Health Tip: Storing Toys
(HealthDay News) -- Children's toys should be safely stored to
prevent trips and falls, and toy chests regularly inspected to look
for potential hazards.
Health Tip: Trampoline Injuries
(HealthDay News) -- Trampolines may seem like the perfect way
for children to bounce off excess energy. But if used improperly,
they can be dangerous.
Is Technology Creating a World of Sickly Couch Potatoes?
MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The increasing number
of people in developing nations who own televisions, computers and
cars might explain rising rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes in
those countries, a new study suggests.
Premature Babies Benefit From Adult Talk, Study Finds
MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Premature infants face
a number of challenges, including a known risk of language delay.
But a new study suggests that exposing "preemies" to more adult
language in the neonatal intensive care unit can increase their
language abilities at 18 months.
Autism Costs Average $17,000 Yearly for Each Child, Study Finds
MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The cost of services
for children with autism averages more than $17,000 per child each
year -- with school systems footing much of the bill, a new U.S.
Study: Minimum Pricing for Alcohol Would Affect Poorer, High-Risk Drinkers
SUNDAY, Feb. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Setting a minimum price
for alcohol would benefit the health of high-risk drinkers with low
incomes but have little effect on moderate drinkers with low
incomes, according to a new study.
Energy Drinks, Coffee Increasing Sources of Caffeine for Kids, CDC Says
MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For today's kids,
caffeine in coffee, soda and energy drinks is easier to get than
ever before, a new U.S. government study finds.
Health Highlights: Feb. 10, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
President's Panel Calls for More Girls, Boys to Get HPV Vaccine
MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Too few American girls
and boys are getting vaccinated against the cancer-causing human
papillomavirus (HPV), the President's Cancer Panel reported
FDA Advisers Revisit Heart Risks Posed by Painkillers
MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Naproxen -- the key
pain reliever in Aleve -- seems safer for the heart than other
popular anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen (Advil and
Motrin), U.S. health officials say.