Health Tip: Common Food Safety Mistakes
(HealthDay News) -- Making sure food is safe isn't just good
practice, it can keep you from getting sick.
Heart Surgery Riskier for Blacks With Peripheral Artery Disease, Study Finds
MONDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Black patients with
peripheral artery disease have an increased risk of death following
heart bypass surgery compared to white patients, and therefore
require closer follow-up, according to a new study.
Anti-Smoking Policies Will Prevent 7 Million Deaths Worldwide by 2050: Study
MONDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Anti-tobacco policies really
do stop people from smoking and save millions of lives, a new study
Can Hi-Tech Avatars Promote Real-Life Weight Loss?
MONDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Watching an avatar exercise
and learn healthy habits in a virtual community might help people
shed excess weight, a small new study suggests.
Even Younger Babies 'Prep' Themselves to Be Picked Up
MONDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Babies as young as 2 months
know when they are about to be picked up and prepare themselves for
it, according to a new study.
Collapsible Laundry Hampers May Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes
MONDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Collapsible laundry hampers
can cause serious eye injuries to children if a sharp wire
contained within the device breaks free, according to a new
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
Blistering Heat Continues to Bake Western U.S.
MONDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Temperatures topping 110 and
even 120 degrees Fahrenheit have much of the American West
sweltering, and health officials are warning that people must do
what they can to stay cool as the heat wave continues.
Health Highlights: July 1, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Pricey New Blood Thinner Might Be Safer for Leg Clots
MONDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- The new pill Eliquis prevents
dangerous blood clots in the legs and lungs as well as standard
therapy, though with less risk of serious bleeding, a new study
First Non-Hormonal Remedy Approved for Menopausal Hot Flashes
MONDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Brisdelle (paroxetine) has
been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first
non-hormonal treatment to treat hot flashes associated with