Health Tip: Using a Humidifier
(HealthDay News) -- A humidifier may help relieve dry and
irritated sinuses, but it can also trigger a nasty case of the
sneezes if you have allergies.
Health Tip: Help a Loved One With Sleep Apnea
(HealthDay News) -- If your partner snores and has other signs
of sleep apnea, experts say ignoring the condition can affect your
Time Running Out to Sign Up for Obamacare This Year
THURSDAY, March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Still thinking
about signing up for insurance under the new U.S. health care law?
You'd better act quickly because the enrollment deadline to obtain
coverage this year is March 31.
Trauma Center Closures Tied to Higher Death Risk for Injured Patients
THURSDAY, March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The closure of
trauma centers across the United States is putting patients' lives
at risk, a new study contends.
High Blood Pressure Common, Often Untreated in U.S. Hispanics: Study
THURSDAY, March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High blood pressure
often is untreated in U.S. Hispanics, putting them at risk for
heart disease and stroke, new research finds.
Pain Can Plague Women After Knee Replacement Surgery
THURSDAY, March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women with certain
kinds of arthritis are among groups of patients who are most
vulnerable to serious pain after undergoing knee replacement
surgery, a new study finds.
'Five-Second' Food Rule May Be Real, Study Finds
THURSDAY, March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The five-second
rule -- pick up that dropped food on the floor fast if you want to
safely eat it -- may have some basis in reality, researchers
'Love Hormone' May Help Those With Anorexia
THURSDAY, March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A small,
preliminary study hints that a hormone connected to positive
feelings could help ease obsessions with food and obesity in people
FDA Panel Recommends HPV Test As Replacement for Pap Smear
WEDNESDAY, March 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. Food and
Drug Administration advisory panel voted unanimously on Wednesday
that a new HPV test could be used before or instead of the Pap
smear as a first step in cervical cancer screening.
Health Highlights: March 13, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Blood Test Might Help Spot, Monitor Concussions
THURSDAY, March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When someone
suffers a concussion, it can be hard to tell how serious it is and
how long recovery will take, but a new blood test might help answer