Health Tip: Help Protect Kids from Flu
(HealthDay News) -- The immune system of babies and young
children is still developing, which puts them at increased risk of
getting the flu.
Health Tip: Avoid the Same Old Grain
(HealthDay News) -- Most pantries stock some type of grain. But
the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says you don't always have
to settle for the same old fare.
'Microbeads' May Boost Survival in Advanced Colon Cancer Patients
SATURDAY, Jan. 19 (HealthDay News) -- For advanced colon cancer
patients who have developed liver tumors, so-called "radioactive
beads" implanted near these tumors may extend survival nearly a
year longer than among patients on chemotherapy alone, a small new
Tired Couples May Take Each Other For Granted
MONDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- If you feel underappreciated
by your spouse, it may be because he or she isn't getting enough
sleep, a new study suggests.
Poorer Neighborhoods Often Have Less Safe Playgrounds
MONDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Most playgrounds are safe
for children, but many of them -- particularly those in poorer
neighborhoods -- need improvement, a Chicago-area survey found.
Loneliness May Take a Physical Toll
MONDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Being lonely does more than
just make a person feel sad -- loneliness can affect a person's
physical health, researchers report.
FDA Gives Nod to Botox to Treat Overactive Bladder
FRIDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration on Friday gave its approval for the use of Botox
against a form of urinary incontinence known as overactive
Give Away Your Money, Feel Happier?
MONDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Having pots of money doesn't
necessarily make you happy, study after study has found. But giving
away money -- even if you're not rich -- is likely to make you feel
wealthier, and thus happier, new research contends.
Health Highlights: Jan. 21, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: