Health Tip: Mold Can Be a Health Risk
(HealthDay News) -- While all types of mold found indoors aren't
harmful, touching or inhaling some forms of mold may affect your
health and shouldn't be ignored.
Many Americans Sleep-Deprived: Study
TUESDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- Almost one in five adults in
the United States suffers moderate to excessive daytime sleepiness,
a new study finds.
Soldiers Plagued by Sleeplessness Back Home
TUESDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- After returning from wartime
assignments, 86 percent of U.S. soldiers surveyed said they
suffered from sleep problems, a small study has found.
Brain Scans Show How Meditation Calms Pain
TUESDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- People who routinely
practice meditation may be better able to deal with pain because
their brains are less focused on anticipating pain, a new British
Use of Long-Term Acute Care Hospitalization Growing
TUESDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- An increasing number of
elderly Americans are being admitted to long-term acute care
hospitals after they've been treated for a critical illness, a new
study has found.
Female Caregivers Face a Heavier Toll: Study
TUESDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- A new Canadian review finds
that adult daughters suffer more than adult sons from poor
relationships with ailing and aging parents who need their
40-Year-Old Gout Drug Shows Promise Against Angina
MONDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- A new British study suggests
that a standard treatment for gout, already in use for four
decades, could be an effective and less expensive alternative to
conventional drugs targeting chronic stable angina.
Health Care Reform Bill Best Option: Analysis
TUESDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- The new U.S. health care
reform law was the best option for providing health insurance to
the largest number of people while keeping federal government costs
as low as possible, according to an analysis by the RAND Corp., a
nonprofit policy think tank.
Study Slams Body Checking for Young Hockey Players
TUESDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- When 11- and 12 year-old
children are allowed to body check as part of Pee Wee hockey, they
face three times the risk of suffering a concussion or other
serious injury compared to young players who are not allowed to
roughhouse in this way, Canadian researchers report.
Poor Hygiene a Danger at Outpatient Surgery Centers
TUESDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- Ambulatory surgical centers
-- places where you can have certain surgeries and go home just
hours later -- may need to improve their infection-control
practices to safeguard patients, researchers warn.
FDA Needs Food Safety Overhaul: Report
TUESDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) isn't equipped to handle problems with the
food supply and is in need of a major revamping, a government panel
of experts reported Tuesday.