Child Vaccinations Up, CDC SaysAccording to the CDC, median coverage neared 95% for vaccines required for kindergarten entry, including increases in coverage for measles, mumps and rubella since last year.
Dentist Over Emergency Room For Mouth-Related IssuesThe emergency room can handle just about anything, but for mouth-related issues your dentist is the better option.
Women’s Stronger Verbal Skills May Mask Early Signs Of Alzheimer’s DiseaseA new report in the Journal Neurology finds this verbal advantage can be important later in life. Women's advantage over men in verbal memory skills may mask early-stage Alzheimer's Disease.
Don't Forget To Check Expiration Dates Of MedicationsIt is a common mistake that many people make. They don't check the expiration dates of medications in their medicine cabinets.
Study Finds Link Between Child Abuse And Teen PregnancyThe impact of physical and psychological abuse on children can not be overstated. The effects can be lifelong and without counseling and support it can lead to serious issues for the victim. One of the most glaring examples is teen pregnancy.
The Biobehavioral Study Of Eating And WeightWhen it comes to losing weight, scientists writing in the Journal Obesity say that this behavioral approach can have a major role in helping people achieve their goals.
What Impact Does Stress On Your Memory?Scientists are pointing to a study in Sweden which has linked psychosocial stressors in midlife to dementia later in life.
Childhood Hypertension Associated With Cognitive Issues, Researchers FindThere is news from the Journal of Pediatrics which finds that children with untreated primary hypertension turned in lower scores on tests measuring verbal and visual learning, and recall and verbal reasoning.
Teens Not Getting Enough Exercise, Researchers SayIn the article, the authors find far too many U.S. high school students engage in low levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity.
New Tool Could Help Diagnose Concussion-Linked Brain DiseaseIt is a sad truth, but some of the best research in concussions and chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE is being done on the brains of NFL players.
Safe Labor Day Weekend GrillingIt is one of the best parts of summer, but there is one thing you should keep in mind as you fire up the grill.
Handlebar Palsy For BikersThe problem is particularly serious in mountain bikers.