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December 15, 2014

Health Tip: Be Aware of Icy Spots

(HealthDay News) -- Anyone can slip and fall on an unseen icy spot. So it's important to be aware of frozen patches as soon as the weather is near or below freezing.

Health Tip: Watch for Food Allergies

(HealthDay News) -- Food allergies can make holiday parties worrisome, but there are steps you can take to protect yourself.

Vaccinating Schoolkids Cuts Flu in Communities: Study

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Giving flu shots to schoolchildren also protects others, a new study finds.

E-Cigarette Use May Be Rising Among Teens

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly a third of Hawaiian high school students have tried e-cigarettes, new research suggests.

Obese Kids' Brains Show Stronger Response to Sugar: Study

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The brains of obese children have a stronger response to sugar than those of kids with a healthy weight, a new study says.

Medication Linked to Fewer Injuries in Kids With ADHD

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) --Taking medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might reduce the risk of young patients accidentally injuring themselves, new research suggests.

Health Highlights: Dec. 15, 2014

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

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