Health Tip: Is It Time to Stop Driving?
(HealthDay News) -- As cognitive function, coordination,
eyesight and other skills decline in old age, it may be time for an
elderly person to quit driving.
Used Football Faceshields May Break on Impact
THURSDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- They are meant to protect
football players' eyes from serious injury, but new research
reveals that used faceshields are more likely to break on
Obesity Greater Risk for Fatty Liver Than Alcohol, Study Finds
THURSDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity and insulin
resistance constitute a greater risk for fatty liver disease than
moderate alcohol consumption, according to a new study that found
drinking modest amounts of red wine posed no greater risk for
developing the condition.
Fear of Dying During Heart Attack May Make Matters Worse
WEDNESDAY, June 1 (HealthDay News) -- People who become very
afraid of dying in the moments during and days after a heart attack
also seem to have more inflammation, an indicator that they may, in
the long run, do worse than patients who are less fearful, a small
British study suggests.
Divorce Can Hurt Kids' Math Scores, Friendships
THURSDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- Young children of divorce
are not only more likely to suffer from anxiety, loneliness, low
self-esteem and sadness, they experience long-lasting setbacks in
interpersonal skills and math test scores, new research
Emergency Care May Be Key to Hospital Readmissions
THURSDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- People who seek treatment
in an emergency department after a recent hospitalization are more
than twice as likely to be readmitted to the hospital as those who
had not been hospitalized, a new study has found.
More Than 1 Million Americans Now Living With HIV: CDC
THURSDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- Although HIV/AIDS continues
to be an epidemic with no cure, thanks to powerful medications more
HIV-infected Americans are living longer and healthier lives,
federal health officials said Thursday.