Health Tip: Prevent Headaches in Teens
(HealthDay News) -- Headaches are common among teenagers, whose
busy and irregular schedules can be a prime factor.
Health Tip: Toys to Avoid for Young Children
(HealthDay News) -- Toys with straps or strings -- even guitar
straps -- can pose a strangulation hazard for young children.
Could Good Manners Help Spur Holiday Weight Gain?
MONDAY, Nov. 25, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Politeness and
consideration for fellow diners could play a role in holiday weight
gain, a new study suggests.
Study: Pollen Allergies May Raise Risk for Blood Cancers in Women
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Women with pollen
allergies may be at increased risk for blood cancers such as
leukemia and lymphoma, a new study suggests.
Healthy Blood Flow Seen a Year After Face Transplants
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The blood vessels in
face transplant patients reorganize themselves after the procedure,
Frequent Mammograms Tied to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer Spread
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer
patients who have mammograms every 12 to 18 months have less chance
of lymph node involvement than those who wait longer, therefore
improving their outlook, according to an early new study.
Deciphering the DNA of Alzheimer's Patients
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Data that details
every gene in the DNA of 410 people with Alzheimer's disease can
now be studied by researchers, the U.S. National Institutes of
Health announced this week.
Many at Risk for Diabetes and Don't Know It, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- New research shows
that many Americans who are at risk for type 2 diabetes don't
believe they are, and their doctors may not be giving them a clear
message about their risk.
More Than 6 Percent of U.S. Teens Take Psychiatric Meds: Survey
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Slightly more than 6
percent of U.S. teens take prescription medications for a mental
health condition such as depression or
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new survey
Health Highlights: Dec. 4, 2013
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