Health Tip: At Risk for High Cholesterol?
(HealthDay News) -- Risk factors for high cholesterol include
things you can't control, such as age, gender and family history.
But lifestyle choices -- factors you can control -- are a big part
of the equation, too.
Certain Eye Injuries in Kids May Indicate Child Abuse: Study
MONDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Physicians can use eye
examinations to figure out whether infant and toddler head injuries
were caused by accidental injury or child abuse, suggests a new
study that adds to existing evidence on this method of detecting
Nearly Half of Children With Autism Wander From Safety: Survey
MONDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of children with
autism wander or "elope" from safety -- often to pursue a special
interest or goal -- with more than half of those kids disappearing
long enough to cause great concern about their well-being, new
Steroid-Related Meningitis Cases Now Total 91, CDC Says
MONDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The number of meningitis
cases linked to apparently contaminated steroid injections has
risen to 91 in nine states, and the number of deaths remains at
seven, U.S. health officials reported Sunday.