Health Tip: School Bus Riders Must Follow the Rules
(HealthDay News) -- School children are taught to follow the
rules no matter where they are, and waiting for the bus is no
Growing Brain Aneurysms More Likely to Burst: Study
TUESDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- Brain aneurysms of all sizes
are 12 times more likely to rupture if they are growing, a new
Tick-Borne Illness Babesiosis a Hazard for Seniors: FDA
TUESDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- A tick-borne illness that
can be severe or fatal among seniors, newborns and people with
weakened immune systems is becoming more common in certain parts of
the United States, federal health officials warn.
Suicide Rate Higher for Adults Who Were Out-of-Shape as Teens: Study
TUESDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were in good
physical shape at age 18 were less likely to commit suicide than
those who were less fit when they were younger, a new study has
ATV Injuries to Kids on Decline for Now: Study
TUESDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- Safety experts have long
warned that all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs, pose serious threats to
kids, who may not have the strength or judgment to safely operate
the bouncy, heavy machines.
New 'Active' Video Games May Give Kids More Exercise
TUESDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- Newer-generation "active"
video games give a slight boost to children's physical activity
levels at home, according to a new study.
Can Long-Term Night Work Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
MONDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Working the night shift for
30 years or more may double the risk of breast cancer, a new
Canadian study suggests.
Study Ties Red and Processed Meats to Worse Colon Cancer Survival
MONDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- People with colon cancer who
continue to eat a lot of red and processed meats may have increased
odds of dying from the disease, a new study suggests.
Brain Scans Suggest Marijuana May Squelch Motivation
TUESDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- Can chronic pot smoking
really turn people into slackers?
Health Highlights: July 2, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
New Grants Will Help Get Health Insurance for More Kids
TUESDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- More children in low-income
families will get health insurance coverage, thanks to nearly $32
million in grants announced by U.S. health officials Tuesday.
Sharp Rise in Drug Overdoses Among U.S. Women: CDC
TUESDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of fatal overdoses
of prescription painkillers and other drugs among U.S. women
quadrupled between 1999 and 2010, federal officials reported