Health Tip: Create an Asthma Action Plan
(HealthDay News) -- An asthma action plan is a written guide
that explains how to manage your asthma, and instructions for when
to call the doctor or head to the emergency room.
Kids With ADHD Often Prone to Bowel Problems: Study
MONDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Children with
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly
more likely to suffer from chronic constipation and fecal
incontinence than kids without the neurobehavioral condition, a new
Researchers Discover How Flu Gains Foothold in the Body
SUNDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- If you've ever wondered how
the flu virus succeeds at infecting so many people, a new study of
mice may offer some insight.
Fewer Infants Hospitalized for Whooping Cough, Study Finds
MONDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Widespread vaccination of
teens against whooping cough has resulted in fewer U.S. infants
being hospitalized for the respiratory infection, also known as
pertussis, according to a new study.
Breast Milk Bought Online May Contain Harmful Germs: Study
MONDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Even after working with
several nursing experts, first-time mom Katie Sweet wasn't able to
make enough of her own breast milk to feed her newborn
Kids Still Spanked, to Their Detriment, Study Finds
MONDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Spanking can affect a
child's behavior and learning ability for years, with the impact of
physical discipline reverberating even as kids near adolescence, a
new study suggests.
Researchers Report Progress With Growing Hair
MONDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) -- There's new hope for anyone
who's bald or balding: Researchers report they're getting closer to
the goal of cloning hair cells and coaxing them to grow hair once
they're replanted in the scalp.
Health Highlights: Oct. 21, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: