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Health Highlights: Oct. 14, 2014
Health Highlights: Oct. 14, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Faster Test Developed for Enterovirus D68 A new, faster lab test for enterovirus D68 has been developed by the U.S...
Health Tip: Know the Risk Factors for Osteoporosis
Health Tip: Know the Risk Factors for Osteoporosis (HealthDay News) -- Osteoporosis occurs when bones become thin and brittle, increasing the risk for fractures. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention mentions these risk factors for osteo...
Health Tip: Signs You May Have Low Blood Pressure
Health Tip: Signs You May Have Low Blood Pressure (HealthDay News) -- Low blood pressure, medically called hypotension, may increase a person's risk of falling. The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute mentions these common symptoms: Feeling light-...
Heroism Seems to Be a Spontaneous Act
Heroism Seems to Be a Spontaneous Act WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who risk their lives to rescue others appear to do so without giving it much thought, a new study finds. It looked at more than 50 people awarded the Carnegie He...
Health Highlights: Oct. 15, 2014
Health Highlights: Oct. 15, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: NYC Rats Carry Wide Variety of Germs Experts are alarmed by a new study showing that rats in Manhattan carry a wid...
Health Tip: Take a Nap
Health Tip: Take a Nap (HealthDay News) -- Sometimes you feel like you need a little rest to get through the rest of your day. Experts say that may not be a bad idea. The National Sleep Foundation explains how a nap can be beneficial: A short nap can ...
Health Tip: Installing a Child's Car Seat
Health Tip: Installing a Child's Car Seat (HealthDay News) -- Proper installation of a rear-facing car seat, recommended for all infants and children up to age 2, offers protection for your child in the event of a car crash. The American Academy of Pe...
Health Highlights: Oct. 16, 2014
Health Highlights: Oct. 16, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Two New Drugs Approved for Fatal Lung Disease Two newly-approved drugs can slow the progression of a deadly lung d...
Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival
Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise, healthy eating and good weight control may help improve survival of breast cancer patients, according to a large-scale review. Researchers analyze...
Health Tip: Teach Kids About Pedestrian Safety
Health Tip: Teach Kids About Pedestrian Safety (HealthDay News) -- To help keep kids safe while they're walking to school, a friend's house or just around town, be sure to discuss pedestrian safety. The Safekids.org website offers this advice: Explain...