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.
Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics in Kids Might Help Spur Type 1 Diabetes
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Repeated treatments with antibiotics were linked to the development of type 1 diabetes in mice, a new study finds.
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.
Clinton Edges Trump on Health Care, Survey Finds
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More Americans trust Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to do a good job on health care issues than Republican rival Donald Trump, a new
Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients' Demand
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women prefer to see female urologists, but there are far too few to meet a growing demand, a new study reports.
Health Highlights: Aug. 22, 2016
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Put Vaccines on Kids' Back-to-School List
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As parents start
preparing to send their young ones back to the classroom, the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration says it's a good time to remember that
vaccines play an important role in keeping children healthy.
Fewer Cancer-Causing Chemicals in E-Cigs Than Regular Cigarettes: Study
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers who switch to
electronic cigarettes get the same levels of nicotine, but lower
levels of toxins and cancer-causing chemicals, new research
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.
Survey Finds Support for Limits on Indoor Tanning
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While supporting new
rules to make indoor tanning salons safer, most young women who
frequent the salons oppose a total ban, a new study finds.