Health Tip: Sled Safely
(HealthDay News) -- Before your kids grab their sleds after a
big snowfall, take time to explain some important safety rules.
Health Tip: Help Prevent Foot Ulcers
(HealthDay News) -- Open wounds, or ulcers, can develop on the
feet of people with diabetes, often due to poor blood
Smoggy Air Tied to Heart Attacks: Study
SUNDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Levels of ozone and of air
pollution are directly linked to heart attacks, according to a new
study from Houston.
North American Shark Attacks Hit Decade High
MONDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- A new report says the 53
shark attacks in 2012 off the coast of the United States were the
most in more than a decade.
Youth Smoking, Obesity May Lead to Early Death
MONDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults and teens who
smoke, are obese and have high blood sugar levels may be more
likely to die before they reach their 55th birthday, new government
Switching Kids Away From Violent TV May Lower Aggression
MONDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Two studies, one from the
United States and the other from New Zealand, add more fuel to the
long-standing claim that exposure to television -- especially
violent TV -- can harm children.
Health Highlights: Feb. 18, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
U.S. Plans Billion-Dollar Project to Study the Brain
MONDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- An unprecedented, 10-year
study of the human brain is expected to be unveiled by the Obama
administration as early as next month,
The New York Timesreported Monday.