Health Tip: Ice a Sprained Ankle
(HealthDay News) -- A sprained ankle involves a stretched or
torn ligament near the joint. Experts often suggest icing the ankle
to ease pain and reduce swelling.
Dementia May Impede Stroke Recovery
MONDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- People with dementia who
suffer a stroke are more likely to be disabled and less likely to
return home than stroke patients who didn't have dementia, a new
Past Trauma May Contribute to Bowel Disorder
MONDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Major psychological and
emotional events experienced over a lifetime may contribute to the
development of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a new
Could Happy Lives Be Longer Lives?
MONDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- A new British study finds
that older adults who report feeling happy and content live longer
Spooky Contacts Can Be a Nightmare for Your Eyes
FRIDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Laura Butler was vacationing
in Virginia Beach, Va., when, on a whim, the brown-eyed mom decided
to buy a pair of blue contact lenses for $29.99 from a novelty
Report Slams Makers of Sugary Drinks for Targeting Kids
MONDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- A new report claims that the
makers of sugar-laden drinks such as sodas, sports drinks, energy
drinks and fruit drinks take direct aim at children, particularly
black and Hispanic kids, in their marketing campaigns.
Many Parents Skipping Kids' Shots, Putting Other Kids at Risk
MONDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- By signing an affidavit that
says "all or some immunizations are contrary to my beliefs,"
California parents can bypass requirements that their children be
fully immunized before attending school, and new research indicates
that many are choosing to do so.
Obama Acts to Ease U.S. Drug Shortages
MONDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Jay Cuetara arrived at the
chemotherapy suite of his hospital one day and was told a critical
component of the chemo cocktail that had kept his metastatic cancer
in check for two-and-a-half years was unavailable.
Exparel Approved for Post-Surgery Pain
MONDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Exparel (bupivacaine
liposome injectable suspension) has been approved by the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration to treat post-surgical pain, maker Pacira
Pharmaceuticals said Monday.