. Read more

Is your healthy diet as healthy as you think? Maybe not: Only about 1 in 4 people could accurately estimate how healthy they were eating when asked to assess their diet after a year spent trying to lose weight, researchers found. Read more

Hearts from donors who had COVID are safe for transplant. Researchers found that donor organ recipients had similar rates of death in the hospital and at 30 days after transplantation, regardless of whether or not the donor had COVID. Recipients also had similar rates of complications. Read more