Health Tip: Signs That Shoulder Pain is a Broken Collarbone
(HealthDay News) -- The collarbone doesn't completely harden
until about age 20 years. This makes younger people -- especially
participants in contact sports -- more susceptible to a broken
collarbone, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says.
Study Finds Round Numbers Are Strong Motivators
MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- There's a much greater
chance that U.S. high school students will retake the SAT if they
score just below a round number (such as 1200) than if they score
just above it, a new study suggests.
Pen Mightier Than Keyboard for Making Imprint on Brain
MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- As keyboards increasingly
replace pens, new research cautions that the switch may come with
an unforeseen price: the loss of critical brain activity central to
learning that is uniquely tied to the old-fashioned act of
Increasingly, Other Ailments Prove Fatal for People With COPD
MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease are more likely today than in the
past to die from cardiovascular disease or other conditions that
are not respiratory ailments, a new Swedish study has found.
U.S. Heart Disease Costs Expected to Soar
MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- The cost of treating heart
disease and stroke in the United States is expected to triple in
the next 20 years, to $818 billion, a new report says.
Viibryd Approved for Major Depressive Disorder
MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Viibryd (vilazodone
hydrochloride) tablets have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration to treat symptoms of major depressive disorder (MDD)