Health Tip: Avoid Spreading the Common Cold
(HealthDay News) -- If you've caught a cold, a few precautions
can help you recover and avoid spreading it to others.
Health Tip: Make Exercise Economical
(HealthDay News) -- The expense of joining a gym or taking a
class can keep some people from exercising. But there are low- or
no-cost options for getting fit.
When a Common Cold Becomes More Dangerous for Kids
TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Frequent colds are a
normal part of young children's lives, but sometimes a stuffy nose
becomes a more severe lung infection. Now, a new study clarifies
some of the factors that put certain kids at greater risk.
Teen Boys Who Believe They're Underweight May Face Certain Risks
TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teen boys who think
they're too skinny are at increased risk for depression, and
they're more likely to be bullied and use steroids, two new studies
Wednesday Is Deadline for Feb. 1 Coverage Under Obamacare
MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's still time to
enroll in a health insurance plan through one of the Affordable
Care Act's new online marketplaces. And if you sign up by
Wednesday, you'll have coverage starting next month.
Alternative Therapies Widely Used for Autism
TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 40 percent of
preschoolers with autism are getting some kind of complementary or
alternative therapy for their condition, with nutritional
supplements and special diets being the most common things parents
try, a new study shows.
Common Infant Vaccine Tied to Slight Rise in Risk for Bowel Complication
TUESDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Newer vaccines that protect
against rotavirus have lower risks of bowel obstruction for infants
than a previous vaccine did, two new studies suggest.
Health Highlights: Jan. 14, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: