Health Tip: Choosing Walking Shoes
(HealthDay News) -- Selecting the appropriate walking shoes is
particularly important for seniors, because feet change as you
Health Tip: Coping With Neck Pain
(HealthDay News) -- An injury or sleeping the wrong way can lead
to a major pain in the neck.
Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD?
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A newer MRI method can
detect low iron levels in the brains of children with
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
How Worried Are Parents About Kids' Online Safety?
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Parents' concern about
their children's online safety might vary according to their race,
ethnicity and other factors, a new study suggests.
Even Mild Blast Injuries Tied to Long-Term Brain Changes in Vets
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Soldiers who suffer
mild brain injuries from blasts have long-term changes in their
brains, a small new study suggests.
Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Packs May Cut Smoking Rates: Study
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Pictures of diseased
lungs and other types of graphic warning labels on cigarette packs
could cut the number of smokers in the United States by as much as
8.6 million people and save millions of lives, a new study
Energy Drinks Affect Heart, MRI Scans Show
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Energy drinks may
provide a bit too much of a boost to your heart, creating
additional strain on the organ and causing it to contract more
rapidly than usual, German researchers report.
Brain-Training Device May Ease Stroke Paralysis
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists are testing
a new thought-controlled device that may one day help people move
limbs again after they've been paralyzed by a stroke.
Major Fixes Made, HealthCare.gov Still a Work in Progress
SUNDAY, Dec. 1, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The race to repair the
U.S. government's troubled health insurance website by Nov. 30 has
yielded a number of important fixes, but health officials on Sunday
acknowledged that more work is needed to improve consumers'
experience with the online marketplace.
Health Highlights: Dec. 2, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: