April 07, 2010
Health Tip: Exposure to Lead
Lead is a heavy metal that's found in many
common sources. Prolonged exposure, particularly among children,
may damage developing brain, kidneys and other organs.
Middle-Age Americans Less Mobile Than Ever
that limit mobility are increasing among middle-age Americans, a
new study reports, and experts say the trend could have serious
long-term consequences for the U.S. health-care system.
'Electronic Nose' Sniffs Out Asthma
Using an artificial
breath-sensor system dubbed the "electronic nose," Italian
researchers were able to spot more cases of asthma than with
traditional diagnostic tools.