Health Tip: Exercising After Baby is Born
(HealthDay News) -- Many women are eager to slim down after baby
arrives, but it takes time for your body to recover.
Heavy Smoking May Raise Odds for Lethal Bladder Cancer
MONDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Heavy smokers are more
likely to develop aggressive and deadly bladder cancers than those
who smoke less or nonsmokers, new research shows.
Thigh Is Safer Vaccination Site Than Arm for Toddlers, Study Finds
MONDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Giving the diphtheria,
tetanus and pertussis (DTaP) vaccine in the thigh rather than the
arm reduces a toddler's risk of an injection-site reaction that
requires medical attention, according to a new study.
Could Baby's Tummy Bacteria Help Spur Colic?
MONDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Colic is a common problem
for babies, and new research may finally provide clues to its
cause: A small study found that infants with colic seemed to
develop certain intestinal bacteria later than those without the
Twitter May Help Those Trying to Lose Weight
MONDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Using Twitter may help
people lose weight by providing them with social support,
Safer Roads Near Schools May Mean Fewer Kids Struck by Cars
MONDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- After New York City made the
streets near some of its schools safer, the number of children
struck by cars each year dropped substantially, a new study
30 Percent of U.S. Teen Girls Meet Up With Online Strangers
MONDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly a third of American
teenage girls say that at some point they've met up with people
with whom their only prior contact was online, new research
Health Highlights: Jan. 14, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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Fast Food Tied to Asthma, Eczema and Hay Fever in Kids
MONDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who eat fast food three
or more times a week are likely to have more severe allergic
reactions, a large new international study suggests.