Health Tip: How Your Feet Age
(HealthDay News) -- Your feet, as with most parts of your body,
change as they get older. But what's considered normal?
Health Tip: Troubled by a Toothache?
(HealthDay News) -- Tooth pain can make eating and drinking
difficult, and may signal an infection in or around a tooth --
medically called an abscess.
Score Points for Hosting a Healthy Super Bowl Party
FRIDAY, Feb. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Super Bowl party hosts and
guests are ready for some football. But they also need to get ready
to fight the temptation to eat and drink too much while watching
the game, an expert warns.
Friday Is 'National Wear Red Day' for Women's Heart Health
THURSDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are being urged
to look through their closets for anything crimson, scarlet or
apple-red to wear Friday, in support of the American Heart
Association's annual Go Red for Women campaign.
Program to Spot Painkiller ODs Saves Lives: Study
FRIDAY, Feb. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Teaching people how to
recognize and respond to prescription painkiller overdoses could
significantly reduce the number of overdose deaths, a new study
Medical School Ethics Policies May Affect How Doctors Prescribe
FRIDAY, Feb. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Medical schools' policies
about accepting gifts from drug companies may affect doctors'
prescribing habits over the long term, new research suggests.
Kids' Abdominal Injuries May Not Warrant CT Scan
FRIDAY, Feb. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Not all children who suffer
injuries to their abdomen need abdominal CT scans, according to a
Energy Drinks Pose Risks to Teens, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Feb. 1 (HealthDay News) -- A new report warns that
popular energy drinks such as Red Bull and Rockstar pose potential
hazards to teens, especially when mixed with alcohol.
On Game Day, Sometimes Winning Isn't Everything
FRIDAY, Feb. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Hey, sports fans: It doesn't
matter if your team wins or loses, just as long as the game is a
down-to-the-wire nail-biter, with heroes to laud and villains to
Will Climate Change Mean Worse Flu Seasons?
FRIDAY, Feb. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Mild winters where few people
catch the flu tend to be followed by serious flu outbreaks the next
year, a new study finds, suggesting that global warming could mean
harsher flu seasons ahead.
Health Highlights: Feb.1, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: