Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children covered by Medicaid, the publicly funded insurance program for the poor, visit the emergency room for medical care far more often than uninsured or privately insured youngsters, a U.S. survey finds.
Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents of obese children often don't view their kids as unhealthy or recognize the health consequences of excess weight or inactivity, according to a new study.
Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young children with strong reading skills may be on a fast track to a brighter future, a new study suggests.
Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped
WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A powerful drug combo may not be as effective against cystic fibrosis as previously thought. New lab research on human cells suggests that one of the medications might stop the other from working properly.
Dogs Can Get Jealous, Too
WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) --
Jealousy may not be the sole domain of humans, with new research showing dogs can get downright possessive when it comes to the love of their master.
Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer
WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Zydelig (idelalisib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat relapsed forms of blood cancer, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (FL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL), the FDA said Wednesday in a news release.