August 08, 2011
Health Tip: Treating an Earache
Ear infections can cause big pain in little
ears. But you and your child's doctor can take steps to help ease
the pain and discomfort.
Early Morning Smoking Riskier For Cancer
Smokers who light up right
after they wake up in the morning may be at greater risk for lung,
head and neck cancers than those who wait longer before having
their first cigarette of the day, a new study finds.
Are Kids Brown-Bagging Bacteria?
Despite parents' best
intentions, many school lunches packed at home may reach unsafe
temperatures by the time a child eats, and that's true even when
lunches are packed in an insulated container with ice packs.
Life-Threatening Leg Clots Run in Families, Study
People who have two or more
siblings who have suffered blood clots in deep veins such as those
in the legs and pelvis -- a disease known as venous thromboembolism
(VTE) -- have a relative risk 50 times higher for developing such
clots themselves, Swedish researchers report.