Many Parents Unaware of Teens' Abuse of ADHD Drugs
FRIDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- One in 10 teens admits to
using a prescription stimulant or amphetamine to boost their
performance in school, but most parents aren't aware of the scope
of the problem, a new study finds.
Health Tip: Using a Humidifier?
(HealthDay News) -- Running a humidifier during the dry months
may help moisturize sinus passages, but it can cause problems for
those with allergies.
Flip-Flops May Put You on Path to Foot Trouble
FRIDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- From poolside to an evening
out on the town, for many people, flip-flops have become a summer
staple. This popular style of footwear, however, may not be the
best choice for every situation, an expert warns.
Experimental Drugs Show Promise Against Prostate Cancer
FRIDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified a
new class of drugs that show promise for treating advanced prostate
cancer. The drugs, known as peptidomimetics, interfere with the
signaling necessary for prostate cancer cells to grow, according to
a new study.
Bullied Kids More Likely to Self-Harm as Teens
FRIDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- Children who are bullied in
elementary school are almost five times more likely to engage in
self-harm by the time they are teenagers, according to a new
Smaller Isn't Always Sexier for the Female Foot
FRIDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- Dainty, small feet have long
been presumed the ideal for females across much of the world, but a
tribe living in northern Sumatra in Indonesia beg to differ.
Smartphone Apps Can Make Workouts More Fun
FRIDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- You're jogging at a steady
pace, enjoying your favorite music through your headphones. Your
breath is short and your heart is pumping. Your legs feel like they
couldn't carry you any faster.
Medicare Solvent 2 Years Longer Than Expected: Report
FRIDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- The trust fund that finances
Medicare's hospital insurance coverage will remain solvent until
2026, two years longer than had been predicted previously,
according to a new report from the Medicare Trustees.