Health Tip: Evaluate Back Pain in Children
(HealthDay News) -- If a child has back pain, it is more likely
than in adults to signal an underlying health problem, the American
Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says.
Don't Let Time Change Disrupt Your Sleep Patterns
FRIDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) -- Worried that your sleep
patterns will be disrupted when the clocks move ahead one hour this
weekend? The key is getting enough zzz's in advance, says one sleep
Diabetics Do Better With Empathetic Doctors
FRIDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) -- A doctor's empathy can
improve the care of diabetes patients and should be considered an
important part of being a good doctor, according to a new
Fans of Winning Teams Linked to Fatal Crashes
FRIDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) -- Watching your team win a
major sporting event that ends in a close score can be thrilling,
but there may be a drawback: aggressive, testosterone-fueled
driving by victorious fans.
New Test for Emphysema on the Horizon
FRIDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) -- A simple and inexpensive
blood test designed to uncover early signs of emphysema may one day
find its place among the standard work-up that most Americans
undergo during their yearly physical, new research suggests.
Fat Alone, Not Where It Sits, May Be Key to Heart Problems
THURSDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that
contradicts earlier research, an international study suggests that
being obese boosts the likelihood of a heart attack or stroke
regardless of where the excess fat is stored in the body.