Health Tip: Are Your Toddler's Toes Turning?
(HealthDay News) -- As a toddler learns to walk, it's relatively
common to see the toes pointing inward (in-toeing) or outward
(out-toeing). These conditions usually don't need treatment, but
it's wise to talk to your doctor if you're concerned.
Health Tip: Signs That You've Sprained a Hip
(HealthDay News) -- Injury, overuse and overstretching are
common causes of hip strains, which occur when the muscle fibers
near the hip are stretched or torn.
Surgical Complications Greater for Minority Seniors: Study
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Older black and Hispanic
patients are more likely than white seniors to have complications
after surgery, and pre-existing medical conditions are a major
reason for that difference, a large new study suggests.
Study Suggests Late-Term Preemies Don't Do as Well in Life
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born between four
and six weeks early are more likely than full-term babies to suffer
a lifetime of socioeconomic disadvantages, Finnish researchers
Medicare, Medicaid To Keep Running Despite U.S. Government Shutdown
TUESDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Despite the federal
government shutdown that began Tuesday morning, U.S. officials said
Medicare and Medicaid recipients and veterans will continue to
receive health-care benefits.
Health Highlights: Oct. 2, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Computer Glitches Mar Health Insurance Rollout
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Health insurance exchanges
from Florida to Hawaii got off to a rough start Tuesday as many
consumers encountered long delays and computer system snafus.