Health Tip: Seeing a Doctor About Sleep
(HealthDay News) -- Along with regular exercise and a healthy
diet, sleep is essential for good health. If you're not getting
enough zzzs, you should talk with your doctor.
Health Tip: Protecting Children's Teeth
(HealthDay News) -- Watching what people eat and drink should
begin in infancy. Eating and drinking right will promote a healthy
body, including the teeth.
Abuse of Prescription Painkillers on the Rise Among High School Athletes: Survey
MONDAY, Aug. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Abuse of prescription
painkillers is on the rise among high school athletes, and football
players are among the worst offenders, a new study shows.
Most Cosmetic Procedures Based on Stem Cells Are Bogus, Experts Say
MONDAY, Aug. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Could stem cell
injections help rejuvenate your face or body? Probably not, plastic
surgery experts say, but ads for these types of bogus procedures
abound on the Internet.
When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids
MONDAY, Aug. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- About one-third of
children with viral infections severe enough to land them in the
hospital end up with serious complications -- such as pneumonia,
seizures and brain swelling, a new study finds.
Could a Little Video Game Play Be Good for Kids?
MONDAY, Aug. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who spend a little
time playing video games each day might be more well-adjusted than
those who never play, a new study suggests.
2nd Ebola Patient To Arrive in United States on Tuesday
MONDAY, Aug. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The second of two
Americans stricken with Ebola in the West African nation of Liberia
will arrive in the United States on Tuesday to begin treatment,
according to media reports.
Health Highlights: Aug. 4, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: