Hot Weather Takes Toll on Farmworkers: Study
MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Even after they leave the fields at the end of hot day, farmworkers still have to cope with high levels of heat and humidity in their living quarters, a new study shows.
Heading Soccer Balls Tied to Damaging Brain Changes
TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Sophisticated scans reveal
that soccer players who head the ball a lot show changes in the
white matter of their brain that mirror those seen in traumatic
Health Tip: Prevent Furniture Tipping
(HealthDay News) -- Kids seem to climb everywhere, including on
the furniture. To keep children safe, parents should make sure that
furniture and TVs are securely anchored.
Too Little Known on How Primary Care Docs Can Prevent Child Abuse
MONDAY, June 10 (HealthDay News) -- A lack of research makes it impossible to recommend how primary care doctors can prevent abuse and neglect of children who show no signs or symptoms of maltreatment, according to a new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force statement.
Summer Camp Health Tips for Parents
SATURDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- Regular hand washing and
proper hygiene are essential to avoiding common summer-camp health
issues such as lice, pinworm and bathing-suit dermatitis, according
to a former summer camp physician.
Drowning Prevention Measures to Keep Kids Safe in Water
SATURDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- Every day in the United
States, three children drown. Although many people expect a
drowning child to splash and yell for help, these accidents often
happen quietly without anyone noticing, according to a pediatric