Food, Even Water Can Spoil When the Power Goes Out
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Power outages can be more than an inconvenience. They can cause problems with your food and water that could put your family's health at risk.
To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When teenagers are overweight, parents and doctors should encourage a healthy lifestyle rather than worry about the number on the bathroom scale, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says.
CDC Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Miami Beach Due to Zika
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Federal health
officials are urging pregnant women to avoid travel to Miami Beach,
after Florida Gov. Rick Scott confirmed on Friday that five cases
of locally transmitted Zika virus have occurred there.
'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The typical "social
business diet" -- heavy on red meats, sweet drinks, processed
snacks and booze -- takes a toll on the heart, a new study
Possible Cases of Local Zika Transmission in Miami Beach
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Federal and state
officials are considering an advisory that pregnant women not
travel to Miami Beach, or potentially all of Miami-Dade County,
after a cluster of Zika infections that were most likely
transmitted locally were detected there.
Health Tip: Eating Healthy on a Family Trip
(HealthDay News) -- Vacation shouldn't be an excuse to load up
on junk food. Parents should help kids make healthy food choices,
whether at home or away.
Fatty Fish May Curb Eye Risks for Diabetics, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Two servings of fish a week may be enough to lower the heightened risk for blindness that those with diabetes face, a new Spanish study suggests.
Could Diet in Pregnancy Raise Child's Odds for ADHD?
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An unhealthy diet during pregnancy could influence a child's risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study warns.
Peanut Allergy Treatment: The Earlier in Childhood, the Better
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A treatment for
peanut allergies may work better if it's given to children earlier,
even as young as 9 months, before the body's "allergic program"
fully matures, new research suggests.
Doctors Report Probable Zika Transmission Via Blood Transfusion
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Experts have wondered if the Zika virus might sometimes be transmitted through blood transfusions, and a cluster of infections in Brazil seems to support that notion.