Health, Money Woes May Boost Bowel Cancer Deaths in Blacks
FRIDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- Being poorer and having
co-existing health problems are among the reasons why black
colorectal cancer patients have lower survival rates than whites or
Asians in the United States, new study findings suggest.
Health Tip: What May Cause an Aneurysm
(HealthDay News) -- Aneurysm is the medical term for a bulging
area of an artery that's stretched out like a balloon. It occurs
when the artery wall becomes weak or damaged.
Kids Who Do Poorly in School More Likely to Become Bullies
FRIDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- Youngsters and teens who
lack social problem-solving skills are more likely to become
bullies, victims or both, while those who also do poorly at school
are even more likely to become bullies, according to a new
Computers Help Beat Hospital Infections
FRIDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- A new survey suggests that
U.S. acute care hospitals can best minimize the risks for the
spread of dangerous in-hospital infections if they harness
automated computer technologies to quickly identify, track and
respond to infections as they occur.
U.S. Health Reform Starts to Take Hold
FRIDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors whose drug costs
push them into Medicare's "donut hole" and parents whose children
are uninsurable due to pre-existing health conditions are among the
first Americans to see tangible effects of the nation's historic
health reform law.
Good Luck Charms Might Just Work
FRIDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- Nervous about an upcoming
presentation at work, or concerned you'll strike out at the company
Those To-Die-For High Heels May Alter Anatomy
FRIDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- High heels may turn heads,
but new research shows the long-term cost of wearing them is even
steeper than the sky-high price tag of some coveted brands.
Non-Invasive Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Shows Promise
FRIDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- Getting tested for
inflammatory bowel disease through an endoscopy isn't a pleasant
experience, but a new review of existing research suggests that a
simple stool test may help doctors figure out who needs the more