Health Tip: Talk to Kids About Smoking
(HealthDay News) -- It's important to educate children and teens
about the dangers of smoking to help prevent them from picking up
the deadly habit.
Health Tip: When Varicose Veins Are a Problem
(HealthDay News) -- Varicose veins are enlarged, bulging veins
often found on the thighs, calves or inside the leg that can cause
significant pain when standing or walking. They are rarely serious
but sometimes warrant evaluation by a doctor.
Let Babies 'Cry It Out,' Study Suggests
MONDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Most babies who wake up
during the night should be allowed to self-soothe and fall back to
sleep on their own, researchers say.
Moms May Use TV to Calm Fussy Infants: Study
MONDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Many babies spend almost
three hours in front of the TV each day, a new study finds,
especially if their mothers are obese and TV addicts themselves, or
if the babies are fussy or active.
Mental Health of Dads-to-Be May Influence Toddler's Behavior
MONDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Plenty of research has linked
a mother's mental health during and after pregnancy with her
child's well-being. Now, a new study suggests that an expectant
father's psychological distress might influence his toddler's
emotional and behavioral development.
Menopause Can Bring Lapses in Memory, Thinking, Study Finds
MONDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Women going through menopause
sometimes feel they are off their mental game, forgetting phone
numbers and passwords, or struggling to find a particular word. It
can be frustrating, disconcerting and worrisome, but a small new
study helps to explain the struggle.
Hillary Clinton Returns to Work
MONDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Secretary of State Hillary
Clinton returned to work Monday, following treatment for a blood
clot in her head.
Health Highlights: Jan. 7, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: