Health Tip: Fire Up the Grill

(HealthDay News) -- Yes, a grill can reach very hot temperatures. But bad food-safety practices can still make you sick.

Health Tip: Set Swimming Safety Rules

(HealthDay News) -- Establishing strict rules about use of the swimming pool can help protect your loved ones and prevent drowning.

Recession Linked to More Than 10,000 Suicides in North America, Europe

THURSDAY, June 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The Great Recession that began in 2007 appears to have taken more than a financial toll: New research suggests that the economic downturn could be linked with more than 10,000 suicides across North America and Europe.

Low Cholesterol Levels May Spell Trouble for Kidney Cancer Patients

THURSDAY, June 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Low cholesterol levels may increase kidney cancer patients' risk of death, a new study suggests.

Childhood Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized: Study

THURSDAY, June 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood cancer survivors wind up in the hospital more often than other people, a new study finds.

Take Heartburn Medicines Before Breakfast for Best Effect

WEDNESDAY, June 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with heartburn aren't taking their acid-reducing medicine at the right time, which makes the drugs less effective and wastes money, according to new research.

Paralyzed Person to Kick Off World Cup

WEDNESDAY, June 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A paralyzed person who will be strapped into a robotic "suit" with artificial skin will take the first kick-off of the World Cup in Brazil when the tournament starts Thursday.

Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay?

THURSDAY, June 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Walking the equivalent of an hour a day may help improve knee arthritis and prevent disability, new research suggests.

MRI Technique May Help Detect Parkinson's Earlier

THURSDAY, June 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A simple and quick MRI technique might aid in early detection of Parkinson's disease, British researchers report.

When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On

THURSDAY, June 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As the school year ends, many children feel they're gaining two months of freedom. But new research suggests many will gain something else: unwanted weight.

Health Highlights: June 12, 2014

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