Health Tip: Enjoy Raw Seafood Safely
(HealthDay News) -- Before you dig into your sashimi, make sure
the raw seafood you're about to enjoy is safe to eat.
Health Tip: When Your Child Is Overweight
(HealthDay News) -- If your child is overweight, encouraging him
or her to eat healthy foods and get plenty of exercise can help in
the child's quest to lose weight. But don't forget to offer loving
Scans Show Brain-Connection Differences in Those With Epilepsy
TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- People with a certain
type of epilepsy have widespread, abnormal brain connections that
could provide clues for diagnosis and treatment, new research
Study Sheds Light on How Heart Heals Itself
TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- New insight into the
heart's ability to repair itself could help scientists develop ways
to improve recovery after a heart attack, a new study of mice
Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Have Early Warning Signs
TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A new study counters
the commonly held belief that when most middle-aged men suffer
cardiac arrest, it typically comes completely out of the blue.
Air Pollution Linked to Dry Eye Syndrome in Study
TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Residents of American
cities with high levels of air pollution are much more likely to
develop dry eye syndrome than people who live in cities with
cleaner air, a new study shows.
Human Error Usually the Cause of Lack of Oxygen During Childbirth
TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Human error is the
most common cause of infant asphyxiation at birth, according to a
new Norwegian study.
Heart Valve Replacement May Be Getting Safer for Seniors
TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of
American seniors are having heart valve replacements, and their
risk of complications and death from the surgery is decreasing, new
Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study Suggests
TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Boys who drink more
milk during their teenage years might not see any drop in their
risk for hip fractures as adults, new research suggests. Just the
opposite: Their risk actually might rise.
Kids Worldwide Getting Less Heart Fit, Research Shows
TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Children across the
globe can't run as far or as fast as their parents did at their
age, according to new research.
Health Highlights: Nov. 19, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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