Health Tip: Getting the Most From Fresh Garden Herbs
(HealthDay News) -- Home-grown herbs can spice up your cooking
with plenty of health benefits.
Health Tip: Use Hand Sanitizer Properly
(HealthDay News) -- Hand sanitizers are a convenient method of
cleaning hands and getting rid of germs, but it's important to use
Liver Disease May Raise Risk of Heart Problems: Study
MONDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- A new study adds to growing
evidence of a link between a common liver disease associated with
obesity and high risk for heart disease.
Chinese Warn of Possible Re-Emergence of Bird Flu
MONDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Chinese health officials say
health care workers should prepare for the possible re-emergence
later this year of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, which has killed
one-third of patients hospitalized with the virus.
New Approach Needed to Cut Medicare Costs: Study
MONDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Preventable emergency room
visits and hospitalizations are only a small part of the cost of
caring for Medicare patients with the highest overall health
expenses, a new study shows.
Kids' Sinusitis Might Not Need Antibiotics, New Guidelines Say
MONDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors don't have to
automatically prescribe an antibiotic to treat children who appear
to have acute sinus infections, according to new guidelines issued
by a leading group of pediatricians.
Minority Kids Less Likely to Be Diagnosed, Treated for ADHD: Study
MONDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Minority children are
significantly less likely than their white peers to be diagnosed or
treated for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new
New Insulin Pump Cuts Odds of Overnight Hypoglycemia
SATURDAY, June 22 (HealthDay News) -- A new sensor attached to
an insulin pump helps prevent dangerously low blood sugar levels in
patients with type 1 diabetes while they sleep, a new study
Health Highlights: June 24, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
U.S. Unveils Tools to Help Consumers Choose Health Insurance
MONDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- A new website and toll-free
call center to help Americans navigate the new health insurance
marketplace -- a key component of the Affordable Care Act -- were
announced Monday by the federal government.
Vibativ Approved for Certain Bacterial Pneumonia
MONDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- The antibiotic Vibativ
(telavancin) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration to treat pneumonia caused by
Staphylococcus aureusbacteria when other treatments aren't
Contaminated Home Wells Found Near Pa. Fracking Site: Study
MONDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Homes that are close to
fracking sites are at higher risk of having their drinking water
contaminated by combustible gases, according to a new study.