Health Tip: Turn Baby's Head to Prevent Flat Spots
(HealthDay News) -- For years, new mothers have been told to
position babies on their backs during sleep, to help lessen the
risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). That's extremely
Dispose of Unused Prescription Drugs on Saturday
FRIDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- Americans can turn in
unused prescription drugs at more than 4,700 sites nationwide on
Saturday as part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
Diabetes in Kids Comes With Hefty Price Tag
FRIDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- Medical costs for children
and teens with diabetes are six times higher than for other young
people in the United States, a new study finds.
Study: Implants Affect Breast Cancer Diagnosis But Not Survival
THURSDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) -- A small study of women
with breast cancer suggests that those who have previously
undergone surgery to receive breast implants face no poorer
prognosis than do those without implants, despite the fact that
mammograms were less accurate at picking up abnormalities in this
group of women.
Low Vitamin D Levels Tied to Obesity in Kids
FRIDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D deficiency is
common in American children and linked with obesity and different
types of fat distribution in white and black youngsters, new
Zytiga Approved for Advanced Prostate Cancer
FRIDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- Zytiga (abiraterone
acetate), used in combination with the steroid prednisone, has been
approved to treat advanced prostate cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration said in a news release.