Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement
FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women of childbearing age in the United States should be encouraged to maintain better oral care and visit the dentist routinely, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C.
FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to firearm deaths, Hawaii has the fewest gun deaths in the United States, while the District of Columbia has the highest, according to new research.
Health Tip: Beware of Household Chemicals
(HealthDay News) -- Many common household items are dangerous if
children get to them, so it's important to know where the danger
lies and to keep such items securely stored.
Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs
THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Rising temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean may be allowing certain tropical fish to spread to shallow waters that are becoming warmer, an expansion that could pose a significant threat to coral reefs, ecologists report.
Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC
THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Less than half of all Americans got a flu shot last year, so U.S. health officials on Thursday urged that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated for the coming flu season.
Scientists Studying Sickle Cell Trait
THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers are trying to learn more about a condition called sickle cell trait, which can cause sudden death in young athletes.
New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report
THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a sign that the
Ebola outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread faster than
ever, the World Health Organization said Thursday that more than
700 new cases of the deadly viral infection were reported in just