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May 12, 2014
Health Tip: Shop Smart at Farmers Markets
(HealthDay News) -- A farmers market can help you load up on fresh, locally grown produce that's good for your health and budget.
Health Tip: Dealing With Baby's Gas
(HealthDay News) -- A gassy baby is a grumpy baby, but there are things parents can do to help alleviate the problem.
Smoking More Likely Among Teens Whose Parents Light Up
MONDAY, May 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teen children of heavy smokers are more likely to try cigarettes and to become heavy smokers themselves, a new study suggests.
Drug Therapy May Lower Odds That Kids With ADHD Will Smoke
MONDAY, May 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children taking medications to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) -- such as Adderall, Ritalin and Vyvanse -- are less likely to smoke, according to a new analysis.
Mild Electrical Zaps to Brain Induce 'Lucid Dreaming' in Study
SUNDAY, May 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A mild electrical jolt to the brain triggered lucid dreaming in young people, allowing them to become aware that they were dreaming and even gain some control over the plot of their dream.
Kids' Concussion Symptoms Can Linger Long After Injury: Study
MONDAY, May 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who suffer a concussion can have lingering effects long after the physical symptoms fade away, U.S. researchers report.
U.S. Cervical Cancer Rates Higher Than Thought
MONDAY, May 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that cervical cancer rates in the United States are much higher than previously reported, especially among women in their 60s and black women.
Car Crash Risk May Go Up During Pregnancy
MONDAY, May 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's risk of having a serious car accident may increase in her second trimester of pregnancy, a large new Canadian study suggests.
Health Highlights: May 12, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: