A Mother's Hopes and Worries for Adult Sons With Autism
FRIDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Judy Blake knows all too
well the difficulties that children with autism face when
transitioning to adulthood. That's because she has two sons with
autism spectrum disorders who are now legally considered
Health Tip: Choosing Canned Seafood
(HealthDay News) -- For cost and convenience, canned seafood can
be a wise choice to help you eat more fish.
Health Tip: Help Manage ADHD
(HealthDay News) -- If your child has attention- deficit
hyperactivity disorder, there are things you can do to help your
Calcium Plus Vitamin D Won't Cure Joint Pain, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Older women seeking a cure
for swollen, painful joints likely will find that taking calcium
and vitamin D supplements won't reduce the severity of their
condition, a new study reveals.
Sleep Apnea Seen in Pregnant Women With Gestational Diabetes
FRIDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women with
gestational diabetes may have an increased risk of obstructive
sleep apnea, a small new study suggests.
Move More to Control Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Study
FRIDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Most pregnant women don't
get enough physical activity throughout the day to prevent excess
weight gain, a new study finds.
Hospitals Increasingly Give Powerful Clot-Buster for Stroke
FRIDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- The use of a potentially
lifesaving, clot-busting drug -- called tissue plasminogen
activator (tPA) -- to treat patients with ischemic stroke nearly
doubled between 2003 and 2011, according to a large new study.
Allergies, Asthma Show Links to ADHD: Study
THURSDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Boys diagnosed with
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are more likely also to
have asthma, allergies and skin infections than youngsters without
ADHD, a new study finds, suggesting a possible link between these
Volunteering May Make People Happier, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Volunteering may improve
your mental health and help you live longer, a new review
Health Highlights: Aug. 23, 2013
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