Health Tip: Is That Sore Throat Strep?
(HealthDay News) -- Strep throat is an infection caused by group
Streptococcusbacteria. Unlike a sore throat triggered by the
common cold or air pollution, strep throat requires prompt medical
Health Tip: Managing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Pain
(HealthDay News) -- Deep pain within the muscles and joints is a
common complaint among people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Homelessness, Frequent Moves Affect How Kids Do in School
TUESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Children who are homeless
or move frequently do worse in certain school subjects than
children who have more stable home settings, according to a new
Gene May Be Tied to Both Smoking and ADHD, Study Suggests
TUESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking and
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) share a common
genetic risk factor, and childhood ADHD may increase the likelihood
of smoking later in life, a new study suggests.
Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Extra Weight in Kids
TUESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Children whose mothers were
overweight and smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk of
being overweight, a new study has found.
Smartphones Linked to Sexual Activity in Teens: Study
TUESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Teens with smartphones are
more likely to have sex and meet others online for sex than teens
without Internet access on their phones, according to a new
Autism Tough to Spot Before 6 Months of Age, Study Suggests
TUESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- The development of
6-month-old babies who are diagnosed with autism in toddlerhood is
very similar to that of children without autism, a new study
Breast Cancer Survival Varies by Race, Ethnicity, Study Shows
TUESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Racial disparities in
breast cancer survival persist, even after factors such as
education, neighborhood and socioeconomic status are accounted for,
new research finds.
Sandy's Wrath Brings Massive Blackouts, Flooding Across Northeast
TUESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- The most powerful storm to
hit the U.S. Northeast in a generation cut a swath of destruction
through the region Monday night and Tuesday morning, leaving at
least 33 dead and millions without power as high winds and
floodwaters wreaked havoc with electrical systems.
Tips on Keeping Food Safe When the Power Goes Out
TUESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Power outages and flooding
caused by "superstorm" Sandy could lead to food safety problems and
people need to take steps to ensure that their food supply is
accessible and safe, federal government officials advise.
Health Highlights: Oct. 30, 2012
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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