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Health Tip: Safe Sleep For Babies

Health Tip: Safe Sleep For Babies

(HealthDay News) — Putting baby in unsafe sleep conditions can be deadly, but is done all too often, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Latest Healthy Kids News In fact, there are more than 3,500 sleep-related deaths among infants in the United States each year. To keep your baby safer while sleeping, the […]

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U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year High

U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year High

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Suicide rates among teens and young adults have reached their highest point in nearly two decades, a new study reports. Suicides among teens have especially spiked, with an annual percentage change of 10% between 2014 and 2017 for 15- to […]

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WinCo Foods Recalls Frozen Raspberries for Norovirus Threat

WinCo Foods Recalls Frozen Raspberries for Norovirus Threat

TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — WinCo Foods has recalled frozen raspberries due to potential norovirus contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. Latest Infectious Disease News The recall is for 12-ounce bags of WinCo frozen red raspberries, UPC 0 70552 30501 4, Best By Code Feb/13/2021, and lot number 4045902. The product […]

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A-Fib Can Raise Dementia Risk, Even in Absence of Stroke

A-Fib Can Raise Dementia Risk, Even in Absence of Stroke

Latest Heart News TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many aging Americans have the common heart rhythm disorder known as atrial fibrillation, or “a-fib.” Now comes the sobering news that it might raise their odds for dementia. The Korean study couldn’t prove cause and effect, but researchers noted that the link between a-fib and […]

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FDA Approves Victoza Injection for Children 10 Years and Older

FDA Approves Victoza Injection for Children 10 Years and Older

Latest Diabetes News TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Victoza (liraglutide) injection is now approved to treat type 2 diabetes in children 10 years and older, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced. Approved to treat type 2 diabetes in adults in 2010, Victoza is the first noninsulin drug to be approved to treat […]

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Diabetic Neuropathy Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ

Diabetic Neuropathy Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ

What is diabetic peripheral neuropathy? The terms “diabetic peripheral neuropathy” or “diabetic neuropathy” refer to nerve damage as a result of diabetes. Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that primarily affects the arms and legs and causes numbness, loss of sensation, and pain, tingling, or burning sensations. About 50% of people with diabetes have a form […]

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How to Head Off a Pain in the Neck

How to Head Off a Pain in the Neck

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Neck pain can sneak up on you over time. While it can be caused by an accident or injury, your everyday posture and body mechanics can also be to blame, from the way you carry a shoulder bag, cradle your […]