Health Tip: Managing Dry Eyes
(HealthDay News) -- Dry eye occurs when you don't produce enough
tears to keep the eyes lubricated. The problem can cause discomfort
and affect vision.
Type 1 Diabetes Up 70 Percent in Kids, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have documented a
startling rise in the rate of type 1 diabetes in one city:
Diagnoses in kids younger than 5 jumped by 70 percent between 1985
and 2004 in Philadelphia.
Day Care May Not Raise Behavior Woes in Kids After All
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who send their
children to day care may be able to breathe a sigh of relief. New
research finds that children in child care do not have an increased
risk of behavioral problems.
A Pill So People With Celiac Disease Can Eat Freely?
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- For people with celiac
disease, everyday foods such as bread, pizza crust and muffins are
potential enemies. But scientists anticipate that some day a simple
pill could help prevent the digestive upsets caused by ingesting
the gluten in wheat, rye or barley products.
Winter Storm Hazard: Snowblower Injuries
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The massive winter storm
battering the northeastern United States means that many people
will be using snowblowers to clear snow from their driveways and