Health Tip: Want to Be a Babysitter?
(HealthDay News) -- If you've got your eye on becoming a
babysitter, make sure you know how to keep your charges safe.
Health Tip: When Your Older Child is Home Alone
(HealthDay News) -- If your child is old enough to stay home
alone, make sure the child is equipped with the knowledge to deal
with an emergency.
HPV Vaccination Rates Might Rise If More Docs Recommended It
MONDAY, Jan. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors have a vital
role in increasing the number of girls and young women who get a
vaccine that helps protect them against cervical cancer, according
to a new study.
Good Marriages Might Be Good for More Than a Man's Heart
MONDAY, Jan. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Marriage might be good
for men's bone health, but only if they get hitched when they're in
their mid-20s or older, a new study suggests.
Hand Washing, Zinc May Ward Off Colds: Review
MONDAY, Jan. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The cold season is in
full swing, with everyone swearing by their own methods for
avoiding infection or treating themselves should they get sick.
'Sensitive' Older Sibling May Help Boost Preschoolers' Language Skills
MONDAY, Jan. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Preschoolers with lots
of brothers and sisters seem to develop language skills a bit
slower than other kids -- possibly because they get less attention
from mom and dad.
Twenty U.S. Kids Hospitalized Each Day for Gun Injuries: Study
MONDAY, Jan. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Gunshot wounds send
about 20 children to the hospital every single day in the United
States, a new study says.
Health Highlights: Jan. 27, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope
MONDAY, Jan. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Jefri Franks says one
of the things that helped her 12-year-old daughter Heather cope
with the challenges of having cancer was music therapy -- in
particular, making a music video.