Health Tip: Coping With the Flu
(HealthDay News) -- You're feeling miserable, mired with
symptoms of the flu. Do you know what to do to feel better and
avoid getting others sick?
Health Tip: Safely Dispose of Medications
(HealthDay News) -- If you need to dispose of unused or expired
medications, doing so incorrectly could cause more harm than
Turning Tragedy Into Hope for Others With Spinal Cord Injury
THURSDAY, Jan 24 (HealthDay News) -- It was the start of 1988, a
beautiful morning on a New Year's vacation at the beach in
Martinique when Alan Brown went in the water for a quick swim. The
ocean seemed a little rough, but the deep blue of the sea appeared
to stretch into infinity.
Acts of Kindness Can Make You Happier
THURSDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Performing small acts of
kindness and gratitude can make people happier, researchers
believe, but how this occurs is more of a puzzle.
Lowly Dung Beetle Looks to the Stars to Navigate
THURSDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Dung beetles use the Milky
Way galaxy to figure out which way to roll their dung balls, a new
ER Admissions Over Holidays Linked to Higher Death Rates
THURSDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Hospital patients admitted
as emergency cases on public holidays are more likely to die within
the month than those admitted on other days, according to a study
from the United Kingdom.
Drivers' Attitudes While Learning May Predict Future Road Performance
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- If your teenager thinks
like Mario Andretti before he gets his license, chances are he will
act like the famous race car driver once he is alone behind the
wheel, new research suggests.
Vaccinating Kids Against Common Gut Bug Helps Shield Adults Too: Study
THURSDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that
vaccinating children against rotavirus may also help protect
unvaccinated adults against the highly contagious virus that causes
severe diarrhea and vomiting.
FDA Panel Weighs Tougher Restrictions on Some Prescription Painkillers
THURSDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. Food and Drug
Administration advisory panel will meet Thursday and Friday to
discuss the fate of certain painkillers that contain an opioid
known as hydrocodone.
Health Highlights: Jan. 24, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: