Health Tip: Cleaning Up Mold
(HealthDay News) -- If you see or smell mold in your home, the
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends these
Health Tip: Avoid Food Poisoning During Holiday Travel
(HealthDay News) -- Dining on the go during the holiday season
means you should take precautions against food poisoning.
Brain Chemicals May Signal Which Preemies Will Have Delays
TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A potential new way
to identify premature infants at high risk for delays in motor
skills development may have been discovered by researchers.
E. Coli 'Superbug' May Pose Major Health Threat: Study
TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A single strain of
E. colibacteria has become the main cause of bacterial
infections in women and the elderly worldwide over the past decade
and poses a serious health threat, researchers report.
Study Questions Safety of Common Anesthesia Drug
TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- More concern about
the safety of a common anesthetic has been raised in a new
Type of Surgical Anesthesia Might Influence Prostate Cancer's Return
TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- For men having
prostate cancer surgery, the type of anesthesia doctors use might
make a difference in the odds of the cancer returning, a new study
Deadly MERS Virus Detected in Camels
TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they
have the first definitive proof that a deadly respiratory virus in
the Middle East infects camels in addition to humans.
Could Water Near Fracking Sites Disrupt Hormones?
TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Groundwater and
surface water samples taken near fracking operations in Colorado
contained chemicals that can disrupt male and female hormones,
Ear Acupuncture May Hold Promise for Weight Loss
TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Placing five
acupuncture needles in the outer ear may help people lose that
spare tire, researchers report.
NIH, NFL Team Up to Take On Concussion Research
MONDAY, Dec. 16, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. National
Institutes of Health is teaming up with the National Football
League on research into the long-term effects of repeated head
injuries and improving concussion diagnosis.
Health Highlights: Dec. 17, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Almost 15 Percent of Americans Still Uninsured, Report Finds
TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- As the final phase of
the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called "Obamacare," begins, a
new report shows that more than 45 million Americans still don't
have health insurance.