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October 26, 2013

Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Up Among Hospitalized Kids: Study

SATURDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Hospitalized children are developing antibiotic-resistant staph infections of their musculoskeletal systems in rising numbers, resulting in longer hospital stays, more surgeries and other related complications, a new study finds.

Too Few Kids Follow Bike Helmet Laws, Study Finds

SATURDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Helmets are worn by only about one in 10 Los Angeles County children involved in bicycle accidents, despite a state law that requires helmets for riders under age 18, a new study finds.

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