Health Tip: Food Safety During a Power Outage
(HealthDay News) -- One of the first things on your mind after
your power goes out is "what happens if my food spoils?"
Health Tip: Understanding Age Spots
(HealthDay News) -- Age spots, sometimes called "liver spots,"
are brown, flat spots that appear on the skin.
Labeling Food With 'Stop' or 'Go' Colors Might Spur Healthier Diet
TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Hospitals might be
able to coax cafeteria customers to buy healthier food by adjusting
item displays to have traffic light-style green, yellow and red
labels based on their level of nutrition, new research
Preemies' 'Excessive' Crying Tied to Risk of Behavior Problems Later
TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Premature babies who
cry a lot may be more likely than other preemies to have behavior
problems by the time they reach preschool, a new study
Kids' Suicide Risk Similar for All Newer Antidepressants: Study
TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to
treating depression in children, newer antidepressants all seem to
carry about the same risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors, a
new study shows.
Temporary Fever May Occur When Kids Under 2 Get 2 Shots at Once
TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young children who
receive flu and pneumococcal vaccines at the same time are at
increased risk for temporary fever, a new study reports.
U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report
TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of cancer
deaths among Americans continues to decline, according to a new
report. Over the last 20 years, the overall risk of dying from
cancer has dropped 20 percent, researchers found.
Breast-Feeding Might Reduce Moms' Odds of Rheumatoid Arthritis
TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who breast-feed
may have a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis later in
life, new research suggests.
Health Highlights: Jan. 7, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
The Cold, Hard Truth About Surviving Bitter Winter Weather
TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The record-shattering
cold weather that's gripping much of the United States can pose
extreme health risks, doctors warn.