Health Tip: Know the Hazards of Lead
(HealthDay News) -- Lead is a natural element that is dangerous
for young children and pregnant women.
Health Tip: Confused About Healthy Eating?
(HealthDay News) -- With so many diets and eating plans to
choose from, deciding which plan is best for you can be
Carbon Monoxide Poisonings May Rise During Storms
TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Weather-related power
outages and snowstorms may increase the risk of potentially fatal
carbon monoxide poisoning, a new study finds.
Aspirin Advised for Women at High Risk for Pregnancy Complication
MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women at high
risk for the serious condition called preeclampsia should take
low-dose aspirin every day after their first trimester, according
to a new draft recommendation by an influential U.S. panel of
ICU-Related Depression Often Overlooked, Study Finds
TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One-third of patients
admitted to an intensive care unit develop depression that causes
physical symptoms rather than the typical psychological signs, a
new study finds.
Could Daughter's Cancer Risk Be Affected by Father's Age at Birth?
TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A father's age at the
time of his daughter's birth may affect her risk for breast,
ovarian and endometrial cancer in adulthood, a new study
'Milestone' Therapy Produces Leg Movement in Paraplegics
TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Four men paralyzed
below the waist have regained some movement in their legs after a
series of electrodes implanted along their spinal cord reawakened
nerves long thought deadened, researchers are reporting.
Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study
TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to arsenic
in well water may lead to lower scores on intelligence tests,
according to a study of children in Maine.
Health Highlights: April 8, 2014
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