Health Tip: Wear Protective Gear When Skateboarding or Skating
(HealthDay News) -- Skateboarding and inline skating, once
considered unusual sports, are now commonplace among our
Health Tip: Practice Water Safety With Children Around
(HealthDay News) -- A child can drown in what may appear to be
very little water, so it's important to take precautions to help
protect your child.
How Toddlers' TV Time Can Hurt Kindergarten Success
TUESDAY, Aug. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Toddlers who watch too much
television have a more difficult time when they start kindergarten,
a new Canadian study suggests.
Lead Exposure Tied to Early Risk of School Suspension
TUESDAY, Aug. 20 (HealthDay News) -- By the time they reach the
fourth grade, children exposed to lead are nearly three times more
likely to have been suspended, a new study contends.
Simple Test May Spot Dementia Risk in Seniors With Diabetes
MONDAY, Aug. 19 (HealthDay News) -- A simple scoring system that
may predict the risk of dementia in seniors with type 2 diabetes
has been developed by researchers.
Could Blood Test One Day Predict Suicide Risk?
TUESDAY, Aug. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Levels of certain blood
proteins may rise before a person commits suicide, a small study
suggests, and researchers hope the findings will lead to an
objective way to measure suicide risk.
Cancer-Surgery Complications Rise While Death Risk Drops
TUESDAY, Aug. 20 (HealthDay News) -- The number of complications
experienced by U.S. patients after major cancer surgery is rising,
but fewer are dying from their operations, a new study reveals.
Hispanic Teens More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Survey
TUESDAY, Aug. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Hispanic teens are more
likely to abuse illegal and legal drugs than their black or white
peers, a new report finds.
Health Highlights: Aug. 20, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Childhood Bullying Scars Can Last Into Adulthood
TUESDAY, Aug. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Highlighting the harm
caused by bullying, a new study finds the effects of childhood
bullying last into adulthood and can lead to problems such as
illness, job difficulties and poor relationships with others.