Health Tip: Teach Kids In-Line Skating Safety
(HealthDay News) -- In-line skating can help children have fun
while getting a great aerobic workout that helps strengthen
muscles. But it's important that they follow safety guidelines to
Neurology Group Lists Procedures That May Be Unneeded
FRIDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) -- Five tests, procedures and
treatments that neurologists and their patients should question are
outlined in a list released by the American Academy of Neurology
(AAN) as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign.
Health Tip: Do I Need a Cardiac Stress Test?
(HealthDay News) -- A cardiac stress test is designed to measure
how well your heart is able to perform when it is under physical
stress. It also is used to help diagnose heart problems.
Tips on Coping With Daylight Saving Time
FRIDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) -- The loss of an hour of sleep
that comes with the switch to daylight saving time overnight
Saturday can be uncomfortable if you don't take some simple steps
to prepare, experts say.
Heavier Pregnant Women May Face Higher C-Section Risk
FRIDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight and obese
pregnant women are at increased risk for cesarean delivery,
according to a new study.
Feds Take Lead on Health Insurance Exchanges
FRIDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) -- More than half the states in
the nation have decided to let the federal government take on the
task of creating one of the most complex yet vital parts of the
massive 2010 health reform law, which was championed by President
Petroleum Jelly Tied to Vaginal Infection Risk in Study
FRIDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) -- Women who use petroleum
jelly vaginally may put themselves at risk of a common infection
called bacterial vaginosis, a small study suggests.
TV Ads for Statins May Drive Overtreatment
FRIDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) -- Television ads for
cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may lead to overdiagnosis of high
cholesterol and overtreatment with the drugs, according to a new
Health Highlights: March 8, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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