Poisoning and Environmental Health in the News

Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual

11/26/2014 - Learning of second language also seems to boost brain, study says

Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening

11/26/2014 - More than half of people with the condition never had a thinking/memory test, study found

Harm From Baseball Concussions May Linger, Study Finds

11/26/2014 - Batting skills often worse than normal after players return to sport

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC

11/26/2014 - But certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more

Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip

11/26/2014 - Stay hydrated and give yourself time to acclimate, expert advises

EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions

11/26/2014 - Health experts praised the new limits, but industry advocates said they aren't needed

Your Dog Really Is Listening to You

11/26/2014 - Study finds canines process speech in a human-like way

Spotting Hearing Problems in Infancy May Boost Reading Skills in Deaf Teens

11/26/2014 - Researchers found gap between screened, unscreened doubled as deaf children got older

Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

11/26/2014 - Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission

Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows

11/26/2014 - Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnosed in North America and Europe, researchers report

No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study

11/26/2014 - Once childhood respiratory illnesses were factored out, the pain relievers had little impact, researchers say

Health Highlights: Nov. 26, 2014

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Health Tip: Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving Menu

11/26/2014 - Include these nutritional choices

Health Tip: Kick Unhealthy Eating Habits

11/26/2014 - Don't neglect breakfast

Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness

11/25/2014 - Full-time program for youngest tots boosts test scores, attendance: study

Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says

11/25/2014 - U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care

Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention

11/25/2014 - Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes

FDA Advisory Panel Says Steroid Shots for Back Pain Can Continue

11/25/2014 - Experts decided against backing any new warning label for controversial injections

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study

11/25/2014 - If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs?

11/25/2014 - Study suggests class of meds upset healthy balance of bacteria in the gut