Health Tip: Considering an Oral Piercing?
(HealthDay News) -- Before you agree to an oral piercing,
experts say you should consider some of the possible health
Acute Migraines More Apt to Turn Chronic With Poor Treatment
FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- People who receive
inadequate treatment for acute migraine headaches are more likely
to develop chronic migraines, according to a new study.
Migraine Doctors in Short Supply Across U.S.
FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- There are too few migraine
headache specialists in the United States, a new study finds.
Health Tip: Watch Kids Closely at the Playground
(HealthDay News) -- Children should be closely supervised at the
playground to help reduce their risk of injury.
Health Tip: Drive Safely as You Age
(HealthDay News) -- As we get older, our vision tends to worsen
and our reflexes aren't what they used to be.
South Asian Men May Need More Exercise to Stay Healthy: Study
FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- Lower fitness levels and
higher amounts of body fat are major reasons why middle-aged men of
South Asian origin living in Scotland have higher blood sugar
levels and a greater risk of diabetes than white men, according to
a new study.
Trees May Save a Life Each Year in Big Cities
THURSDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) -- Parks and tree-lined
streets may give city dwellers more than shade. They may also save
some lives, a new study from the U.S. Forest Service suggests.
PTSD May Raise Heart Risks for Vietnam Vets
FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- Vietnam veterans with
post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are much more likely to
develop heart disease, a new study finds.
Older, Cheap Drug May Cut Suicide Risk for People With Mood Disorders
THURSDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) -- A new review of data
suggests than an old and inexpensive drug, lithium, may help lower
suicide risk in people with mood disorders such as depression or
Genetic Risks for Asthma May Persist Into Adulthood
FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- People with more genetic
risks for asthma are not only more likely to develop the disease in
childhood, but also more likely to continue to have asthma into
adulthood, according to a new study.
U.S. Women Delay Motherhood, Teen Births Historically Low: CDC
FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- As American women continue
to delay parenthood, rates of teenage births and births for women
in their early 20s are at all-time lows, federal health officials
As Cheerleading Evolves, Injuries Mount
FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- Cheerleading is definitely
not your grandmother's pastime anymore, injury experts warn, but
rather a highly competitive activity that's light on the pom-poms
and heavy on risky daredevil acrobatics.
Fish Habit May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) -- Regularly eating oily fish
such as salmon, tuna or sardines may help reduce the risk of breast
cancer, a new report suggests.
Medicare Savings Coming for Diabetic Supplies
FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- Starting July 1, seniors
with diabetes should be able to save some money when they buy the
blood sugar testing supplies they need to monitor their
Health Highlights: June 28, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Melanoma May Return Years Later in Some
FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- New research shows that
melanoma can recur decades after initial treatment in roughly 9
percent of patients.
White House Unveils Final Plan on Coverage for Contraception
FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- The Obama administration on
Friday issued what it called final rules that let religious
organizations opt out of providing contraception coverage in their
health insurance plans, as mandated by the 2010 Affordable Care