Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Won't Affect Baby: Study
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Women who apply
prescription steroid creams such as cortisone to ease a medical
issue during pregnancy should not worry that the medication will
affect their baby, a new study finds.
Health Tip: Understanding Childhood Obesity
(HealthDay News) -- Obesity is dangerous for any person, even
Nail Salons' Drying Lamps Carry Small Cancer Risk
WEDNESDAY, April 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A typical salon
manicure involves drying freshly painted nails under a lamp that
emits ultraviolet-A (UV-A) rays -- a spectrum of light long linked
to skin cancers.
Most Docs Believe Patients Get Too Many Medical Tests
WEDNESDAY, May 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most physicians
believe that doctors order too many medical tests, yet half admit
to doing so themselves in response to a pushy patient, a new survey
Could a Few Beers a Week Cut a Woman's Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk?
WEDNESDAY, May 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having a beer a few
times a week might help women avoid painful rheumatoid arthritis, a
new study suggests.
Screening May Help Boost Liver Cancer Survival Rates
WEDNESDAY, May 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Increased screening
for liver tumors in people with cirrhosis -- scarring of the liver
-- could help boost liver cancer survival rates, according to
E-Cigarette Vapor Contains Potentially Harmful Particles: Review
WEDNESDAY, May 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes may not
be as harmless as they initially seemed. New research suggests that
e-cigarette vapor produces tiny particles that users suck deep into
their lungs, potentially causing or worsening respiratory
Health Highlights: May 7, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Insurers: Sizeable Majority Has Paid Obamacare Premiums
WEDNESDAY, May 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A significant
majority of Americans who signed up for health insurance under the
Affordable Care Act have completed the final step of enrollment by
paying their first month's premium, insurers will tell a
Congressional committee on Wednesday.