Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Heart Health
(HealthDay News) -- A child is never too young to practice
heart-healthy habits, which may help even more as the child gets
Health Tip: Caring for Kids' Teeth
(HealthDay News) -- While little ones are mastering their
tooth-brushing technique, it's important that parents make sure the
kids' teeth are properly cleaned.
Most Teens With Fibromyalgia Suffer Pain, Fatigue as Adults
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Four out of five
teens suffering from juvenile fibromyalgia will continue to have
pain and other symptoms in adulthood, a new study finds.
Nurse Caseloads, Education Tied to Surgery Outcomes
TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who've
undergone common surgical procedures are more likely to die if they
are being treated in hospitals where nurses have heavier workloads
and fewer nurses hold a bachelor's degree, according to a new
Stigma of Mental Illness Remains Barrier to Treatment
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The stigma often
associated with mental illness prevents many people from getting
the care they need, new research shows.
Necks, Butts Growth Areas for U.S. Plastic Surgeons
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eyelid surgery and
facelifts are up. So are butt augmentations and neck lifts,
according to new figures from the American Society of Plastic
Surgeons that show a steady increase in cosmetic and reconstructive
surgery procedures in the United States.
Skin Cancer May Have Driven Evolution of Black Skin
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Black skin may have
evolved to protect early humans who lived up to 1.8 million years
ago from skin cancer, a new study suggests.
Health Highlights: Feb. 26, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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Groups Push FDA to Revoke Approval of Highly Potent Painkiller
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dozens of experts
and health care agencies sent a letter this week urging that the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration revoke its approval of the
supercharged painkiller, Zohydro.