Health Tip: When Food and Drugs Interact
(HealthDay News) -- When food and drinks interact with
medication, the medication may not work sufficiently or the drug
can become too powerful as the body has trouble handling it
Health Tip: Do You Have Bronchitis?
(HealthDay News) -- Bronchitis is a respiratory disease
characterized by inflamed mucus membranes in the lungs.
Late-Stage Cancer Diagnosis More Likely in Uninsured Teens, Young Adults
THURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens and young
adults who don't have health insurance are much more likely to be
diagnosed with advanced forms of cancer than other young people who
do have medical coverage, according to new research.
Vinegar May Be Cheap, Safe Way to Kill TB Germ
THURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A potent weapon
against a dangerous class of bacteria may be as close as the
kitchen cupboard, new research suggests.
Secondhand Smoke Linked to Miscarriage Risk
THURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breathing in someone
else's tobacco fumes might raise a woman's odds for miscarriage,
stillbirth or other complications, a new study suggests.
Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious Risks
THURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you're a heart
patient, you might be wise to wait to have any infected teeth
pulled if you're about to have cardiac surgery, a new study
Health Highlights: Feb. 27, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
FDA's New Food Labels Would Focus on Calories, Sugar Content
THURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and
Drug Administration formally proposed Thursday updating the
"nutrition facts" labels on food products to better reflect
Americans' current eating habits and health concerns.