Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying
(HealthDay News) -- With the explosion of social media outlets
comes the prospect of more online bullying among children and
Health Tip: Risk Factors for a Herniated Disk
(HealthDay News) -- A herniated spinal disk may cause
significant pain and discomfort as the disk matter presses on a
Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Following a healthy
lifestyle may help childhood cancer survivors reduce their risk for
chronic health issues, a new study indicates.
Inflammatory Muscle Disorder May Raise Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A common inflammatory
muscle disorder that causes pain and stiffness in older people may
increase the risk for heart attack and stroke, new research
Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born
prematurely appear to have a slightly increased risk of potentially
fatal blood clots that they will carry into adulthood, Swedish
Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with higher
levels of brown fat have a reduced risk for obesity and diabetes, a
new study suggests.
Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Tonsillectomies are
commonly done to relieve sleep apnea in children, but a new study
confirms that the treatment can speed kids' weight gain --
especially if they're already overweight.
Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants and children
who are at risk of contracting meningitis because of specific
health problems should be vaccinated against the infection,
according to updated recommendations from the largest pediatrician
group in the United States.
Health Highlights: July 28, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- British researchers
report that an alternative to the traditional handshake might
spread far fewer germs around.