Health Tip: Identify Symptoms of a Sprained Wrist
(HealthDay News) -- It's easy to sprain your wrist during a fall
or while playing a sport.
Health Tip: Giving Baby a Pacifier
(HealthDay News) -- Pacifiers may do a great job of soothing
cranky little ones, but parents should take steps to make sure
their toddlers are safe.
Birth Defect Discovery in Weimaraners Might Help Humans
MONDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who pinpointed a
gene associated with neural tube defects in Weimaraners say the
gene may be an important risk factor for this type of birth defect
in people as well.
Mapping Link Between Blood Cancer, Industrial Pollutant in Georgia
SATURDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- People who live near gas
refineries and manufacturing plants that release the chemical
benzene into the environment are at increased risk for the blood
cancer non-Hodgkin lymphoma, according to a new study.
Childhood Hazard: Choking on Food Persists
MONDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- About 34 children are
treated in U.S. emergency rooms every day for choking on food,
according to a new report, despite education campaigns and other
Bipolar Disorder May Vary Depending on Weight, Eating Disorders
MONDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Bipolar disorder develops
differently in obese people and among those who binge eat, a new
Americans Living Longer, Healthier Lives: Study
MONDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Not only has Americans' life
expectancy increased in recent decades, they also are healthier
later in life, a new study shows.
Many Low-Income Moms Struggle to Afford Diapers: Study
MONDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Diapers can take a big bite
out of the family budget, and now a new survey of low-income moms
finds that many struggle to afford enough diapers to regularly
change their babies.
Video Game 'Addiction' More Likely With Autism, ADHD
MONDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Boys with autism or
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are more at risk of
addictive video game use than typically developing boys, according
to new research.
Health Highlights: July 29, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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