Health Tip: When Baby's Cries Signal Trouble

(HealthDay News) -- Babies cry as a way to communicate. And sometimes this indicates a serious problem.

Health Tip: Survival Tips for New Moms

(HealthDay News) -- A new baby brings plenty of joy, but also exhaustion and plenty of adjustments.

2-Mile Daily Walk Might Help Fight COPD

WEDNESDAY, March 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking daily walks of at least two miles can reduce hospitalizations from severe episodes of a life-threatening breathing disorder, new research suggests.

Kids Lacking At-Home Enrichment Gain Most From Head Start: Study

THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Head Start, the U.S. government-funded preschool program, provides the greatest benefits to children whose parents give them little help with learning early in life, new research shows.

Study Adds to Evidence That HPV Vaccine Helps Guard Against Cervical Cancer

TUESDAY, March 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study offers more evidence that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is a powerful weapon in the fight against cervical cancer.

Despite Media Companies' Claims, Your Baby Can't Learn to Read: Study

THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Read to your baby, sing and play games. But don't waste money on programs that claim to teach infants to read, a new study suggests.

NIH Launches 'Nerve Stimulation' Trial to Ease Tinnitus

THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Volunteers are being recruited for a clinical trial to test a new method to treat ringing in the ears, the troubling condition known as tinnitus.

Hospital Policy Spurs New Moms to Get Whooping Cough Shot

THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New mothers are much more likely to get a whooping cough shot if hospitals make it a standing order, a new study finds.

Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study

THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obese teens who get too little sleep are at increased risk for heart disease and diabetes, a small study suggests.

Health Highlights: March 6, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: