Health Tip: Recovering From Appendectomy
(HealthDay News) -- Appendectomy is often required to remove an
inflamed or infected appendix. Taking time to recover properly can
help you get on your feet faster.
Health Tip: Is Diverticular Disease Causing Problems?
(HealthDay News) -- Diverticular disease, which includes
diverticulosis and diverticulitis, occurs when inflamed pouches
form from bulging weak spots in the intestines.
Obese Women Just As Likely to Have Success Using IVF With Donor Eggs
MONDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Obese women are as likely as
normal-weight women to get pregnant when using donor eggs during in
vitro fertilization (IVF), according to a new study.
Taking the Sting Out of Insect-Bite Allergies
MONDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Insect-sting allergies are on
the rise, with 5 percent of Americans now affected, according to a
Antioxidant Supplements Don't Help Women Get Pregnant: Review
MONDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- For women who are trying to
get pregnant, there is no evidence that taking antioxidant
supplements will improve their chances, a new review shows.
If Parents Ever Smoked, Teens May Be More Likely to Light Up
MONDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Teens of a parent who smoked
-- even if the mother or father quit before the teen was born --
are more likely to smoke than those whose parents are nonsmokers, a
new study finds.
Sugary Drinks Tied to Preschoolers' Extra Pounds
MONDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Preschool children who
regularly have sugary drinks tend to pack on more pounds than other
youngsters, a large study of U.S. children suggests.
Mother's Asthma During Pregnancy May Raise Child's Health Risks
MONDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A large new study of Danish
women has tied a mother's asthma during pregnancy to a higher risk
for developing a wide range of childhood diseases among her
Stomach Bug Outbreak Source in Two States Traced to Mexican Farm
MONDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- The source of a widespread
stomach bug outbreak has been traced in at least two states to a
Mexican farm that supplied salad mix to Olive Garden and Red
Lobster restaurants, U.S. health officials report.
Health Highlights: Aug. 5, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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