Health Tip: Eat Omega-3s During Pregnancy
(HealthDay News) -- Omega-3 fatty acids are particularly
essential during pregnancy, as they foster healthy brain and vision
development in a growing fetus.
Health Tip: Safer Use of Fireworks
(HealthDay News) -- Summer holidays sometimes include fireworks,
a potentially dangerous way to celebrate.
Your Smartphone Carries Your Personal Bacteria
TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your smartphone is
personalized in a surprising way: It carries the same types of
bacteria you have on your body, which suggests the devices could be
used as bacterial and health sensors, a new study says.
Pavement Sealant Ban Linked to Cleaner Lake Water
TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Banning certain types
of pavement sealants led to lower levels of cancer-causing
compounds in a lake in Austin, Texas, a new study showed.
Migraines May Worsen During Menopause
TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research confirms
what women with migraine headaches have told their doctors for
years: migraine attacks seem to get worse in the years before and
Multiple Drug Use Fueling Drugged-Driving Fatalities: Report
TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drugged drivers
involved in fatal crashes in the United States are more likely to
test positive for prescription drugs, marijuana and multiple drugs
than they were 20 years ago, a new study finds.
Diets High in Dairy Might Boost Colon Cancer Survival, a Bit
TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A diet rich in dairy
products may slightly extend the lives of people diagnosed with
colon cancer, a new study suggests.
Pediatrics Group Wants Parents to Read to Their Children Every Day
TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- All pediatricians
should encourage parents to read out loud to their children every
day, beginning in infancy, to promote literacy and strengthen
Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood
TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dropping excess
pounds may not only improve your physical health, it might also
help you feel more awake and happy, a new study shows.
Health Highlights: June 24, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
CDC Readies Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads
TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Amanda, a 30-year-old
who smoked during her pregnancy, wants people to know how important
it is to keep trying to quit the dangerous habit.