Health Tip: Keep a First Aid Kit in the Car
(HealthDay News) -- You probably have a host of first aid
supplies at home, but what about in your car?
Health Tip: Performing a Breast Self-Exam
(HealthDay News) -- Checking your breasts regularly can help you
detect any changes early.
Acetaminophen and Alcohol a Bad Mix, Study Suggests
MONDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Combining acetaminophen pain
relievers, which include Tylenol, and even light amounts of alcohol
can more than double the risk of kidney disease, new research
Poorer Childhoods, More Colds as Adults?
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who grew up in
poorer families might be more likely to catch colds than those who
were raised in wealthier households, researchers report.
Jury Still Out on Routine Mental Tests for Seniors, Panel Says
MONDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Physicians give screening
tests to older adults who show signs of mental decline, and some
experts have theorized that all seniors might benefit from routine
Bisexual Men Aren't at Greater HIV Risk: Review
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- A review of previous
research reveals that bisexual men aren't more likely than
heterosexual men to have HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Talking to Partners About STDs Often Awkward: Survey
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Many people find it
difficult to talk with their partners about sexually transmitted
diseases, and public health campaigns need to find better ways to
promote these types of conversations, according to a new study.
Study Finds Too Few With Hepatitis C Start or Stick With Treatment
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that
only a quarter of people with hepatitis C are willing to start the
standard treatment for the serious viral infection.
Health Highlights: Nov. 6, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: