Health Tip: Keep Kids' Lunches Cool
(HealthDay News) -- Kids need a healthy lunch to take to school
or day camp, but parents must also be wary of food safety concerns
when packing lunches.
Self-Esteem Levels Vary by Age, Race, Study Finds
MONDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- Although Hispanics tend to
have lower self-esteem than blacks or whites in the teen years, by
age 30 their self-esteem has increased to the point that they have
higher self-esteem than whites, a new study suggests.
Falls Could Signal Early Alzheimer's Disease
SUNDAY, July 17 (HealthDay News) -- Compared with older people
with no signs of Alzheimer's, those whose brains show early signs
of the disease are twice as likely to experience a fall,
researchers have found.
Women Bear Greatest Burden of Alzheimer's
MONDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- Women fear Alzheimer's
disease more than any other illness except cancer, and they are
more often on the front lines of providing care for loved ones
battling the disease, new research shows.
Secondhand Smoke Linked to Hearing Loss in Teens
MONDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to secondhand smoke
could affect hearing development in children and increase their
risk of hearing loss during adolescence, a new study indicates.
Specialists More Likely to Spot Deadly Skin Cancer
MONDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- Melanoma, the most dangerous
type of skin cancer, can be found by patients themselves, but new
research reveals that self-detection is not as effective as
screenings performed by doctors.
FDA Unveils Flu Vaccines for 2011-12 Season
MONDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- Influenza may be far from
most Americans' thoughts as much of the nation wilts under
oppressive heat, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said
Monday that it's already preparing for the 2011-12 flu season.
Flu Vaccine for 2011-12 Season Approved
MONDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- The 2011-12 influenza
vaccine, containing the three strains predicted most common in the
upcoming season, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug