Back to School Can Mean a Return to Head Lice Worries
FRIDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- They're the ultimate creepy
crawler. Creatures that truly give people the willies. And they're
apt to make you feel unclean, or maybe even a bad parent (neither
of which, experts say, is valid).
In Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Chest Compressions Matter
FRIDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who experience
sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital setting fare just as
well when treated with chest compressions
before being treated with an electrical defibrillator as they
do when getting immediate defibrillation, new research
Heavy Drinking Part of Social Acceptance for Young: Study
FRIDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Many young people consider
getting drunk an important part of being accepted as part of a
social group, a factor that needs to be considered when creating
anti-drinking campaigns, a British researcher says.
New On the Menu: Genetically Modified Salmon?
FRIDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration may soon approve genetically modified salmon for
humans to eat, a prospect that is raising concern among some
consumer advocates who consider the fish a threat to both health
and the environment.
Chemical Poisoning Treatment Approved for Children
FRIDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- A treatment for poisoning
from pesticides and similar chemicals has been approved by the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration for use in children, nearly 50 years
after it was first approved for adults.