Thousands of U.S. Babies Born With Cleft Lip, Palate Each Year
MONDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- When Americans hear "cleft
lip" or "cleft palate," they often think of children in developing
countries, but U.S. babies are by no means immune to the birth
How One N.Y. Family Met the Challenge of an Oral Birth Defect
MONDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Angela Morales-Patterson
first knew something was wrong when she heard a nurse gasp just
after delivery of her baby.
Health Tip: Signs That Your Child May Have Juvenile Arthritis
(HealthDay News) -- Joint pain may be a common complaint among
children, but prolonged joint pain accompanied by swelling can be
signs of juvenile arthritis.
Health Tip: Soothing Morning Sickness
(HealthDay News) -- Morning sickness can plague a mother-to-be
all day, preventing her from getting the nutrition she and her baby
Survival of 'Obamacare' Tops List of Biggest Health News in 2012
MONDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- With millions of Americans
watching and waiting, the U.S. Supreme Court largely upheld the
Obama Administration's health care reform legislation, making the
survival of "Obamacare" this year's top health news story.
Another New Year's Hazard: Drunk Walking
MONDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- With New Year's Eve
approaching and champagne set to flow, cautionary messages about
the perils of drunk driving abound. But this year one trauma expert
addressed a far less publicized concern: drunk walking.
Don't Cut School Recess, Pediatricians Say
MONDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Since the advent of the
federal government's No Child Left Behind Act in 2001, some schools
have been cutting or eliminating recess to spend more time teaching
Hillary Clinton Hospitalized With Blood Clot
MONDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Secretary of State Hillary
Clinton was admitted late Sunday to a hospital in New York City
after doctors discovered a blood clot linked to a concussion she
suffered earlier this month, a State Department spokesman said.