Health Tip: Reading Food Labels
(HealthDay News) -- Reading product labels can help you choose
the healthiest foods.
Health Tip: Limit Lead Exposure for Kids
(HealthDay News) -- Lead poisoning can lead to behavioral
problems, hearing problems, kidney damage and lowered IQs in
children, so it's important for kids to avoid any sources of
Scientists Seek to Take Bite Out of Mosquito Problem
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have
learned more about how mosquitoes detect skin odor, and they say
their findings could lead to better repellants and traps.
Could Electrical Brain Stimulation Boost Perseverance?
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Electrical
stimulation of a specific area of the brain may help boost a
person's ability to get through tough times, according to a tiny
Why Johnny Can't Sleep
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Having involved
parents and feeling connected to school increase the likelihood
that a teen will get sufficient sleep, a new study finds.
Sensory Therapy Might Work for Kids With Autism
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism
can benefit from a type of therapy that helps them become more
comfortable with the sounds, sights and sensations of their daily
surroundings, a small new study suggests.
U.S. Pregnancy Rates Continue to Fall
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnancy rates
continue to decline in the United States, a federal report released
Health Highlights: Dec. 5, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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135 Million People Worldwide Will Have Dementia by 2050: Report
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people
worldwide living with dementia could more than triple by 2050, a
new report reveals.