Health Tip: My Infant Has a Cold
(HealthDay News) -- While most cases of the common cold in young
children are harmless, there are certain warning signs that should
prompt a call to the pediatrician.
Health Tip: Pregnancy Requires More Iron
(HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women need to produce more red
blood cells (to share with the fetus) than when they aren't
pregnant. To make this extra blood, pregnant women need to get more
iron. Otherwise, they're at risk of iron-deficiency anemia.
Is Social Networking Changing the Face of Medicine?
TUESDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- The reaction to the 2009
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations that women in
their 40s did not need routine mammograms was swift and furious.
Using email, social networking sites and electronic bulletin
boards, breast cancer survivors vented their outrage.
Age Alone May Not Cause Testosterone to Fall
TUESDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- Testosterone levels don't
necessarily drop with age, but it's more likely among older men
with declining general health, a new study suggests.
Cancer Patients Struggle as Drug Costs Soar: Study
TUESDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- Increasing out-of-pocket
expenses forces many cancer patients in the United States to forgo
drugs and doctor appointments and to cut back on food and other
necessities, a new study reveals.