Fewer Young Americans Lack Health Care Coverage
TUESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- The number of young adults without health care coverage in the United States has declined significantly over the past few years, according to a new government report released Tuesday.
Gene Research May Help Spot Baby's Obesity Risk
TUESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified
45 genetic genetic variants in overweight newborns that are known
to occur in obese adults and hope their findings could someday help
combat the global obesity epidemic.
Polluted Air Linked to Autism Risk
TUESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who live in
smog-filled areas may be twice as likely to have children with
autism, a new study suggests.
Lots of Americans Want Health Care Via Their Smartphone
TUESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Plenty of Americans are
eager to use their mobile phones and tablet computers to better
manage their health care, a new poll finds -- though the nation has
a way to go before we're all consulting Dr. Smartphone.
Could 'Moderate' Drinking Be Safe During Pregnancy?
TUESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Children of women who drink
moderate amounts of alcohol while pregnant don't appear to have any
neurodevelopmental problems when it comes to balance, a new British