Health Tip: Protect Kids' Eyes
(HealthDay News) -- A flying object or injury could affect your
child's vision for life.
Health Tip: Vary Your Child's School Lunch
(HealthDay News) -- If your child is tired of the same old
sandwich, try spicing up lunch with more creative fare.
Stepdads Must Steer Through Tricky Waters
FRIDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Although the role of father
is often clear-cut, stepdads must navigate the fine line between
parent and friend with the children of their wives.
Steroid Injections for Back Pain Linked to Spinal Fracture Risk
FRIDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults who get steroid
injections to ease lower back and leg pain may have increased odds
of suffering a spine fracture, a new study suggests.
Transplanted Organs Don't Affect Outcomes for Trauma Victims: Study
FRIDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Outcomes for people with
transplanted organs who suffer a traumatic injury are no worse than
for those without transplanted organs, a new study has found.
Pets Battling Cancer Can Join Clinical Trials Too
THURSDAY, June 13 (HealthDay News) -- If you hear that a
friend's beloved family member has joined a clinical trial for
cancer treatment, don't assume the patient is human.
Video Gamers May Have Better Visual Recall
FRIDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- In a new finding sure to be
shared with some skeptical parents, it seems that the brains of
video game enthusiasts make better and faster use of visual
Cornea Research Reveals Unseen Layer
FRIDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- A previously undetected
layer has been discovered in the cornea, which is the clear window
at the front of the eye.
Saliva May Improve With Age for Flu Protection
FRIDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Certain proteins in saliva
help protect seniors from influenza, according to a new study from
Volunteering May Be Good for the Heart in More Ways Than One
FRIDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Anyone who has ever been a
volunteer knows that it feels good to help others, but researchers
have found a less obvious benefit: volunteering can help reduce
older adults' risk of high blood pressure.
Canine Research Sheds Light on OCD in Humans
FRIDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Dogs may once again prove to
be man's best friend, this time in new canine research findings
that might help doctors get a better handle on obsessive-compulsive
disorder (OCD) in humans.
Health Highlights: June 14, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: