Help Kids Breathe Easier on Halloween
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Allergy and asthma
triggers lurk everywhere on Halloween, but some simple measures can
keep children safe, an expert says.
Health Risks Will Rise in Sandy's Wake, Experts Warn
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- The torrential rains and
hurtling winds of "superstorm" Sandy are slowly passing through,
along with some of the more acute health dangers such as falling
trees and high flood waters.
Play-Focused Program Might Help Kids With Autism
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Laughing, giggling and
making silly faces. Building a tower of blocks together and then
crashing it down. Engaging young children with autism in a program
that involves such fun, interactive play can affect their brain
activity, making it resemble that of children without the disorder,
a new study shows.
Sandy Leaves Massive Blackouts, Flood Damage in Her Wake
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- As the most powerful
storm to hit the U.S. Northeast in a generation rolled toward
Canada Wednesday morning, it leaves behind at least 51 dead and
millions without power in the cities and towns that were unlucky
enough to be in its path.