Health Tip: Safely Remove a Tick
(HealthDay News) -- Promptly and safely removing a tick from
your skin can help reduce the risk of illness and
Health Tip: Being Healthy Parents
(HealthDay News) -- While having a baby provides many wonderful
experiences, it also adds stress to a relationship.
Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study
FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new U.S. study finds
that cancer patients who don't have insurance -- or who get it
through the federal health insurance program for the poor
(Medicaid) -- are at much higher risk of poor medical outcomes than
Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study
FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Up to half of teens
talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother
or father, according to new research.
Coffee May Keep Your Ears From Ringing
FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Being a coffee lover
may be good for your ears, a new study suggests.
Older Adults Sharpest in the Morning, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults' minds may
be sharpest in the morning, a new small study finds.
Sleep Woes for Astronauts May Pose Risks in Space: Study
FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of sleep is common
among astronauts before and during spaceflight, and their
widespread use of sleeping pills could pose a safety threat, a new
Health Highlights: Aug. 8, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak a 'Public Health Emergency'
FRIDAY, Aug. 8 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The World Health
Organization on Friday declared the outbreak of deadly Ebola virus
in West Africa a "public health emergency."