HEALTH REFORM: Exchanges Will Be Cornerstone for Coverage Choices
Day one of a five-day series
HEALTH REFORM: Young Adults May Be Key to Making It All Work
HEALTH REFORM: Expect Pluses, Minuses for Those With Job-Based Coverage
Day two of a five-day series
HEALTH REFORM: If You're an Uninsured Worker, It's Your Chance to Get Covered
Day three of a five-day series
Health Tip: Is the Noise Too Loud?
(HealthDay News) -- Prolonged exposure to very loud noise can
lead to hearing loss. But how do you know when the noise is too
Health Tip: Help a Sprained Ankle Heal
(HealthDay News) -- If you've sprained an ankle, doctors often
prescribe rest to help it heal.
It's Not Too Soon to Get Your Flu Shot, Doctor Says
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25 (HealthDay News) -- This season's flu
vaccine is now available, and Americans should get their flu shot
as soon as possible, an expert says.
Survey Could Spot Parents Who Shun Child Vaccinations
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Parent responses on a
survey about childhood vaccinations can help predict whether their
youngsters will receive recommended immunizations, a new study
Brain Scans Show Why Psychopaths Don't Feel Your Pain
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Among other traits,
psychopaths feel a lack of empathy when other people are in pain,
and brain scans now reveal why that is.
Parenthood May Reduce Diabetes-Related Death Risk, Study Suggests
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Type 1 diabetes patients
with children have a lower risk of death than those without
children, but the benefits of parenthood are stronger in women than
in men, a new study finds.
Health Highlights: Sept. 25, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Report: Health-Reform Plans Seem to Have Lower-Than-Expected Premiums
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Americans who buy health
insurance through the new state marketplaces that open on Oct. 1
may see lower premiums than initially projected, federal health
officials said Tuesday.