Health Tip: When Your Child Has a Headache
(HealthDay News) -- Headaches can cause big pain in little kids,
and parents want to do whatever they can to ease their children's
Health Tip: Could You Have Sleep Apnea?
(HealthDay News) -- Sleep apnea is a condition in which
breathing during sleep is interrupted, and it can occur hundreds of
times every night.
Childhood Allergies May Be Affected by Race, Genetics
SATURDAY, Feb. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Race and possibly genetics
play a role in childhood allergies, according to a new study.
Experts Dispute Value of Checking Kids' Blood Pressure
MONDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Despite a worrisome increase
in obese and hypertensive children and teens, not enough evidence
exists to justify routinely screening young people for high blood
pressure, a new report says.
Food Allergies Tied to Impaired Growth in Kids
SUNDAY, Feb. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Food allergies appear to
affect children's growth, a new study suggests.
Scientists Pinpoint How Deep Brain Stimulation Eases OCD
SUNDAY, Feb. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Deep brain stimulation has
helped people with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, and new
research begins to explain why.
Pediatricians Say No to Expulsions, Suspensions at Schools
MONDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Suspending or expelling a
child from school should be a rare last resort and not a routine
punishment for bullying, drug use or other infractions, according
to a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Without Laws, Many Tanning Salons Would Allow Kids: Study
MONDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- More than 40 percent of
indoor tanning facilities doing business in Missouri -- a state
where the practice is unregulated -- say that tanning is totally
risk-free, a new survey reveals, with the vast majority indicating
that their doors are wide open to children as young as 10.
Pediatrics Group Issues New Ear Infection Guidelines
MONDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- The American Academy of
Pediatrics has issued new guidelines for identifying and treating a
common childhood ailment that can cause a lot of misery -- the ear
Climate Change May Threaten Worker Health, Productivity, Study Says
MONDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Although the specter of
climate change typically raises concerns about acute events such as
hurricanes, droughts and heat waves, new research suggests that
global warming may have a much broader chronic impact: the
permanent unraveling of worker productivity due to extreme and
enduring heat stress.
Another Study Says Mediterranean Diet Good for the Heart
MONDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Score another heart-health
win for the Mediterranean diet.
Health Highlights: Feb. 25, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Poll: Many Americans Don't See Their Kids as Overweight
MONDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Many American parents fail
to see that their children are overweight or obese, a new poll