Health Tip: Is Your Teen Abusing Alcohol?
(HealthDay News) -- A teen may not be forthright in telling you
about drinking alcohol, but there may be warning signs.
Health Tip: Prepare for a Picnic
(HealthDay News) -- A picnic is a great way to celebrate the
warmer weather, but it's important to prevent food from spoiling
and becoming a health hazard.
Poorly Understood Disorder Disables Many Younger Women
MONDAY, June 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A condition that
causes a racing heartbeat when people stand up primarily affects
young, well-educated women and has a serious impact on their lives
because it is poorly understood and treated, according to a new
E-Cigarette Sources Soaring, Study Finds
MONDAY, June 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Online marketing of
electronic cigarettes and flavors has soared in recent years, a new
Study Sheds Light on How Immune System Works in Infants
TUESDAY, June 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New insight into
infants' immune systems could lead to improvements in vaccines that
would better protect youngsters from infectious diseases,
Stroke Prevention for Women: Start Early
TUESDAY, June 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke typically
affects women in their later years, but doctors are now beginning
to focus on helping them cut their risk earlier in life.
Scientists Explore How Fecal Transplant Eases Tough Infection
TUESDAY, June 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients suffering
from the nasty bacterial infection known as
Clostridium difficileoften must choose between standard
antibiotics and a procedure known as fecal transplantation to deal
with the digestive tract disorder.
Health Highlights: June 17, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
MERS Virus Did Not Spread in 2 U.S. Cases: Health Officials
TUESDAY, June 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The potentially
deadly MERS virus did not spread from two patients in the United
States to any people in their homes or to health care workers who
treated them, federal health officials said Tuesday.