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Health Tip: Recognizing Bedbug Bites

Health Tip: Recognizing Bedbug Bites

(HealthDay News) — Bedbugs are small, parasitic insects that feed on the blood of people and animals. Because the bites of many bugs are similar, bedbug bites can be difficult to distinguish. Latest Skin News Generally, bedbug bites are: Red with a darker red spot in the middle. Arranged in a line or cluster. Generally […]

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When Meds Are Free, Patients Take Them More Often

When Meds Are Free, Patients Take Them More Often

Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, Oct. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Patients are much more likely to take essential medications if they’re free, a new Canadian study finds. It included nearly 800 patients at nine primary care sites in the province of Ontario, who were prescribed 128 essential medications such as antibiotics, pain relievers, […]

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Ovulation Date Calculator

Ovulation Date Calculator

How to use this ovulation calendar (calculator) tool Pick a date on the calendar that matches the day you started your last period The calendar will display your estimated ovulation date, marking it in red. The days leading up to your ovulation date will appear marked in purple; those are the days you are likely […]

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Eating Disorders Linked to Suicide Risk

Eating Disorders Linked to Suicide Risk

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Oct. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Eating disorders, serious medical conditions that few report, may trigger suicide attempts, three new studies show. Research lead by Tomoko Udo, an assistant professor of health policy, management and behavior at the University at Albany, State University of New York, found that only half […]

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Raising a Child With ADHD Can Test a Parent

Raising a Child With ADHD Can Test a Parent

Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, Oct. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Parenting can be tough business, but when your child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) the task can often be overwhelming. Over time, that stress can give rise to a certain amount of friction between the parent and child, one expert notes. Dara Babinski, […]

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Ebola Scare in Sweden Sparked by Patient With Fever

Ebola Scare in Sweden Sparked by Patient With Fever

By Peter Schelden on 10/09/2019 2:58 PM Latest Infectious Disease News Source: MedicineNet Health News After being kept in isolation for safety, an anonymous patient in southern Sweden tested negative for Ebola virus Tuesday, according to Skane University Hospital in Malmö. Ebola tests were ordered based on where the feverish patient had been staying, according […]