Health Tip: Need Extra Iron?
(HealthDay News) -- Iron is an essential mineral that's usually
found in a healthy, balanced diet. It helps the blood circulate
oxygen throughout the body
Health Tip: Inform Your Allergic Child
(HealthDay News) -- If your child has a food allergy that's
severe enough to make the child sick if the food is eaten, the
child has to learn about the allergy and what can be done to
Shoulder Replacement May Help for Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although hip and
knee replacements are common, a similar surgery to replace diseased
shoulder joints also appears worthwhile for rheumatoid arthritis
patients whose severe shoulder pain and stiffness can't be eased by
medication or physical therapy, new research suggests.
College Students Should Get a Flu Shot
THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's the peak of flu
season, and not being vaccinated can be risky for college students,
a doctor warns.
Aspirin Might Help Treat Brain Tumor Tied to Hearing Loss
THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Aspirin might slow
the growth of a noncancerous type of brain tumor that can lead to
hearing loss, ringing in the ears (tinnitus) and even death,
according to new research.
Doctors May Need to Revise How They Evaluate Breast Biopsy Results
THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two types of breast
tissue abnormality may have the same potential of progressing to
breast cancer, contrary to current belief, according to a new
Baby May Help Keep Couples With Fertility Problems Together
THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Couples who seek
evaluation for infertility problems are more likely to stay
together if they are ultimately able to have a child, a new Danish
Calling Obesity a Disease May Have 'Boomerang Effect'
THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Calling obesity a
disease may make obese people less motivated to eat a healthy diet
and to lose weight, a new study suggests.
Gradual Exposure to Peanuts May Help Some Allergic Kids
THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For children and
teens with peanut allergies, a new type of treatment might be a
step closer to becoming a reality, according to a preliminary study
Health Highlights: Jan. 30, 2014
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