Health Tip: Kids Shouldn't Watch Too Much TV
(HealthDay News) -- Limiting how much and what type of TV your
kids watch is important, as too much screen time can be harmful for
kids, experts say.
Health Tip: Pack Safe School Lunches
(HealthDay News) -- As the kids head back to school, make sure
you follow food-safety guidelines while packing their lunches.
High Cholesterol May Be Particularly Bad for Middle-Aged Men
TUESDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged men with high
cholesterol levels are at greater risk for a first heart attack
than similar women are, Norwegian researchers report.
Simple Strategies Aren't Always Enough for Bedwetting
TUESDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- While techniques such as
fluid restriction can help some children who have problems with
bedwetting, alarms and medications are more effective, a new study
Spinal Fluid Test May Aid Early Detection of Parkinson's Disease
TUESDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Testing for certain
proteins in spinal fluid may help doctors diagnose Parkinson's
disease earlier and determine how fast the movement disorder is
likely to advance, according to new research.
Readmission Rates for Children May Not Reflect Hospital Performance
TUESDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Unlike the case with adult
readmissions, higher hospital readmission rates for children may
not necessarily indicate poor quality of care, according to new
What Is 'Play' to a Child With Autism?
TUESDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- When free to choose, kids
with autism pick games that engage their senses and avoid games
that ask them to pretend, a new study finds.
Could Heavy Coffee Drinking Help Men Battle Prostate Cancer?
MONDAY, Aug. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Men with a history of
prostate cancer who drank four or more cups of coffee daily had a
59 percent lower risk of seeing their cancer worsen or return, a
new study found.
Study May Explain Why Some Obese People Don't Get Diabetes
TUESDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Obese people are generally
believed to be at greater risk for developing type 2 diabetes and
heart disease, but a new study suggests the risk may have more to
do with inflammation than extra pounds.
Want to Spend Less? Shop in High Heels, Study Says
TUESDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- The higher your heels, the
smarter the shopper you will be.
Health Highlights: Aug. 27, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Measles Outbreak Hits Texas Megachurch
TUESDAY, Aug 27 (HealthDay News) -- A measles outbreak has
sickened 21 members of a Texas megachurch, including a 4-month-old
infant, and more cases are expected, according to local health
FDA Approves 1st Topical Gel to Ease Redness of Rosacea
TUESDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with the common
skin condition rosacea can now turn to the first topical gel aimed
at easing the redness that comes with the ailment.