Health Tip: Have Jaw Pain?
(HealthDay News) -- Jaw pain can radiate to the ears and teeth,
and may even lead to headache.
Health Tip: Teach Children Not to Waste Food
(HealthDay News) -- Hunger is an unfortunate global problem that
kills thousands every year. So, nations that have sufficient food
supplies shouldn't take them for granted.
Education Linked to Activity Levels During the Week
TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- College-educated
Americans tend to be more physically active on weekends, while
adults without a high school diploma are more active on weekdays, a
new study finds.
Good Neighbors Are Good for Your Heart, Study Says
MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having good neighbors
may reduce your heart attack risk, new research suggests.
Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower
TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise and
brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small
new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds.
When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study
TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's no secret that
daughters seem to bear the brunt of caregiving duties for elderly
parents, but a new study suggests that conscientious daughters
often fill the gaps left by sons.
Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly
TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney injury can be
added to the list of possible harms related to use of three
antipsychotic medications often prescribed to treat behavioral
symptoms of dementia in older adults, a new study finds.
2 Vaccines Help Cut Bacteria That Cause Meningitis, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two new vaccines can
reduce the spread of meningitis by reducing the number of
meningitis-causing bacteria that people carry, according to a new
For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking while
pregnant or around an infant has long been linked to development of
asthma and allergies in young children. Now, researchers have found
that the risk may persist into the teen years.
Health Highlights: Aug. 19, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: