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MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A 35-ton shipment of hypoallergenic baby formula from Switzerland arrived in the United States on Sunday, the first delivery in what the Biden administration is calling "Operation Fly Formula" to deal with a nationwide shortage.

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- During the first pandemic year, there were increases in the proportion of pediatric patients presenting to hospital with suicidal ideation/suicidal attempts, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, substance use disorders, and obsessive compulsive and related disorders, according to a study published online May 17 in Hospital Pediatrics.

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) use is associated with reduced odds of all-cause mortality among women with a recorded diagnosis of COVID-19, according to a study published online May 17 in Family Practice.

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients receiving concurrent chemoradiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck, higher doses of gabapentin are well tolerated and associated with delayed time to first opioid use for additional pain control during radiotherapy (RT), according to a research letter published online May 18 in JAMA Network Open.

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Formal training in cardio-obstetrics is uncommon and there are considerable knowledge gaps related to cardiovascular care of pregnant patients, according to a study published in the April 19 issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Survival is similar with early versus delayed surgery in stage I esophageal cancer, while for stage II/III cancer, five-year survival is improved with early surgery, according to a study published online May 12 in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For adults who test positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), COVID-19 vaccination after infection is associated with a reduced likelihood of long COVID symptoms, according to a study published online May 18 in The BMJ.

A shortage in baby formula in the US has left grocery store aisles empty and parents anxious about feeding their children. So, why not just breastfeed? For some, it's not always a choice.

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A worrisome international outbreak of monkeypox, a less harmful cousin of the smallpox virus, has now reached the United States and Canada. As of Saturday, 92 confirmed cases of the illness, and 28 more suspected cases, have been reported across 12 countries, according to the World Health Organization.

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- COVID-19 might be easing into a new status as a widely circulating and somewhat harsher version of the common cold, experts say — a virus that folks could contract repeatedly, even if they were recently infected.

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- When choosing a summer camp for their children, many U.S. parents prioritize location, cost and activities. Only one in 10 said COVID-19 precautions are important, a new survey reveals.

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Americans with sickle cell disease who have private insurance face average out-of-pocket costs of $1,300 a year and a lifetime total of $44,000, new research reveals.

As more cases of the rare disease have been identified across the world, Dr. Peter Hotez explains everything you need to know about monkeypox, including what to watch out for.

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Evidence continues to mount that a specific strain of adenovirus could be implicated in a wave of American children who have developed acute hepatitis of unknown origin, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday.

FRIDAY, May 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- From 1999 to 2019, the overall cancer death rate decreased significantly among Black men and women, but in 2019, cancer death rates were still highest for Blacks versus other racial and ethnic groups, according to a brief report published online May 19 in JAMA Oncology.

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A bill that would allow families in a U.S. government assistance program to buy whatever brand of baby formula they can find is on the way to President Joe Biden to be signed into law.

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Evidence continues to mount that a specific strain of adenovirus could be implicated in a wave of American children who've developed acute hepatitis of unknown origin, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday.

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In 2019, most violent deaths were suicides, which occurred more often in males than females, according to research published in the May 20 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The prevalence of risk factors for Alzheimer disease and related dementias varies and is highest for high blood pressure and not meeting aerobic physical activity guidelines, according to research published in the May 20 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, psychological distress prior to the diagnosis is associated with hospitalization for COVID-19, according to a study published online May 19 in Psychological Medicine.

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A perioperative medication-related clinical decision support (CDS) software prototype may reduce the time taken to complete tasks, according to a study published online May 16 in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Tezepelumab treatment is associated with higher levels of on-treatment clinical responses than placebo among individuals with severe, uncontrolled asthma, according to a study presented at the American Thoracic Society 2022 International Conference, held from May 13 to 18 in San Francisco.

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of U.S. teenagers are vaping marijuana -- a habit that in some ways may be more risky than old-fashioned pot smoking, a new study finds.