Health Tip: Childproof the Laundry Area
(HealthDay News) -- The laundry room can be a potentially
dangerous place for young children, but taking precautions can help
reduce the risk of accidents.
Health Tip: Seniors, Be Prepared for Dental Visits
(HealthDay News) -- If you're a senior, make the most of each
dental visit by preparing a list of questions to ask to maintain
good dental health.
Many Ovarian Cancer Patients Denied By-the-Book Care, Study Says
MONDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly two-thirds of
ovarian cancer patients don't receive recommended treatment that
could extend their lives, U.S. researchers have found.
Single Concussion May Lead to Lasting Brain Damage
TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Just one concussion can
cause long-term structural damage to the brain, according to a new
Gay Men Who Marry Now Living Longer, Study Says
TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- The death rate among
Danish men in same-sex partnerships has dropped significantly since
the 1990s, but the death rate among women in same-sex unions is
increasing, a new study finds.
Millions Still Lack Access to Modern Contraception, Study Says
MONDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) -- The number of women
worldwide using modern contraceptive methods such as birth control
pills is increasing, but an estimated 233 million women with
partners may not have access to these methods in 2015, a new study
Sweet Drinks Tied to Higher Calorie Consumption in Kids
TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Children who drink
sugar-sweetened beverages consume more calories than other children
and the beverages are the main reason for that higher calorie
intake, a new study reveals.
In Seriously Ill Kids, Obesity May Be Tied to Higher Death Risk: Study
TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children
hospitalized for certain serious illnesses may have a higher risk
of dying than thinner patients, a new research review suggests.
Accidental Awareness During Anesthesia Is Rare, Study Finds
TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Very few surgical patients
experience accidental awareness while under general anesthesia,
according to a new study.
Blood Test Plus Targeted Care May Stop Heart Failure Before It Starts
TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- A simple blood test
conducted annually in your primary care doctor's office might be a
first step in preventing heart failure, a new study suggests.