Oklahoma Tornadoes a Reminder to Be Prepared
TUESDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) -- The recent tornadoes that
devastated parts of Oklahoma, killing scores, should serve as a sad
reminder that you need to prepare for a natural disaster or severe
weather, experts say.
Can You Skip Antibiotics for Urinary Tract Infection?
TUESDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) -- Some women with symptoms of
a urinary tract infection may be able to skip the antibiotics
typically prescribed and have their symptoms improve or clear,
according to a new Dutch study.
Weather Doesn't Trigger Fibromyalgia Symptoms, Study Finds
TUESDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) -- Although some people with
fibromyalgia are sensitive to changes in temperature, sunshine and
precipitation, new research shows that weather conditions do not
affect the pain or fatigue associated with this chronic
Fewer Families Struggling to Pay Medical Bills: CDC
TUESDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) -- The proportion of families
in the United States that can't keep up with their medical bills
declined between 2011 and 2012, according to a report from the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But the news might not
necessarily be cause for celebration.
Listeria Food Poisoning Hits Elderly, Moms-to-Be Hardest: CDC
TUESDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) -- Soft cheese and raw produce
have caused many recent listeria outbreaks in the United States,
and at least 90 percent of cases typically occur among seniors,
pregnant women, newborns and people with weakened immune systems, a
new U.S. health report says.