Health Tip: School Bus Safety
(HealthDay News) -- Before your child reluctantly participates
in the first day of school, take a few minutes to establish some
bus safety rules.
Health Tip: Dressing for Fitness Success
(HealthDay News) -- Dressing appropriately for your exercise
workout can help make the experience more enjoyable and
Obese More Likely to Survive Serious Bloodstream Infection
TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obese seniors are
more likely to survive a life-threatening bloodstream infection
called sepsis than those who are at a normal weight, according to a
Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence
TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new Australian
study offers some potentially reassuring news to parents of
preemies who are worried about their child's intellectual
development: By adolescence, many of these infants appear to catch
up to classmates who weren't born early.
What's the Best Way to Brush Your Teeth?
TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you're unsure
about the best way to brush your teeth, you're unlikely to get much
help from experts.
Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds
MONDAY, Aug. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Drugs known as
bisphosphonates, commonly prescribed to treat the bone-weakening
disease osteoporosis, don't appear to reduce the risk of breast
cancer as previously thought, new research finds.
FDA Approves Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test
MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration on Monday approved a new at-home, DNA-based stool
test that screens for colorectal cancer with more than 90 percent
Health Highlights: Aug. 12, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
WHO Experts Give Nod to Using Untested Ebola Drugs
TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A panel of ethicists
specially appointed by the World Health Organization says it is
ethical to give untested treatments to people battling Ebola in the
Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse
TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The apparent suicide
Monday of Academy Award-winning actor and comic star Robin Williams
has refocused public attention on depression, its sometimes link to
substance abuse and, in tragic cases, suicide.
New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Approved
TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A screening test for
colorectal cancer that can detect red blood cells and abnormal DNA
in a person's stool has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug