Health Tip: Help Sun-Damaged Skin
(HealthDay News) -- Sun damage can lead to tough, leather-like
skin, wrinkles and dark brown spots.
Marijuana Not a 'Safe Drug,' Review Finds
THURSDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Contrary to popular
belief, marijuana is not a "safe drug," particularly for teens, a
new review reveals.
Health Tip: Help Ease Teething Pain
(HealthDay News) -- Teething usually starts during a child's
first four to seven months. If your infant doesn't show any teeth
until much later, don't worry. This may be determined by heredity,
and it doesn't necessarily mean that anything is wrong.
Friends' Online Photos May Sway Teens' Behavior
THURSDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to photos of
risky behavior posted on friends' social networking sites, it seems
that what teenagers see, teenagers do, new research shows.
When Football Team Loses, Fans Reach for Junk Food
THURSDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Here's something to chew
on as the National Football League prepares to kick off a new
season Thursday night: sports fans turn to junk food to console
themselves when their team goes down to defeat, new research
Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Tied to Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications
THURSDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Women with chlamydia or
gonorrhea infections before or during pregnancy are at increased
risk for pregnancy complications such as stillbirth and premature
birth, a new study suggests.
Medicaid Paying for More U.S. Births: Study
THURSDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- The number of births paid
for by Medicaid is increasing, with nearly half of U.S. births
covered this way in 2010, according to a new study.
Lessons Learned From Cantaloupe-Listeria Outbreak
THURSDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Of all the dangerous
bacteria lurking in foods, perhaps the most deadly is listeria, and
the lesson from a 2011 outbreak is to always handle food safely,
U.S. health officials say.
Gut Bugs May Hold Key to Weight Control, Mouse Study Suggests
THURSDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- The bacteria living in
your digestive system may be the last thing on your mind, but a new
study in mice raises the prospect that obese people might get
benefits through the transfer of a thinner person's gut germs.
Health Highlights: Sept. 5, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
U.S. Drinking Water Sanitation Still a Concern: CDC
THURSDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- While U.S. water
sanitation has improved, bacteria-laden drinking water continues to
cause disease outbreaks, according to a report released Thursday by
federal health officials.