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November 29, 2013

Thousands of Dangerous Erection Cases Seen in ERs Each Year, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that thousands of men seek care in U.S. emergency rooms each year for the painful condition known as priapism -- an erection that lasts too long and threatens to permanently harm the penis.

Health Tip: Practice Safe Snowboarding

(HealthDay News) -- Snowboarding, like any snow sport, can be dangerous if you fail to take a few precautions.

Distracted-Driving Deaths of Pedestrians, Cyclists Up in U.S., Study Finds

FRIDAY, Nov. 29, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- American pedestrians and bicyclists are being killed by distracted drivers in increasing numbers, a new study finds.

Health Tip: When Antibiotics Aren'tthe Answer

(HealthDay News) -- An antibiotic isn't appropriate for treating all infections, unless the illness is caused by bacteria.

Heavy Drinking Can Dry Up a Marriage If One Spouse Abstains

FRIDAY, Nov. 29, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Heavy drinking by one partner in a marriage increases the risk of divorce, but that's not the case if both spouses are heavy drinkers, a new study finds.

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