Health Tip: Deal With Chronic Pain

(HealthDay News) -- Chronic pain, if it isn't controlled, can perpetuate itself and contribute to additional physical and mental problems.

Health Tip: Reducing Your Child's Risk of Ear Infections

(HealthDay News) -- Ear infections are common in children, but there are things parents can do to help reduce a child's risk.

Quinoa May Be Safe Grain for People With Celiac Disease

TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The grain quinoa seems safe for people with celiac disease, a new British study suggests.

Genes May Be to Blame for Hard-to-Handle Toddlers

TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- DNA might be a key factor in excessive physical aggression in toddlers, a new Canadian study suggests.

Sleep During the Day May Throw Genes Into Disarray

TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sleeping during the day -- a necessity for jet-lagged travelers and those who work overnight shifts -- disrupts the rhythms of about one-third of your genes, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: Jan. 21, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Cheap Chinese Goods May Mean More Smog in U.S., Study Finds

TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The words "Made in China" are synonymous with inexpensive electronics and housewares purchased in the United States. But a consequence of Americans' buying habits is air pollution that's also made in China, researchers say.

Time for Docs to Ditch the White Coat?

TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Could a doctor's white coat or necktie help spread germs among patients?