Health Tip: Teach Your Toddler Good Behavior
(HealthDay News) -- Toddler tantrums can challenge even the most
patient parent, but being firm and consistent can help you
discipline your toddler in an effective, loving way.
Epidural Plus Fever in Mom May Raise Risks for Baby
FRIDAY. Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) -- The babies of women who
develop an epidural-related fever while in labor are at greater
risk of having problems right at birth, including poor muscle tone,
breathing difficulties, low Apgar scores and seizures, a new study
Map Shows Where in U.S. to Beware of Lyme Disease
FRIDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Areas in the United States
where people have the highest risk of contracting Lyme disease are
pinpointed in a new map created by the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention.
Hard Drug Use in Middle Age Could Prove Fatal, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) -- People who start using hard
drugs -- such as cocaine, opiates and amphetamines -- as young
adults and continue to use them into their 50s have a fivefold
increased risk of early death, researchers report.
Questionnaire Could Help Predict Alzheimer's: Study
FRIDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) -- A series of specific "yes" or
"no" questions could help doctors distinguish between people who
have normal memory loss that comes with age and those with a
condition known as amnestic mild cognitive impairment, according to
a new study.
Many Stroke Victims Still Don't Get Treated Fast Enough: Study
FRIDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) -- While a clot-busting
medication can often help stop a stroke in its tracks if it's given
promptly, a new study finds that a high number of stroke victims
continue to fail to get to the emergency room quickly enough to get
Women Wear Red on Friday to Highlight Heart Health
THURSDAY, Feb. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease is the
leading cause of death among women, according to the American Heart
Association, but millions of women are not even aware of their risk
because heart disease is often silent and misunderstood.