What to Do When Lightning Strikes
FRIDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- Imagine you're a coach with a
dugout full of Little Leaguers, and a storm strikes. You hear
thunder. Many parents dropped off their kids and aren't there, and
the school next to the field is locked. How do you get the kids to
Lightning Survivor Describes Her Ordeal
FRIDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- Susanne LaRiviere was working
on a movie set in Malaysia when she and a friend decided to spend a
long holiday weekend on the island of Pangkor Laut in a type of
local resort called "sea villas."
Health Tip: Prepare for a Camping Trip
(HealthDay News) -- Preparing for your next camping trip should
include focusing on what to pack. This bit of preparation should
lead to a less stressful, more enjoyable experience for
FDA Panel Votes to Change Tight Restrictions on Diabetes Drug Avandia
THURSDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- An expert advisory panel to
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted narrowly Thursday to
recommend changing tough safety restrictions on the diabetes drug
Avandia, which was all but banned nearly two years ago because of
reported links to heart problems.
For Alzheimer's Caregivers, a Much-Needed Break
FRIDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- Day care centers for people
with Alzheimer's disease can give their spouses and other family
caregivers a much needed source of stress relief, a new study
Women Better at Remembering Faces, Study Finds
FRIDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- Women are better at
remembering faces than men, according to a new study, partly
because they spend more time studying facial features without being
aware of it.
Sleepy Men Might See Sexual Come-Ons Where None Exist
FRIDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- You may have heard of "beer
goggles" -- a sly way of describing how people seem to become less
picky about potential sex partners when they've had a few drinks.
Now, a new study suggests something similar happens to men when
they're sleepy: They're slightly more likely to interpret signals
from women as sexual come-ons.