Health Tip: Check for Ticks
(HealthDay News) -- Ticks can spread Lyme disease and other
germs that can make you sick, so it's important to take measures to
help prevent tick bites.
Health Tip: Ease the Itch of Poison Ivy
(HealthDay News) -- Poison ivy rash usually isn't dangerous, but
it sure is uncomfortable.
Struggles With Motor Skills Compound Social Problems in Autism
MONDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- Problems with motor skills
such as throwing and catching can add to the social struggles faced
by children with autism, a new study says.
Even With Equal Care, Racial Disparity Persists in Blood Cancer, Study Finds
MONDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans with blood
cancer do not live as long as white patients with the disease, a
new study finds, even when they receive equal levels of care.
Boys With Guns at High Risk of Assault: Study
MONDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- Many violent young people
carry guns, a new study shows.
Nearly Half of Infants Have Flat Spots on Their Heads: Study
MONDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- Putting babies on their backs
to sleep has sharply cut the rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
(SIDS), but it has also left nearly half of infants with a
flattened heads, a new Canadian study estimates.
Health Highlights: July 8, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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