Health Tip: Do You Have a Heart Murmur?
(HealthDay News) -- A heart murmur is an extra or unusual sound
made by the heart as it beats.
Health Tip: Treating a Nosebleed
(HealthDay News) -- Nosebleeds are common during childhood, and
don't necessarily indicate danger, or that something is wrong.
Too Much or Too Little Activity Can Spur Knee Problems
MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- For middle-aged adults
trying to protect their knee health, it may be best to avoid
extreme ends of the exercise spectrum, such as too much high-impact
exercise or too little physical activity, researchers have
Reading, Games May Help Aging Brains Stay Sharp
SUNDAY, Nov. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Reading, writing and playing
cards and board games may be more than just fun pastimes, they may
also help aging brains stay healthy, researchers say.
Injuries Skyrocket From Inflatable Bounce Houses: Study
MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Inflatable bounce houses and
moonwalks are springboards for childhood fun, but they're also the
source of an alarming number of children's injuries, a new report
Give Teens Access to Emergency Contraception, Pediatricians Say
MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors should let their
teenage patients know about emergency contraception, such as Plan
B, and write them a prescription for it if they are sexually
active, according to a new policy statement from the American
Academy of Pediatrics.
Alzheimer's May Progress Differently in Women, Men
MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Alzheimer's disease may look
and act differently in men and women, new research suggests.
Health Highlights: Nov. 26, 2012
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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More New Drugs a Bad Fit With Grapefruit, Study Finds
MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Because of new chemical
formulations, prescription drugs that interact badly with
grapefruit have more than doubled in number since 2008, yet many
doctors seem unaware of this, Canadian researchers report.