My Father's Keeper: Caring for a Parent With Dementia
Part two of a two-part series
Shoulders Take a Pounding in High School Football
FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Football players and
wrestlers are the high school athletes most prone to shoulder
injuries, and they're more likely to injure their shoulders in
competition than in practice, a new study shows.
Health Tip: Before You Donate Blood
(HealthDay News) -- Donating blood isn't a trivial matter.
Without preparation, you can become tired and listless after your
act of kindness.
Health Tip: Get More Restful Sleep
(HealthDay News) -- Sleep disturbances affect virtually everyone
at some point, leaving sufferers tired and groggy the day
First Trimester Appears Crucial for Baby's Heart Health
FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children who were
small during the early stages of fetal development may be at
increased risk for heart problems, a new study indicates.
Risk of Glaucoma Blindness Drops by Half: Study
FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Better eye care seems
to have brightened the long-term outlook for people with glaucoma.
The likelihood of blindness in glaucoma patients 20 years after
diagnosis has fallen by at least half in the last generation,
according to a new study.
ERs Not Curbing Overuse of Antibiotics, Study Reveals
FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The inappropriate use
of antibiotics among adult patients at U.S. emergency departments
is not falling, despite increasing concerns about antibiotic
resistance, a new study reveals.
Vitamin D Supplements Don't Help Your Health: Review
FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's little
evidence that vitamin D supplements offer substantial health
benefits, and several ongoing studies are unlikely to change that,
according to a large new review.
Is the Stethoscope Living on Borrowed Time?
THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A stethoscope draped
across a doctor's chest is as classic an image of medicine as a
white coat or a wooden tongue depressor.
Keep Lice Off Your Child's Head
FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's that time of year
when your children are back in school -- and you need to be on the
lookout for head lice, an expert says.
Health Highlights: Jan. 24, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
FDA Wants to Update Food Labels
FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- America's food labels
may get their first makeover in more than 20 years.