December 19, 2011
Choosing a Toy? Think 'Kid-Powered'
Most parents who come into
Top Ten Toys in Seattle are concerned about the safety of the toys
they buy, asking about toxins like lead and chemicals in plastics
like BPAs, the store's buyer/manager, Kathie Dockstader, said.
Obesity Linked to Lower Paychecks
Obese Americans have smaller
paychecks than those who aren't overweight, and this difference is
especially strong among women, a new study finds.
Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Macular
Macular degeneration is a disease of the
eye's macula, the portion responsible for your ability to see fine
detail. Age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of vision
loss, affects many people as they get older.
Previous Cancer May Up Melanoma Risk
A new study finds that
cancer survivors are at increased risk for cutaneous melanoma, one
of the most aggressive forms of skin cancer. The highest risk is
among those previously diagnosed with melanoma.
Endometriosis Tied to Higher Risk of Crohn's,
Women with endometriosis may
be up to 80 percent more likely to develop inflammatory bowel
disease such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis compared to
women without the uterine disorder, according to a new long-term