Health Tip: Dispose of Medications Safely
(HealthDay News) -- Medications that are expired or no longer
needed shouldn't be dumped down the sink or toilet, the U.S. Home
Safety Council warns. Doing so could pollute our water, making
animals and other people sick.
Kids From Unplanned Pregnancies Tend to Lag Behind Intellectually
WEDNESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Young children born after
unplanned pregnancies tend to have a smaller vocabulary and poorer
non-verbal and spatial abilities than other children, but these
problems are actually due to socioeconomic factors, a new study
Caution Urged in Intensive Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
WEDNESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive
glucose-lowering treatment for people with type 2 diabetes doesn't
reduce the risk of cardiovascular-related death and doctors need to
be cautious about prescribing this type of treatment, a new study
Only 15% Use Calorie Info at NYC Fast Food Chains: Study
TUESDAY, July 26 (HealthDay News) -- Only about one-sixth of
fast food restaurant customers in New York City use calorie
information provided on menus and menu boards, but they do tend to
buy food with fewer calories, a new study shows.
Gene Study Sheds Light on Deadly German E. Coli Strain
WEDNESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who sequenced
the genetic structure of the
E. coli strain that caused the deadly food poisoning outbreak
in Germany that began in May say their findings could help fight
the deadly bug.
1 in 3 Nose Job Patients Has a Mental Illness: Study
WEDNESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that
about one-third of people who want rhinoplasty, also known as a
nose job, also have symptoms of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) -- a
mental condition in which excessive concern about imagined or minor
defects in appearance interferes with daily life.