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  • 10 Health Tips to Help Reduce Falls in Seniors

    10 Health Tips to Help Reduce Falls Falling is costly. Falls cause both physical and economical tolls in senior populations. The medical costs linked to injuries sustained from falls in adults over 65 was $30 billion in 2010, according to the Centers...
  • Teens bullying less -- but more are carrying weapons, new study says

    Teens bullying less -- but more are carrying weapons, new study says
    It's hard to imagine a starker good news/bad news scenario than the one spelled out in a new national study on bullying. First, the good: The number of students in 6th through 10th grades who reported being bullied at least twice in a month fell from...
  • FDA approves device to treat migraine headaches

    FDA approves device to treat migraine headaches
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the marketing of an electronic medical device intended to treat migraine headaches. In an announcement released Tuesday, officials said the transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, or TENS, device...
  • L.A. surgeons implant device to help deaf 3-year-old hear

    L.A. surgeons implant device to help deaf 3-year-old hear
    After a roughly six-hour operation, surgeons at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have successfully inserted a device in the brain stem of a deaf 3-year-old boy in the hope that it will help him to hear. The operation, the first in a clinical...
  • Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer

    Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer
    At a lab on the edge of the Johns Hopkins University's East Baltimore medical campus, researchers grow tumors on mice so they can try and cure them. But one day, the cancer wouldn't grow. They tried again and again for months. Figuring there must be...
  • U.S. agencies learning clarity

    U.S. agencies learning clarity
    It isn't often that one hears the word "stellar" used to describe a federal form. Nevertheless, that's the term Annetta Cheek, a leading advocate of clarity in how government communicates with citizens, uses to praise the form that took the Grand...
  • Participants needed for U. of Md. hearing study [Senior Circles]

    A friend of mine who is a federal retiree uses hearing aids. We meet once a month for breakfast at a restaurant, which sometimes can be very noisy, with clanging of pots and dropped dishes. These noises are bothersome to me but when they occur, I can...
  • Resveratrol in the diet is no help at all, study says

    Resveratrol in the diet is no help at all, study says
    So you've been feeling virtuous quaffing red wine, nibbling on dark chocolate and popping grapes, thinking you're reaping the life-extending, disease-fighting, health-promoting benefits of resveratrol. You'll need to think again, suggests a new study,...
  • New promise for migraine sufferers

    New promise for migraine sufferers
    Migraine disorder is an elephant in the room of medicine, says Dr. Andrew Charles, professor of neurology and director of the Headache Research and Treatment Program at UCLA. "All physicians — anybody in any kind of medical practice — knows...
  • Chew on this: Help your children develop good dental habits

    Source: NIH News in Health whatdoctorsknow.com Teeth help us bite, chew, speak clearly and smile. Even babies need healthy teeth. But teeth need proper care to stay healthy and strong. It's never too early to start on the path to good dental health....
  • Bright light - early and often - linked to lower BMI, study finds

    Bright light - early and often - linked to lower BMI, study finds
    To maximize your chances of fighting flab, new research offers some simple advice: Wake up early and go outside. People who loaded up on light exposure at the beginning of the day were most likely to have a lower body mass index, according to a study...