Health Tip: Growing a Healthy Garden
(HealthDay News) -- Growing your own garden is a great way to
get physical activity, save money and eat healthier.
Health Tip: Baby Should Sleep on Her Back
(HealthDay News) -- Most parents are well aware of safety
warnings to place sleeping infants on their backs to help prevent
sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Mom-to-Be's TV Habits Might Affect Her Child's Weight: Study
TUESDAY, May 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When an expectant mom
regularly eats her meals in front of the TV, chances are she'll
continue that habit during her baby's feedings, a new study
Kids With ADHD May Also Suffer Family Troubles
TUESDAY, May 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research indicates
that children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder may be
more likely to be part of families that are affected by poverty,
divorce, neighborhood violence and substance abuse.
Blood Pressure Drugs Help Keep Heart Trouble at Bay: FDA
TUESDAY, May 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High blood pressure
affects about one-third of American adults and raises their risk
for heart attack, stroke, heart failure, kidney failure and death,
but there are many medications available to lower blood
Doctors Should Give Toddlers Fluoride Treatments: U.S. Task Force
TUESDAY, May 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Primary care doctors
should start playing a more prominent role in dental care for
children, according to new recommendations from the influential
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
Brain Stimulation Shows Early Promise Against Alzheimer's
TUESDAY, May 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Four of six Alzheimer's
patients responded to deep brain stimulation in a pilot study,
German researchers report.
Skills Like Walking, Talking Don't Come Easily for Minority Kids With Autism
TUESDAY, May 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Minority children with
autism are more likely to have lost critical developmental skills,
such as walking or talking, than are white children, according to a
Daily Aspirin Regimen Not Safe for Everyone, FDA Warns
TUESDAY, May 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking an aspirin a day
can help prevent heart attack and stroke in people who have
suffered such health crises in the past, but not in people who have
never had heart problems, according to the U.S. Food and Drug
Could Energy Drinks Be Wrong Choice for Some Teens?
TUESDAY, May 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who regularly
drink energy and sports drinks tend to engage in some unhealthy
behaviors, new research suggests.
Health Highlights: May 6, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Motorcycle Accidents Claiming Fewer American Lives
TUESDAY, May 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Motorcyclist deaths in
the United States appear to have decreased 7 percent in 2013, which
would make it only the second year since 1997 in which there has
been a decline, a new report shows.