Health Tip: Packing Food for a Road Trip
(HealthDay News) -- If you're heading out on a road trip, it's a
good idea to bring healthy snacks. But you should take steps to
make sure you and your family don't get sick along the way.
'Western' Diet Not the Way to Age Well
WEDNESDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) -- A new British study
provides further evidence that eating a so-called "Western" diet
may not be good for you in the long run.
Vitamin D May Help Prevent Uterine Fibroids
WEDNESDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) -- Women with adequate
levels of vitamin D are less likely to develop uterine fibroids
than those with insufficient levels, a new study finds.
Helping Children Make Sense of the Senseless
TUESDAY, April 16 (HealthDay News) -- It's the day after the
Boston Marathon bombings and three people are dead, including an
8-year-old boy who came to cheer on friends during the race. The
boy's mother and sister are both seriously injured. A nation is on
edge -- again. And parents are wondering what to tell their young
children and how to help them cope with the carnage.
FDA Approves 'Abuse-Deterrent' Label for New Oxycontin
TUESDAY, April 16 (HealthDay News) -- In an effort to help curb
the epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse, the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration on Tuesday said it is approving new labeling
for a reformulated version of Oxycontin that its maker claims will
be harder to abuse.
Prepared for Trauma, Overwhelmed by Carnage
WEDNESDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) -- It was an uneventful
early afternoon on Monday in the emergency departments at Boston
area hospitals. Staffs were working purposefully, efficiently
through routine caseloads.