Temporarily Turning Blue Sometimes Normal for Babies, Doctors Say

April 25, 2016

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — It’s a heart-stopping moment experienced by many parents — they discover their baby has turned blue, is breathing irregularly, or won’t respond to a gentle wake-up nudge. Yet, mere seconds later the infant is back to normal.
Fortunately, these events are less dire than one might […]


Turning Blue Temporarily Sometimes Normal for Babies, Doctors Say

April 25, 2016

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — It’s a heart-stopping moment experienced by many parents — they discover their baby has turned blue, is breathing irregularly, or won’t respond to a gentle wake-up nudge. Yet, mere seconds later the infant is back to normal.
Fortunately, these events are less dire than one might […]


Turning Blue Temporarily Sometimes Normal for Babies, Doctors Say

April 25, 2016

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — It’s a heart-stopping moment experienced by many parents — they discover their baby has turned blue, is breathing irregularly, or won’t respond to a gentle wake-up nudge. Yet, mere seconds later the infant is back to normal.
Fortunately, these events are less dire than one might […]


Climate Change May Mean More Smoggy Days to Come: Study

April 21, 2016

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Climate change could cause many major American cities to experience more days with heavy ozone pollution in the coming decades, a new study predicts.
If emission rates continue unchecked, regions within the United States could experience between three and nine additional days of unhealthy ozone levels […]


Doctors Issue Call to Combat Climate Change

April 18, 2016

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, April 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Climate change is already harming people’s health by promoting illnesses linked to warmer temperatures and changing weather patterns, a leading group of U.S. doctors says in a new position paper.
As a result, the American College of Physicians (ACP) is calling for “aggressive, concerted” action to […]


Even Light Hookah Use May Cause Airway Problems

April 12, 2016

By Don RaufHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, April 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Some people believe smoking from a hookah is safe because smoke passes through water before being inhaled. But, a new study found that hookah smoking may actually be more dangerous than cigarettes.
The study found that young adults who are considered light hookah users have noticeable […]


Cleaner Air in California May Mean Healthier Kids: Study

April 12, 2016

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, April 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Southern California has cleaner air than it did 20 years ago, and children there may be breathing better because of it, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that as the smog over eight Los Angeles-area communities lessened, children became less likely to suffer from bronchitis, congestion […]


FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Medical Gloves

March 21, 2016

MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to ban most powdered medical gloves, saying they pose serious health risks to patients and health care providers alike.
The proposed ban, announced Monday, would apply to powdered surgeon’s gloves, powdered patient examination gloves and absorbable powder for lubricating a surgeon’s gloves.
“This […]


Exercise May Extend Lives of People With COPD

March 18, 2016

FRIDAY, March 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Regular exercise could help boost the survival of people who’ve left the hospital after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study finds.
“We know that physical activity can have a positive benefit for people with COPD and these findings confirm that it may reduce the risk of […]


As Weight Goes Up, So Does Asthma Risk

March 17, 2016

As weight rises, so too does the risk for asthma, U.S. health officials report.



Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,132,719 other followers

Powered by WordPress.com VIP