Health Tip: Kids Need Strong Bones, Too
(HealthDay News) -- Your daughter's prime bone-building years
are between ages 9 and 18. And the U.S. Office of Women's Health
says it's never too early to start teaching her healthy bone
Health Tip: Prevent Furniture Tipping
(HealthDay News) -- Kids seem to climb everywhere, including on
the furniture. To keep children safe, parents should make sure that
furniture and TVs are securely anchored.
More Evidence Shows Breast-Feeding Helps Babies' Brains
TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding is good for
a baby's brain, a new study says.
Heading Soccer Balls Tied to Damaging Brain Changes
TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Sophisticated scans reveal
that soccer players who head the ball a lot show changes in the
white matter of their brain that mirror those seen in traumatic
Otzi the 'Iceman' May Have Had Brain Damage
TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- New research seems to
support the theory that Otzi the Iceman was attacked and suffered
some form of brain damage in the final moments of his life.
Only 5 Percent of Restroom Patrons Wash Hands Properly, Study Finds
TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- The next time you reach out
to shake someone's hand, consider this finding: A recent study of
hand-washing habits found only 5 percent of people who used the
restroom scrubbed long enough to kill germs that can cause
U.S. Ends Effort to Limit Access to 'Morning-After' Pill
TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. government has
dropped its effort to block a court order that would make the
morning-after contraceptive pill available over-the-counter to all
women and girls.
Health Highlights: June 11, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
CDC: 87 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix
TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people
sickened in a hepatitis A outbreak that may be tied to a frozen
berry/pomegranate mix now stands at 87, U.S. health officials said
College Kids Trend Toward Twitter, Adults Favor Facebook
TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- All those "status updates"
and "tweets" that people post as they clamor to be part of the
online social network may reflect a troubling trend toward
self-absorbed behavior in the United States, a new study