Today's Health News

Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says

November 25, 2014 Rules also apply to theater popcorn, bakeries and ice cream parlors

FDA Panel Says Steroid Shots for Back Pain Can Continue

November 25, 2014 Advisory group decided against any new warning label being added to the controversial medicine

Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says

November 25, 2014 U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care

Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention

November 25, 2014 Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes

ER Visits on the Rise, Study Reports

November 25, 2014 About 96 percent of patients need medical care within two hours

Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies

November 25, 2014 But finding is too preliminary to say it causes the deadly condition, experts say

Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs?

November 25, 2014 Study suggests class of meds upset healthy balance of bacteria in the gut

Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk

November 25, 2014 Six hours a week of household chores or commuting seem protective, study finds

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

November 25, 2014 Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers

Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness

November 25, 2014 Full-time program for youngest tots boosts test scores, attendance: study

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