Health Tip: Keep Your Joints Healthier

(HealthDay News) -- If you've got arthritis and want to minimize joint pain, there are steps you can take to keep your joints healthier, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

Health Tip: Is Your Child Ready for a Tricycle?

(HealthDay News) -- Riding a tricycle is a milestone for little ones, but parents should make sure their kids are ready to peddle.

Synthetic Skin Heals Itself With a Touch, Study Shows

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they have created a touch-sensitive plastic "skin" that can heal itself when torn or cut.

World Diabetes Day Designed to Raise Awareness

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Before her 12-year-old daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes a year ago, Michelle Moriarty knew very little about the blood sugar disease other than that there was more than one type of diabetes and one kind of diabetes required shots.

Health Highlights: Nov. 14, 2012

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Owner of Meningitis-Linked Pharmacy Declines to Testify Before Congress

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14 (HealthDay News) -- The owner of the Massachusetts specialty pharmacy implicated in the meningitis outbreak that has killed 32 people declined to testify Wednesday before a Congressional committee investigating the matter, the Associated Pressreported.