Health Tip: Caring for an Animal Bite
(HealthDay News) -- No one is able to prevent
allanimal bites, so it's important to know what to do if you
are bitten by a dog or cat.
Health Tip: When Tendinitis Affects Your Feet
(HealthDay News) -- When tendinitis affects the foot, even
walking can become difficult.
Gaps in Smoke-Free Workplace Laws May Leave Many Exposed
MONDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- State laws have reduced the
overall rates of secondhand-smoke exposure for many workers, but
people in certain occupations are still vulnerable, according to a
Hospital Costs From Gun Injuries Topped $16B Over 9 Years
MONDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Gunshot injuries in the
United States resulted in more than $16 billion in hospital care
costs between 2000 and 2008, according to a new study.
Single Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Enough to Guard Against Cervical Cancer
MONDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Just one dose of a human
papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine may be enough to provide long-term
protection against cervical cancer in women, a new study
Don't Ask, Just Tell Parents When It's Time for Vaccines: Study
MONDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- The way a doctor talks about
vaccines can make a difference in whether or not parents resist
shots for their child, new research suggests.
Screening for HPV May Be Better Than Pap Test, Study Suggests
SATURDAY, Nov. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Screening for the human
papillomavirus (HPV) is more effective than Pap tests for
protecting women against invasive cervical cancer, a new study
Childhood Obesity Again Tied to Earlier Puberty in Girls
MONDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. girls are developing
breasts at a younger age compared to years past, and obesity
appears to explain a large share of the shift, a new study
Kids Who Add Sleep Can Subtract Pounds, Study Suggests
MONDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Getting kids to eat less may
be as simple as making sure they get a good night's sleep, a new,
small study suggests.
Tylenol and Alcohol a Bad Mix, Study Suggests
MONDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Combining Tylenol and even
light consumption of alcohol can more than double someone's risk of
kidney disease, researchers say.
Health Highlights: Nov. 4, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Brush Your Teeth, Help Save Your Heart?
MONDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Having healthy gums is good
for your heart, a new study says.