Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water
SATURDAY, July 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pools can provide much-needed relief from the summer heat, but kids can make themselves sick if they swallow too much chlorinated water, experts warn.
Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age
FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors are more
easily distracted during thinking and memory tasks than younger
people, a new study finds.
Human Brain Has Coping Mechanism for Dehydration
FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The human brain can
preserve oxygen to protect itself from the effects of dehydration,
a new study finds.
IRS Caps Fines on Uninsured Americans at $12K for Family of 5
FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. taxpayers who go
without health insurance this year will face fines of up to $2,448
per individual or $12,240 for a family of five, the Internal
Revenue Service says.
Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production
FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay -- Treatment for lymphoma may
lower men's fertility, new research indicates.
Rhymes Reveal Evidence of Learning in the Womb
FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Babies seem to learn
even before they're born, a new study suggests.
Genes May Be Key to Language Delay in Kids
FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Twins' genes may play
a greater role in language delay than their environment, according
to a new study.
Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds
FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although cervical
cancers are declining in the United States and Canada, other
cancers linked to human papillomavirus (HPV) are increasing, a new
Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'
FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Unlike children, the
vast majority of adults finish all of the food they put on their
plate at mealtime, according to a new study.
Health Highlights: July 25, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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