Health Tip: Binge Drinking's Risks
(HealthDay News) -- Binge drinking occurs when the number of
alcoholic drinks consumed in a short period raises a person's blood
alcohol level to 0.08 grams percent or above, according to the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Cardiac Rehab May Help Heart Patients Live Longer
MONDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- People with heart disease
who undergo cardiac rehabilitation can improve their heart's
ability to return to a normal rate after exercise, a new study
Experts Revise Guidelines for Whooping Cough Vaccination
MONDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Revised recommendations for
the use of Tdap vaccine to protect against pertussis ("whooping
cough") in older children and adults have been released by the
American Academy of Pediatrics and the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention.
Asthma Can Complicate Diabetes Care in Kids
MONDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Children hit with the
double whammy of type 1 diabetes and asthma have an especially
tough time keeping their blood sugar under control, a new study
Remicade Approved for Ulcerative Colitis in Children
MONDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Remicade (infliximab) has
been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat
moderate-to-severe active episodes of ulcerative colitis in
children aged six and older who haven't responded to other
Lots of Coffee Might Lower Depression Risk: Study
MONDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Coffee lovers, take heart:
Women who drink four or more cups of caffeinated coffee daily seem
to have a lower risk of depression than those who don't drink java
or stop at one cup a day, a new study suggests.