FDA Approves First Device for Children With ADHD

The pocket-sized device is for use at home while a child is sleeping. It's connected by wire to a small patch placed on the child's forehead above the eyebrows, CNN reported.

Babies Still Dying Due to Unsafe Sleep Practices

While the rates of accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed are low, they're on the rise.

‘Superbugs’ Hang Out on Hospital Patients

In the study, researchers tested 399 hospital patients and found that 14% had superbugs on their hands or nostrils right after admission. Superbugs were also found on items commonly touched by patients, such as...

Heart Patients Pay the Price When Nearby Pharmacy Closes

Nearly 24% of patients whose pharmacies closed failed to refill their statin prescription during 12 months of follow-up, compared with nearly 13%  of those whose pharmacies remained open, the findings showed.

Girls’ Online Sex Experience May Spur Risk Offline

In addition, girls who had been mistreated prior to the study were more likely to experience physical violence and HIV risk.

Listeria Outbreak Linked to Deli Meats in 4 States

The illnesses in the outbreak, which first began more than two years ago, have been reported in Michigan, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Buyer Beware When Purchasing Medical Test Strips

Pre-owned test strips or test strips not authorized for sale in the United States may be sold online through Amazon, eBay and Craigslist, or directly from the seller, according to the FDA.

Even ‘Weekend Warriors’ Get a Boost To Life Span

The researchers classified them as "weekend warriors" if they exercised only one or two days a week, or as regularly active folks who spread their exercise out over the week.

Why a Knee Replacement Can Go Bad

Knee replacement is a common procedure most often used to treat pain and disability caused by osteoarthritis. Deep infection is a rare but serious complication that occurs in about 1% of knee replacement patients.

Replace Red Meat With Plant Protein for Heart Health

Your heart will thank you if you replace red meat with healthy plant proteins. Doing so will lower your odds for heart disease, according to a new study.
1,353FansLike
245FollowersFollow
3FollowersFollow

Don't miss