Health Tip: Helping Somone With Diabetes
(HealthDay News) -- A friend or loved one who is struggling to
manage diabetes may appreciate your help in achieving his or her
Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Hearing
(HealthDay News) -- Noise-induced hearing loss can affect almost
every aspect of a person's life, including the ability to speak and
Smog Controls Tied to Fewer Lung Disease Deaths in N.C.
MONDAY, June 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lung disease-related
deaths fell after stricter national and state air pollution limits
took effect in North Carolina in the early 1990s, a new study
People With Heart Disease, Diabetes May Be More Likely to Stay on Statins
MONDAY, June 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who have heart
disease or diabetes, the overweight or obese and former smokers are
most likely to keep taking cholesterol-lowering statins, a new
Cooler Indoor Temps May Help 'Good Fat' Grow
MONDAY, June 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An easy health boost
may be as close as the nearest thermostat, a new study
ER Visits Peak When Kids Barred From Child Care: Study
MONDAY, June 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Child care centers
commonly bar parents from dropping off a child with a runny nose or
other minor illness. And the result, a new study finds, can be
needless trips to the emergency room.
Too Many U.S. Babies Still Delivered Early Without Medical Need
MONDAY, June 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than three
percent of U.S. babies are delivered early without a medical
reason, a new study finds.
Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says
MONDAY, June 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens and young adults
who engage in indoor tanning risk developing skin cancer at an
early age, a new study finds.
Study Links Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Kids
MONDAY, June 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who
live within a mile of spaces where commercial pesticides are
applied appear to have an increased risk of having a child with
autism, a new study suggests.
Health Highlights: June 23, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Gut Microbes Differ in Obese or Diabetic People, Study Finds
MONDAY, June 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obese people and those
with type 2 diabetes have lower levels of common types of "good"
intestinal bacteria than healthy people, a new study reveals.
Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections
MONDAY, June 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The antibiotic
Sivextro (tedizolid phosphate) has been approved by the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration to treat adults with serious or
life-threatening skin infections.