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June 25, 2014

Health Tip: Drink Lots of Fluids This Summer

(HealthDay News) -- Drinking fluids regularly when the weather is hot can help prevent dehydration.

Health Tip: Use Lawn Mowers Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Lawn mowers can be dangerous machines if used incorrectly. Following a few safety guidelines can help reduce the risk of accidents and injuries.

Persistent Cough in Kids Can Often Be Whooping Cough

WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One-fifth of British school-age children who visit their doctors because of a persistent cough are diagnosed with whooping cough, according to a new study.

Former NFL Players May Be Plagued With Chronic Headaches

TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some retired NFL players live with nearly constant headaches, and their misery is frequently punctuated with skull-splitting migraines, a new study reports.

Adults With Asperger Syndrome May Have Higher Suicide Risk

TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with the milder form of autism known as Asperger syndrome are much more likely to think about and attempt suicide than those in the general population, a new British study suggests.

Natural Conception Later in Life Tied to Longer Life for Women

WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who naturally have babies after age 33 tend to live longer than those who had their last child before age 30, a new study finds.

Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence: CDC

WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 50 percent of older Americans struggle with incontinence, a new government report released Wednesday shows.

Health Highlights: June 25, 2014

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

1 in 10 U.S. Beaches Fails Bacteria Test, Survey Finds

WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Swimmers, take heed: Ten percent of water samples taken from U.S. coastal and lake beaches fail to meet safety standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a new report finds.

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