Health Tip: Childproof the Laundry Area

(HealthDay News) -- The laundry room can be a potentially dangerous place for young children, but taking precautions can help reduce the risk of accidents.

Health Tip: Seniors, Be Prepared for Dental Visits

(HealthDay News) -- If you're a senior, make the most of each dental visit by preparing a list of questions to ask to maintain good dental health.

Many Ovarian Cancer Patients Denied By-the-Book Care, Study Says

MONDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly two-thirds of ovarian cancer patients don't receive recommended treatment that could extend their lives, U.S. researchers have found.

Single Concussion May Lead to Lasting Brain Damage

TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Just one concussion can cause long-term structural damage to the brain, according to a new study.

Gay Men Who Marry Now Living Longer, Study Says

TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- The death rate among Danish men in same-sex partnerships has dropped significantly since the 1990s, but the death rate among women in same-sex unions is increasing, a new study finds.

Millions Still Lack Access to Modern Contraception, Study Says

MONDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) -- The number of women worldwide using modern contraceptive methods such as birth control pills is increasing, but an estimated 233 million women with partners may not have access to these methods in 2015, a new study suggests.

Sweet Drinks Tied to Higher Calorie Consumption in Kids

TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Children who drink sugar-sweetened beverages consume more calories than other children and the beverages are the main reason for that higher calorie intake, a new study reveals.

In Seriously Ill Kids, Obesity May Be Tied to Higher Death Risk: Study

TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children hospitalized for certain serious illnesses may have a higher risk of dying than thinner patients, a new research review suggests.

Accidental Awareness During Anesthesia Is Rare, Study Finds

TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Very few surgical patients experience accidental awareness while under general anesthesia, according to a new study.

Blood Test Plus Targeted Care May Stop Heart Failure Before It Starts

TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- A simple blood test conducted annually in your primary care doctor's office might be a first step in preventing heart failure, a new study suggests.