Health Tip: Excessively Sleepy?
(HealthDay News) -- If you frequently feel sleepy during the day
and are unable to function normally, it's time to talk with your
Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Snack on Fruits and Veggies
(HealthDay News) -- Fruits and vegetables are among the
healthiest snack choices, but these foods may not be kids' first
Patient Education Helps Prevent Overuse of Antibiotics for Cough, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Patient education in the
form of brochures and posters helps reduce the overuse of
antibiotics to treat bronchitis in teens and adults, according to a
Immune-Boosting Foods May Add to Flu Defense
FRIDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- As U.S. health officials
recommend flu shots and frequent hand washing for protection during
this season's influenza outbreak, dietitians point to another
significant defense weapon: healthy foods.
PTSD Can Hamper Drug Treatment for Stroke Survivors: Study
FRIDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke survivors with
post-traumatic stress disorder are less likely to stick with drug
treatments that reduce their risk of suffering another stroke, a
new study finds.
High Medical Bills Driving Some Americans to Extreme Measures
FRIDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Insured Americans with
serious medical conditions say the financial stress of rising
out-of-pocket health care costs is forcing them to juggle household
budgets, delay or skimp on care and even run up credit cards or
dodge debt collectors, a new study reveals.
Many Young Americans Plan to Own a Gun, Survey Finds
FRIDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Many young Americans say
they plan to own a gun later in their lives, a new study
Businesses Should Plan for Flu Disruptions, Doctor Says
FRIDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- With flu widespread
throughout the United States this season, businesses need to
prepare to deal with productivity challenges, a doctor advises.
Health Highlights: Jan. 18, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
48 States Now Report Flu Activity, 29 Children Dead: CDC
FRIDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Forty-eight states are now
reporting widespread flu activity, up from 47 last week, U.S.
health officials reported Friday.