Health Tip: Preventing the Spread of Norovirus
(HealthDay News) -- Norovirus is commonly spread among people in
tight-knit surroundings, such as college dorms and cruise ships.
Infected people may complain of stomachache, nausea and
Health Tip: Set Rules About Bunk Beds
(HealthDay News) -- Bunk beds may be fun for children, but they
can pose hazards, especially for children who aren't old enough to
use them safely.
Breast Cancer Surgery Rates Vary Greatly in Canada
WEDNESDAY, June 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer
surgery rates vary significantly across Canada, a new study
Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life?
TUESDAY, June 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Higher levels of
vitamin D may protect people from an earlier death, particularly
from cancer and heart disease, suggests a new analysis of existing
FDA Panel Backs Appetite-Curbing Implant for Severely Obese
TUESDAY, June 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new implant
designed to curb the appetite by electrically stimulating stomach
nerves may have moved closer to U.S. Food and Drug Administration
approval on Tuesday.
Soy Foods Don't Seem to Protect Against Uterine Cancer: Researchers
WEDNESDAY, June 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's no evidence
that soy foods protect against uterine cancer, a large Japanese
Number of Induced Labors Falling in U.S., CDC Says
WEDNESDAY, June 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- After almost two
decades of steady increases, the number of U.S. infants born early
due to induced labor and C-section has declined in recent years,
according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and
Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent: Study
WEDNESDAY, June 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Mammography
screening of healthy women reduces deaths from breast cancer by
about 28 percent, according to a new study.
Health Highlights: June 18, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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