Halloween Treats Can Spook Kids' Teeth
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Halloween can have
frightful effects on children's teeth if parents aren't careful,
Health Tip: Snack Healthier for a Better Smile
(HealthDay News) -- Eating foods with less added sugar can lead
to a healthier smile, especially among children, the Academy of
Nutrition and Dietetics says.
Health Tip: When Deep Vein Thrombosis Causes Symptoms
(HealthDay News) -- Deep vein thrombosis is a dangerous
condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein deep within
the legs. The clot ultimately can break away and travel to the
Hormone Levels May Help Predict Breast Cancer Risk, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Oct. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors might better
predict a woman's risk for breast cancer by tracking levels of key
hormones, Harvard researchers report.
Balance Training Seems to Prevent Falls by Elderly
TUESDAY, Oct. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise programs meant to
prevent falls in seniors may also help prevent injuries caused by
falls, according to a new review.
Think You Know What Your Child's Up to Online? Think Again
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Parental perceptions can
be way off when it comes to what their kids are exposed to while
surfing the Internet, according to a new study that puts an e-spin
on the enduring generation gap.
Suicide a Risk for Young Cancer Patients, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- A diagnosis of cancer may
put teens and young adults at risk for suicide, a new study
E-Cigarettes May Not Be Gateway to Smoking: Study
TUESDAY, Oct. 29 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes don't appear
to entice teens to try smoking tobacco, a new study says.
Study of Twins Shows How Smoking Ages the Face
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- A study comparing the
faces of identical twins confirms what many smokers fear -- the
habit does prematurely age a person's skin, taking a serious toll
on looks even after just five years.
Health Highlights: Oct. 30, 2013
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