August 26, 2014
Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA
As the fall sports
season starts and young players face the risk of concussions, the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that dietary supplements
that claim to prevent, treat or cure concussions are untested,
unproven and possibly dangerous.
Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says
Joining a number of
other health agencies, the United Nations' World Health
Organization (WHO) on Tuesday recommended that countries regulate
electronic cigarettes and ban their use indoors until studies prove
that "vaping" is harmless to bystanders.
Health Tip: Did You Bruise a Muscle?
Most of the time, a bruised muscle isn't a
serious injury. But it can be a painful nuisance, especially among
athletes and others who exercise frequently.