Health Tip: If Your Child Has a Learning Disability
(HealthDay News) -- Having a learning disability is challenging
for a child, and parents must do their best to help boost
Health Tip: Practice Fire Safety During the Holidays
(HealthDay News) -- With candles, dry trees and wreaths
scattered throughout the home, the holidays pose an increased risk
Parents Who Set, Stick to Rules May Help Kids Stay Slim
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who set firm
rules about behaviors like TV viewing, dinner time and physical
activity tend to have children of healthier weights, a new
Australian study finds.
Long-Banned Chemicals May Still Interfere With Seniors' Thinking
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors with higher
levels of PCBs in their bodies have poorer mental abilities than
those with lower levels of the toxic chemicals, a new study
Expert Serves Up Turkey Tips for a Healthy Holiday
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A big part of
having a happy and healthy Thanksgiving is making sure you
correctly thaw, clean, cook and store the turkey, an expert
Brain Researchers Spot Decision-Making Center in Rats
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A brain region that
is involved in decision-making has been pinpointed by
Even When Breast Cancer Gene Test Is Negative, Risk Can Persist: Study
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Women with a family
history of breast cancer often want to get tested for the BRCA1 and
BRCA2 genetic mutations linked to the disease.
Fizzy Drugs May Pose a High-Salt Danger, Study Suggests
TUESDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The high salt content of
fizzy medications like Alka-Seltzer could pose a threat to people
with heart disease, according to a new study.
Exercise May Not Stave Off Holiday Weight Gain
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Hoping to counter
all those Thanksgiving calories with extra exercise?
Study Sheds Light on Link Between Pesticides, Parkinson's
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have
identified a genetic mutation that increases the risk of
Parkinson's disease linked to pesticides.
Health Highlights: Nov. 27, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: