Health Tip: If You Have Hand Eczema
(HealthDay News) -- Moisturizing is essential for anyone with
hand eczema to help ease pain, redness, cracking and dryness.
Health Tip: Know Risk Factors for Gout
(HealthDay News) -- Gout is characterized by a buildup of uric
acid in the body, leading to swollen, painful joints.
Dental Care Safe for Pregnant Women: Experts
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Dental cleanings and
X-rays are safe for pregnant women, a U.S.
obstetrician/gynecologist group says.
Typical Pregnancy Length May Vary More Than Thought
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- The natural length of
pregnancies can vary by as much as five weeks, according to a new
Dolphins Remember for Decades, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Although it's been said
that elephants never forget, it now appears that dolphins may have
them beat in the memory department.
China Bird Flu Appears to Have Spread From Person to Person
TUESDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- The first reported
human-to-human transmission of the deadly H7N9 bird flu has
occurred in eastern China.
Obese Kids More Likely to Have Asthma, With Worse Symptoms
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight and obese kids
are more likely to struggle with asthma than kids of normal weight,
according to a new review of more than 623,000 children.
Food Additive Safety Often Determined by Those With Food Industry Ties: Study
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Experts selected by the
food industry have often been the ones approving the safety of food
additives for the past 15 years, a new report claims.
Health Highlights: Aug. 7, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Former President Bush Home After Heart Surgery
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Former President George W.
Bush returned home Wednesday after successfully undergoing heart
surgery for a blocked artery Tuesday morning in Dallas.