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September 11, 2013

Health Tip: Climbing at the Playground

(HealthDay News) -- Playgrounds offer plenty of chances for active little ones to climb, but it's important for parents to minimize the risk of falls and injuries.

Health Tip: Ride a Horse Safely

(HealthDay News) -- If riding a horse is your thing, it's a good idea to brush up on basic safety rules and to make sure you're wearing the right equipment.

Lying in Virtual World Can Be Spotted, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11 (HealthDay News) -- When people lie while texting, using social media or instant messaging, they take longer to reply, make more edits and write shorter responses, researchers say.

Young People May Respond Better to Upbeat Health Messages

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Health and safety campaigns with positive messages might better persuade young people to avoid risky behaviors such as smoking and unprotected sex than campaigns that highlight health dangers, a new study suggests.

Racial and Ethnic Differences Seen in Survival, Care Needs With Certain Strokes

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Among patients with a certain type of bleeding stroke, racial and ethnic differences exist in their outcomes, a large new study finds.

Nearly 60 Percent of Uterine Cancer Cases Preventable: Report

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Regular physical activity and maintaining a healthy weight can prevent three of every five new cases of endometrial cancer in the United States, according to a new review of scientific evidence.

Health Highlights: Sept. 11, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

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