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December 08, 2014

Health Tip: Prepare Before You Drive in Winter

(HealthDay News) -- Icy, wet and slippery winter roads pose serious driving hazards, but some preparation before you leave can help you stay safe.

Health Tip: Losing Your Hair?

(HealthDay News) -- Shedding hair can be a genetic trait, but it can also be a sign of physical or mental distress.

Some NFL Players Use Unproven Stem Cell Therapies: Report

MONDAY, Dec. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some professional football players are seeking unproven stem cell therapies to speed their recovery from injuries. But experts are concerned that they may be unaware of the potential risks, a new report shows.

Hard Hit to Chest Triggered Irregular Heartbeat in Teen Football Player

MONDAY, Dec. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A hard hit to the chest during a football game resulted in three days of an irregular heart rhythm for a 16-year-old player, researchers report in a new case study.

Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Shows Promise in Small Trial

SATURDAY, Dec. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a small new trial, a form of treatment based on the body's immune system appears to be helping patients with Hodgkin lymphoma for whom other treatments had failed.

Health Highlights: Dec. 8, 2014

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

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