New Clues to Huge Jump in U.S. Mosquito Population
TUESDAY, Dec. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research hints at
why the number of mosquitoes has jumped 10-fold in the past 50
years in certain U.S. states: Increased urbanization and shrinking
levels of the pesticide DDT in the environment could be major
Patient Safety May Drop During Doc Rotations
TUESDAY, Dec. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hospitalized patients
who are handed off by their original medical team to a new set of
caregivers may ultimately face a higher risk of early death, new
Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates
MONDAY, Dec. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Brazilian bikini waxing
and similar forms of personal grooming may be all the rage, but
they come with a heightened risk of acquiring a sexually
transmitted disease, new research suggests.
Baby Boomers Going to Pot
TUESDAY, Dec. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More older Americans
are rolling joints or firing up their bongs, a new study on
marijuana use finds.
Rare Infant Seizure Disorder Often Missed
TUESDAY, Dec. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many infants with a
rare form of epilepsy known as infantile spasms aren't promptly
diagnosed, and that delay can lead to devastating health
consequences, new research indicates.