Health Tip: Pay Attention to Air Pollution
(HealthDay News) -- Polluted air can trigger a number of
symptoms, especially for people with chronic health conditions such
as asthma or heart disease.
Health Tip: Packing Baby's Diaper Bag
(HealthDay News) -- Before you head out with baby in tow, make
sure you've safely and properly packed a diaper bag.
Media Focus on Obesity May Backfire for Some Women
THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Feeling a little fat
after the holidays? Beware. Reading a news story that seems to
devalue people who are overweight might make you more likely to
reach for snacks to soothe your anxiety.
Easier Way for Doctors to Identify Substance Abuse?
THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A single question
may help doctors determine whether a patient has a drug or alcohol
problem and the level of abuse, a new study suggests.
Drug Abusers at Risk for Suicidal Thoughts, Survey Finds
THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- American adults who
use illicit drugs are much more likely to think about suicide than
those in the general population, a new federal government survey
Having a Baby? Price Tag for Delivery Varies Widely
THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The bill for
delivering a healthy baby varies enormously among California
hospitals, with new mothers facing cost differences of 8- to
10-fold depending on the hospital where they end up giving
State Health Insurance Marketplaces Boost Outreach Efforts
THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Health insurance
exchanges in five states with strong enrollment growth are ramping
up efforts to reach even more uninsured Americans before the end of
the Affordable Care Act's open enrollment period on March 31.
Health Highlights: Jan. 16, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
FDA Warns of Fires From Wart Removers
THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Flammable
over-the-counter wart removers have started fires, injuring at
least 10 people in recent years, the U.S. Food and Drug