Sunny Disposition May Shield You From Heart Problems
MONDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- Being cheerful and
optimistic may greatly reduce your risk of heart problems,
according to a new study.
Health Tip: Show Genuine Interest in Your Child
(HealthDay News) -- Your child must learn to relate to his or
her parents before fostering relationships with other children.
Health Tip: If You Spill Mercury
(HealthDay News) -- If you drop and break a thermometer that
contains mercury, it's important to minimize exposure to the toxic
Making Eye Donation Easier Could Help Meet Research Demand
MONDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- Many people are willing to
donate their eyes to research, but don't know how, a new study
Moon's Cycle Tied to Heart Surgery Outcomes: Study
MONDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- Scheduled for heart surgery?
A new study suggests you might fare better or worse depending on
the moon's cycle at the time of the procedure.
'Female' X Chromosome May Play Part in Sperm Production
SUNDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have made the
surprising finding that the "female" X chromosome may have an
important function in sperm production.
Epilepsy Plus Mental Ills Linked to Premature Death, Study Says
MONDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- People with epilepsy are 11
times more likely to die prematurely than people in the general
population. And the increased risk of early death is significantly
higher among those with mental illnesses, especially depression and
alcohol and drug-use disorders, a new study suggests.
Homemade Blowgun Darts Pose Choking Dangers for Teens
MONDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- It seems kids will never
stop coming up with creative ways to injure themselves, if the
cases of three teen boys and their homemade blowguns are any
TVs Toppling Onto Tots at Alarming Rate, Study Finds
MONDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- Falling television sets
continue to be a source of serious injuries to young children, a
new study shows.
Health Highlights: July 22, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: