Simple Ways to Prevent Fireworks Injuries
WEDNESDAY, July 3 (HealthDay News) -- Many Fourth of July
fireworks-related injuries could be prevented with some common
sense, according to experts who advise people to avoid using
fireworks at home -- even if they're legal.
Health Tip: If You're Inline Skating
(HealthDay News) -- Inline skating can be great exercise and a
lot of fun. But when you're on a roll and it's time to slow down,
make sure you know how to brake safely.
Health Tip: When Taking a Decongestant
(HealthDay News) -- A decongestant can help you feel better when
you're stuffed up, but you should always follow the package
Women With Lupus Seem at Higher Risk for Hip Fractures
THURSDAY, July 4 (HealthDay News) -- Women with lupus -- the
autoimmune disease that can damage skin, joints and organs -- also
are at higher risk of a hip fracture known as a cervical fracture,
new research from Taiwan suggests.
Celiac Disease Shouldn't Keep Family From BBQ Fun: Experts
THURSDAY, July 4 (HealthDay News) -- Attending a Fourth of July
barbecue or picnic can be great fun for the whole family, but
parents need to take special precautions if one of their children
has celiac disease, an expert warns.
Birth Defect Risk Doubles in Children Born to Cousins: Study
WEDNESDAY, July 3 (HealthDay News) -- Children born to first
cousins or older mothers have a twofold higher risk of birth
defects such as Down syndrome and heart and lung problems, but the
absolute risk to any one child remains low, researchers say.