Injuries and Wounds in the News

Stress Tied to Worse Allergy Symptoms

04/18/2014 - Study found those with hay fever who had high levels of stress suffered more severe symptoms

Nurses' Experience Key to Better Patient Care, Study Says

04/18/2014 - Efficient teamwork reduces hospital stays

How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable

04/18/2014 - Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

Ragwitek Approved for Adult Ragweed Allergy

04/18/2014 - Tablet placed under the tongue

Scientists Probe What Makes People Get Their Groove On

04/18/2014 - Offbeat rhythms of funk, hip-hip, R and B work best to get listeners on the dance floor, study finds

So-Called 'Apple Shape' Not a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: Study

04/18/2014 - Overweight, not waist size, was tied to higher odds of developing disease in older women

Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery

04/18/2014 - Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

Happy Couples Nestle Together at Night, Survey Finds

04/18/2014 - Respondents were unhappier with relationship as sleeping distance grew

More People Worldwide Eating 'Healthy' Fats, Study Finds

04/18/2014 - But consumption of harmful fats stuck at same levels as 20 years ago

Certain Sedatives Tied to Breathing Problems in Older COPD Patients

04/18/2014 - Study author urges caution for doctors prescribing benzodiazepines to this group

Suddenly Health Insurance Is <i>Not</i> for Sale

04/18/2014 - People hoping to buy private coverage for 2014 could be out of luck, but some windows may exist

Oil-Swishing Craze: Snake Oil or All-Purpose Remedy?

04/18/2014 - Some people swear by the practice, but little research exists to back up health claims

Health Highlights: April 18, 2014

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Health Tip: If Your Child is Constipated

04/18/2014 - Signs the youngster should see a doctor

Health Tip: Avoid Driving During Flood Warning

04/18/2014 - You may not be able to tell how much water is on the road

White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance

04/17/2014 - 35 percent of registrants are younger than 35 years old, administration officials say

Scientists Map DNA of Deadly Fungus

04/17/2014 - Cryptococcus neoformans can be especially threatening to people with weak immune systems

Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High

04/17/2014 - New CDC report finds certain contaminants, such as Vibrio and E. coli, on the rise

FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids

04/17/2014 - 'Laparoscopic power morcellation' may increase women's cancer risk, agency says

FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill

04/17/2014 - Ragwitek helps the body immunize itself against the offending plant