Health Tip: Help Children Quit Thumb Sucking
(HealthDay News) -- Thumb sucking can cause problems with your
child's teeth and mouth, so it's best to have the child quit the
Health Tip: Concerned About Urinary Incontinence?
(HealthDay News) -- Urinary incontinence is the inability to
control the flow of urine. In addition to being a medical problem,
it affects a person's behavior and overall well-being.
High Blood Pressure Common Among Overweight Kids
THURSDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight and obese
children have a high risk of developing high blood pressure, a new
Breast Cancer Patients Have Unrelated Plastic Surgery After Reconstruction
THURSDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Some breast cancer
patients who've had breast reconstruction after mastectomy also
undergo cosmetic surgery in an effort to further boost their
self-image and self-esteem, according to a new study.
People With Type 1 Diabetes May Still Have Insulin-Producing Cells
THURSDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Most people with type 1
diabetes still have active insulin-producing cells in their
pancreas, a new study shows.
Too Much Online Health Info May Worsen Worriers' Anxiety
THURSDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Going online to search for
health information may not be a good idea for people who fear
uncertainty, according to a new study.
History of Falls Linked to Post-Surgery Complications in Seniors
THURSDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors who've had one or
more falls in the six months prior to surgery are at increased risk
for poorer outcomes after their operation, according to a new
Yoga Fails to Cool Hot Flashes, But May Aid Sleep
THURSDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Practicing yoga may not
ease menopausal hot flashes, but it might help women sleep a bit
easier, a new clinical trial suggests.
Breast-Feeding After Implants Won't Cause Sagging, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Women with breast implants
shouldn't worry that breast-feeding will cause sagging, according
to a new study.
Health Highlights: Oct. 10, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Consumers Frustrated With First Days of Health Exchanges, Poll Finds
THURSDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) -- A new poll of consumer
satisfaction with the Affordable Care Act's health insurance
exchanges confirms what headlines having been saying since the
online marketplaces' launch: things have not gone smoothly.