Health Tip: Is it Pinkeye?
(HealthDay News) -- Pink eye (conjunctivitis) is a common, often
highly infectious inflammation of the conjunctiva, the eye's
outermost layer and inside of the eyelid.
Health Tip: Eating Fish During Pregnancy
(HealthDay News) -- While fish typically is a healthy food, many
types contain mercury. And because mercury exposure can harm a
developing fetus, expectant moms should be cautious about how much
fish they eat.
Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- Girls who suffer a
concussion may have more severe symptoms that last longer compared
to boys, according to new research that builds on other studies
finding gender differences.
More High School Athletes Complying With Concussion Guidelines, Study Finds
THURSDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- High school athletes who
suffer from concussions are complying more with the recommended
return-to-play guidelines, according to new research.
Specializing in One Sport as Child No Guarantee of Future Success
THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some parents and
coaches think kids who focus on one sport early on will boost their
chances of a college scholarship or pro career. But a new study
casts doubt on that idea.
Age a Big Factor in Colon Surgery Complications, Study Finds
THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients older than
65 are more likely to die and have more complications after colon
cancer surgery than younger patients, a new study finds.
Social Skills a Casualty of Childhood Head Injury, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Serious head
injuries may be linked to children's lack of ability to interact
with others, a new study indicates.
Cure Rate for Experimental Hepatitis C Drug Tops 95 Percent
THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report
that an experimental drug has cured more than 95 percent of
patients infected with hepatitis C, including some who failed other
Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?
THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Too much time on
Facebook may take a toll on a young woman's sense of self-esteem,
particularly how she feels about her body, a new study
Don't Bother 'Faking It' in the Bedroom
THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- "Was it good for
you, too?" can be such a loaded question. Now a new study says you
can't fool your sex partner by faking satisfaction.
Health Highlights: April 10, 2014
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