Health Tip: Treating a Chronic Cough
(HealthDay News) -- If you've had a cough that's lasted at least
eight weeks, you may have a chronic cough. The best way to treat
that cough depends on its cause.
Son's Real-Life Drama Leads Comedy Queen to Medical Role
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Actress Julie Bowen,
awarded her second Emmy Sunday for her role in the hit TV comedy
"Modern Family," starts a more serious role today: raising
awareness about life-threatening childhood allergies.
Obesity Now Puts Kids' Hearts at Risk Later
TUESDAY, Sept. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children appear to
develop risks for heart disease usually not seen until adulthood --
putting their health in jeopardy as they age, British researchers
Virus Patterns Where Kids Live May Affect Asthma Risk
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Infants in urban areas
have different patterns of viral respiratory illness than those in
the suburbs, which may explain why inner-city children are more
likely to develop asthma, a new study suggests.
TV for Kids Filled With Social Bullying, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Long before Hollywood
introduced the concept of "Mean Girls," people knew that childhood
can be full of name-calling, manipulation and we-won't-talk-to-you
freeze-outs. Now, a new study finds that "social bullying" isn't
just a real-life phenomenon. It's also common in the TV shows
popular among kids aged 2 to 11.