Health Tip: How to Spot Underage Drinking
(HealthDay News) -- Besides being illegal, underage drinking can
endanger a young person's physical and emotional health, the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
Scuba Diving May Help Paralyzed Vets
SATURDAY, Sept. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Paralyzed veterans who
learned to scuba dive experienced both physical and mental
improvements, a new study suggests.
Recession Tied to Rise in Child Abuse Injuries
MONDAY, Sept. 19 (HealthDay News) -- The stress of unemployment,
foreclosures and putting food on the table may have helped drive a
spike up in shaken baby syndrome and other types of abusive head
trauma seen among infants and young children during the recent
Brains of Obese May Crave High-Calorie Foods More: Study
MONDAY, Sept. 19 (HealthDay News) -- A new study links low blood
sugar in obese people to a greater desire within the brain for
high-calorie foods, a finding that offers insight into why people
who become overweight tend to stay that way.
More Evidence Links Diabetes, Dementia
MONDAY, Sept. 19 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes are at
significantly higher risk of developing all types of dementia,
including Alzheimer's disease, finds a new study that bolsters
previous research connecting the two illnesses.
Two Varicose Veins Treatments Equally Effective
MONDAY, Sept. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Although laser treatment
and surgery are both effective in treating varicose veins, it
appears that recurrence of one form of the problem is more common
with the laser treatment, German researchers report.