After Skin Cancer, Removable Model Replaces Real Ear
FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- During his 10-year
struggle with basal cell carcinoma, Henry Fiorentini emerged minus
his right ear, and minus the hearing that goes with it.
Health Tip: What May Trigger Tension Headaches
(HealthDay News) -- While there is no definitive cause for
tension headaches, there are things thought to trigger or worsen
these painful episodes.
Health Tip: Be a Safe Patient
(HealthDay News) -- Being an educated patient means knowing what
to do in the event that you're hospitalized.
Take Note: New Violins the Equal of a Famed Stradivarius
FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Would you have the
musical "ear" to distinguish the tones of a centuries-old
Stradivarius violin from those of a new Italian violin?
Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health
FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Girls who ate the
most fruits and vegetables rich in carotenoids were less likely to
get benign breast disease, a new study suggests.
Time Spent With Grandkids Might Boost Women's Brain Power
FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Spending a little
time each week caring for grandkids may help older women stay
mentally sharp, a new study finds.
Spring Cleaning Helps Stave Off Allergy Symptoms: Experts
FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For allergy
sufferers, spring cleaning does more than make their home look nice
-- it can help prevent allergy symptoms.
Lab-Grown Vaginas, Noses Herald New Options for Patients
THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors have
successfully implanted laboratory-grown vaginas into four teenage
girls suffering from a rare birth defect, creating new organs with
feel and function comparable to that of a "natural" vagina, a new
Health Highlights: April 11, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Sebelius Stepping Down as HHS Secretary
FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. Health and Human
Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is stepping down from her
position, after overseeing the troubled rollout of the contentious
health reform law known as the Affordable Care Act that remains
unpopular with some Americans and virtually all Republican