Health Tip: Should You Still Be Driving?
(HealthDay News) -- Problems that frequently affect older people
-- such as changes in vision, arthritis or problems with memory --
should lead some seniors to conclude that they can no longer drive
Broadway Strikes an Autism-Friendly Chord
FRIDAY, Dec. 9 (HealthDay News) -- For most Americans, attending
the theater is just one more form of entertainment. But for Katie
Sweeney and her family, a recent trip to Broadway was true cause
Americans Encouraged to Get Flu Vaccine
FRIDAY, Dec. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Flu vaccination is easy to
get and one of the best ways to protect your health during the flu
season, but too few Americans take advantage of it, experts
Abuse May Alter Child's Brain Activity
FRIDAY, Dec. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Children who are abused or
exposed to family violence have changes in brain activity similar
to those seen in combat veterans, a new study finds.
Depression, Disability Can Follow ICU Care: Study
FRIDAY, Dec. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Depression and new physical
problems are common among patients released from the intensive care
unit after treatment for a potentially deadly condition called
acute lung injury, a new study finds.
'Love Hormone' May Buffer Kids From Mom's Depression
FRIDAY, Dec. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Children born to mothers with
postpartum depression are at increased risk for mental health
problems, but a hormone called oxytocin may reduce the risk,
according to a new study.
Recent E. Coli Outbreak Traced to Lettuce From One Farm: CDC
FRIDAY, Dec. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Romaine lettuce from one farm
was the likely source of an E. coli outbreak that sickened 60
people in 10 states between Oct. 10 and Nov. 30, according to the
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.