Health Tip: Choosing the Right Babysitter

(HealthDay News) -- Before hiring a babysitter, make sure you're choosing someone who is trustworthy and educated in caring for children.

Health Tip: Cooking With Eggs

(HealthDay News) -- Raw eggs can harbor germs that can make you sick, so it's important to make sure any egg dishes are thoroughly cooked.

Hepatitis B Screening Proposed for All High-Risk Adults

TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adults at high risk for hepatitis B should be screened for the viral infection, according to a draft recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart

TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Treating depression in its early stages might help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, a new study suggests.

Dentists' Group Expands Recommended Use of Fluoride Toothpaste for Kids

TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children should begin using toothpaste with fluoride as soon as they get their first tooth, according to updated American Dental Association (ADA) guidelines.

Health Highlights: Feb. 11, 2014

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