Young Girl's Plea For Contact Lenses Pays Off
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26 (HealthDay News) -- It came as no surprise to
Christina Daves from Gainesville, Va., when her daughter asked for
contact lenses at the age of 9.
What's Best for Kids' Eye Health? Experts Give Insight
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26 (HealthDay News) -- For generations,
countless adults have urged kids to eat carrots to protect their
Winter Depression May Require Treatment Plan
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Feeling sluggish or moody
when it's darker and cold outside is not uncommon, but it could be
a sign of seasonal affective disorder, a type of depression that
develops during the winter.
Health Tip: Calming a Fussy Baby
(HealthDay News) -- A soothing routine can help calm your fussy
baby and give you some peace.
Health Tip: Think Before You Eat
(HealthDay News) -- Mindless eating can cause the calories to
add up quickly, and before you know it your pants are more snug
Some Kids Abusing Common Baking Ingredients
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Some common holiday
baking ingredients -- such as cinnamon, nutmeg and marshmallows --
can be abused and lead to serious health problems and even death,
an expert warns.
Today's U.S. Soldiers Fitter Than Decades Ago: Report
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. service members who
died in Iraq and Afghanistan had been healthier than troops in
previous wars, military researchers report.
Lifestyle Affects Outcome of Peripheral Artery Procedure: Study
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with blocked leg
arteries are less likely to suffer complications after a procedure
to open their arteries if they quit smoking and take aspirin and
cholesterol-lowering statins, a new study indicates.
Health Highlights: Dec. 26, 2012
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: