Health Tip: Recovering After Knee Replacement
(HealthDay News) -- Recovering from knee replacement surgery
takes time, and it's important to prepare your home before the
Health Tip: Keep Youngsters Outside the Pool
(HealthDay News) -- Toddlers are so curious that they're
naturally drawn to an unattended pool. That's a recipe for
Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young children with
strong reading skills may be on a fast track to a brighter future,
a new study suggests.
Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The stereotype of
the sex-crazed teenage boy may be dead wrong, according to a small
study that asked boys what they really want from romantic
Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents of obese
children often don't view their kids as unhealthy or recognize the
health consequences of excess weight or inactivity, according to a
Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends
WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even though its use
is often advised by doctors, the painkiller acetaminophen -- best
known as Tylenol -- does not help treat lower back pain, according
to a new Australian study.
Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children covered by
Medicaid, the publicly funded insurance program for the poor, visit
the emergency room for medical care far more often than uninsured
or privately insured youngsters, a U.S. survey finds.
More Than 10 Million People Gained Coverage Under Obamacare, Study Finds
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study
estimates that more than 10 million uninsured Americans gained
health coverage over the past year due to the Affordable Care
FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new formulation of
a powerful narcotic painkiller that discourages potential abusers
from snorting or injecting the drug has been approved by the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration.
Health Highlights: July 24, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Targiniq ER
(oxycodone hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride extended
release) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
as a long-term, around-the-clock treatment for severe pain when
other therapies are ineffective or unavailable.