Health Tip: Avoid Food Poisoning
(HealthDay News) -- Keeping your kitchen clean can help avoid
food-related illness and contamination.
Health Tip: Managing Dry Eyes
(HealthDay News) -- Dry eye occurs when you don't produce enough
tears to keep the eyes lubricated. The problem can cause discomfort
and affect vision.
Type 1 Diabetes Up 70 Percent in Kids, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have documented a
startling rise in the rate of type 1 diabetes in one city:
Diagnoses in kids younger than 5 jumped by 70 percent between 1985
and 2004 in Philadelphia.
Day Care May Not Raise Behavior Woes in Kids After All
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who send their
children to day care may be able to breathe a sigh of relief. New
research finds that children in child care do not have an increased
risk of behavioral problems.
People Seem More Accepting of Food Addiction Than Other Vices
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Having an addiction can be
stigmatizing, but new research suggests that having a food
addiction may be viewed less negatively by others than an addiction
to tobacco or alcohol.
A Pill So People With Celiac Disease Can Eat Freely?
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- For people with celiac
disease, everyday foods such as bread, pizza crust and muffins are
potential enemies. But scientists anticipate that some day a simple
pill could help prevent the digestive upsets caused by ingesting
the gluten in wheat, rye or barley products.
Who Says the Sexes Are Planets Apart?
THURSDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Men are from Mars, and
Women are from Venus? Maybe not.
Docs' Theories on Obesity May Affect Their Weight-Loss Advice
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors' beliefs about the
causes of obesity can affect the advice they give to patients,
On-the-Job Stress Won't Raise Your Risk for Cancer, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- The hassles and deadlines
at work may leave you frazzled, but they won't raise your risk for
cancer, new research suggests.
Bishops Reject Latest Proposal on Controversial Contraception Mandate
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Revised rules on birth
control coverage under the Affordable Care Act have been rejected
by the group that represents Roman Catholic bishops across the
Health Highlights: Feb. 8, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Winter Storm Hazard: Snowblower Injuries
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The massive winter storm
battering the northeastern United States means that many people
will be using snowblowers to clear snow from their driveways and