Hypnosis May Help Improve Deep Sleep
THURSDAY, June 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A short session of
hypnosis might lead to a better night's sleep, says a team of Swiss
Health Tip: Teach Children About Responsibility
HealthDay News) -- Having a keen sense of responsibility will
help a person throughout life, and that responsibility should begin
during childhood, experts say.
When Is the Cost of Cancer 'Toxic'?
FRIDAY, June 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A tool to assess
"financial toxicity" for cancer patients -- namely, the expense,
anxiety and stress of illness-related costs -- has been developed
by University of Chicago Medical Center cancer specialists.
Certain Birth Defects More Common Among Hispanics: Report
FRIDAY, June 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Hispanic mothers are
at especially high risk of having newborns with serious birth
defects of the brain and spine called neural tube defects,
according to a new report.
A Defining Act for Fathers and Sons
FRIDAY, June 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- "Hey Dad? You wanna
have a catch?"
Too Little Known About PTSD Treatments for Veterans, Experts Say
FRIDAY, June 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. government
agencies must do more to determine whether treatments are actually
helping veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder
(PTSD), an expert advisory panel contends.
Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus May Be Headed for U.S.
FRIDAY, June 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Health officials are
reporting a rise in U.S. cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya
virus, though they were quick to note that all of these infections
have so far originated outside the United States.
CDC Lab Workers May Have Been Exposed to Anthrax
THURSDAY, June 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As many as 75
staffers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may
have been exposed to anthrax because safety procedures weren't
followed properly, the agency said Thursday.
Health Highlights: June 20, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug
FRIDAY, June 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A man with a rare
condition that left him with no hair on his body grew a full head
of hair after taking an arthritis drug, a new study reveals.