Health Tip: Don't Neglect Warning Signs of Lung Disease
(HealthDay News) -- Your lungs are delicate organs, and whatever
is in the air you breathe can directly affect their health.
Health Tip: Before You See a Podiatrist
(HealthDay News) -- If you've scheduled your first visit with a
podiatrist, or foot doctor, plan ahead to get the most out of your
Popularity of 'Walk-In' Retail Health Clinics Growing: Poll
TUESDAY, Jan. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The popularity of "walk-in"
medical clinics located in pharmacies, superstores and workplaces
nationwide is increasing rapidly, according to a new
Study Suggests Genetic Link Between Epilepsy, Migraine
TUESDAY, Jan. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Migraines and epilepsy may
share some of the same genetic roots, a new study suggests.
Breast Milk Contains More Than 700 Bacteria Types: Study
TUESDAY, Jan. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Breast milk contains more
than 700 species of bacteria, which is more than previously
believed, according to a new study.
Time Spent on Malpractice Suits May Take Toll on Doctors
TUESDAY, Jan. 8 (HealthDay News) -- American doctors spend
nearly 11 percent of their careers with malpractice claims waiting
to be resolved, new research indicates.
Ancient Pills Found in Shipwreck Offer Rare Insight Into Early Medicine
TUESDAY, Jan. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Archeologists investigating
an ancient shipwreck off the coast of Tuscany report they have
stumbled upon a rare find: a tightly closed tin container with
well-preserved medicine dating back to about 140-130 B.C.
1/3 of Docs Often Prescribe Brand-Name Drugs Over Generics: Study
TUESDAY, Jan. 8 (HealthDay News) -- More than a third of
American doctors say they sometimes or often write prescriptions
for pricier, brand-name drugs when a patient requests it, despite
the availability of cheaper and equally effective generic options,
a new national survey reveals.
Health Highlights: Jan. 8, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: