Health Tip: Considering an Oral Piercing?
(HealthDay News) -- Before you agree to an oral piercing,
experts say you should consider some of the possible health
Health Tip: Reduce the Risk of Head Lice
(HealthDay News) -- Head lice are very contagious, but there are
things parents can do to help keep their children from becoming
Migraine With Aura May Be Linked to All Stroke Types
WEDNESDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have migraine
headaches with aura are at increased risk for stroke, a new study
Black Medicaid Recipients Less Likely to Get Living-Donor Kidney: Study
TUESDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans on Medicaid
are far less likely to receive a living-donor kidney transplant
than patients with private health insurance, a new study finds.
Obesity May Boost Migraine Odds
WEDNESDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Obese people may be at
higher risk for episodic migraine headaches, a new study
Fungus From Tainted Steroid Shots Migrated to Base of Brain, Study Shows
WEDNESDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Autopsies conducted on
victims of last year's outbreak of meningitis linked to steroid
shots show that a fungus in the injections made its way to the base
of the brain.
2 Supreme Court Rulings Bolster Gay Marriages
WEDNESDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- In a landmark decision
regarding gay rights, the U.S. Supreme Court effectively ruled
Wednesday that California's ban on same-sex marriages can't remain
Flu Spreads Quickest Among Kids, Teachers, Health-Care Workers
WEDNESDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Children, teachers and
health workers are among those at greatest risk for catching and
transmitting flu-type infections based on the amount of contact
they have with others, a new study finds.
Thank Ancient Humans for That Fastball
WEDNESDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Humans may not run faster
than a cheetah or swim better than a shark, but they out-throw
other species, experts say. And the reasons for that may lie far
back in evolution.
Women on Hormone Therapy May Benefit From Extra Calcium, Vitamin D
WEDNESDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Although there has been
significant debate about whether calcium and vitamin D supplements
are beneficial for older women, new research suggests that the
answer may be yes for those who are taking hormone replacement
Vaccine May Stop Immune Attack in Type 1 Diabetes, Study Suggests
WEDNESDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- A new type of vaccine may
stop the autoimmune attack that occurs in people with type 1
diabetes, researchers report.
Health Highlights: June 26, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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