Health Tip: Dealing With an Autism Spectrum Disorder
(HealthDay News) -- If your child has been diagnosed with an
autism spectrum disorder, getting the right help and information
can help your child obtain appropriate care.
Health Tip: How Many Zzzz's Do You Need?
(HealthDay News) -- Sufficient sleep is essential to help you
feel sharp, focused and well. So, are you getting enough?
Add Heart Test to High School Athletes' Screening, Cardiologists Say
THURSDAY, May 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Including a test of
the heart's electrical activity in screening programs for high
school athletes increases the odds of detecting problems that can
lead to sudden cardiac arrest and death, according to a new
Climate Change Will Make Breathing in Summer Harder: Study
THURSDAY, May 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Summertime ozone air
pollution levels in the United States could rise 70 percent by 2050
due to climate change, according to a new study.
Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Prevent Heart Rhythm Disorder
THURSDAY, May 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery
not only helps obese people drop pounds, but it may also prevent
the dangerous heart rhythm disorder known as atrial fibrillation,
according to new research.
Many Iraq-Afghanistan War Vets Struggle to Find Enough Food: Study
THURSDAY, May 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One-quarter of U.S.
veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have trouble getting
enough access to enough food, according to new research.
Health Highlights: May 8, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
CDC Targets 5 Parasitic Infections
THURSDAY, May 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Five types of
parasitic infections have just been labeled priorities for public
health action by U.S. health officials.