Health Tip: Ask Questions About Your Child's Medication
(HealthDay News) -- Giving your child medicine can help the
youngster stay healthy or make the child well. But medication can
be dangerous if given incorrectly.
Health Tip: If You're a Vegetarian Athlete
(HealthDay News) -- Vegetarian athletes must get enough
nutrients and calories to fuel their bodies without including
Bullied Kids May Have More Legal Woes in Adulthood
THURSDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were bullied
throughout childhood and their teens are much more likely to be
convicted of crimes and to go to prison than those who didn't
suffer repeated bullying, a new study finds.
Bigger Lungs Improve Odds of Transplant Survival, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Bigger might be better when
it comes to lung transplants, a new study says.
Peripheral Artery Disease on the Rise Worldwide
THURSDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people with
peripheral artery disease -- a debilitating condition that can lead
to heart attack and stroke -- rose nearly 24 percent, from 164
million to 202 million worldwide, over the past decade.
Exercise Won't Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Easing hot flashes is
notamong the many benefits that exercise offers women, a new
New Dads' Interest in Sex Often Drops After Childbirth: Study
THURSDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- New dads often experience
shifts in sexual desire for the mothers of their newborns, which
can ebb and surge based on factors other than the physical changes
of childbirth, a new study has found.
Camping Sets Body Clock In Tune With Nature
THURSDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Putting down your phone and
living for a week with nothing but sunlight and campfires may bring
your body clock in sync with nature's rhythms, a small study
Health Highlights: Aug. 1, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Stomach Bug Outbreak Grows, Bagged Salad Implicated
THURSDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- The ongoing outbreak of
stomach illness linked to the cyclospora parasite has now spread to
15 states and New York City, with 378 cases reported, according to
the latest U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report