Silence, Inaction May Compound Problem of Domestic Violence: Survey
MONDAY, Sept. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans know victims
of domestic violence or sexual assault but too few talk about the
issue or take action to help victims, according to a new survey
HEALTH REFORM: Exchanges Will Be Cornerstone for Coverage Choices
Day one of a five-day series
HEALTH REFORM: Young Adults May Be Key to Making It All Work
Health Tip: Keep Your Nails Clean
(HealthDay News) -- Keeping your fingernails and toenails
trimmed and clean helps keep germs at bay and reduces your risk of
Health Tip: Communicating With Kids
(HealthDay News) -- Communicating with your children can be a
challenge, but there are things you can do to start the dialog.
Two Key Questions May Reveal Depression in Cancer Patients
MONDAY, Sept. 23 (HealthDay News) -- A simple two-question
survey can accurately screen cancer patients for depression,
according to a new study.
'Superbug' MRSA Infections Aren't Dropping in Children: CDC
MONDAY, Sept. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Although rates of infection
with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are
declining among American adults, the rates among children remain
largely unchanged, a new government study finds.
Breast-Feeding Problems Common for First-Time Moms
MONDAY, Sept. 23 (HealthDay News) -- The notion of new mothers
easily and comfortably breast-feeding their newborns is challenged
by new research that indicates nursing problems are a
near-universal experience among first-time moms, and those
reporting early concerns are nearly 10 times more likely to abandon
breast-feeding within two months.
Could Immune Cell Discovery Lead to Universal Flu Vaccine?
MONDAY, Sept. 23 (HealthDay News) -- An experiment based on the
2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic may have helped scientists move closer
to developing a universal flu vaccine, according to a new
Health Highlights: Sept. 23, 2013
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