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June 16, 2015

Health Tip: Watch for Playground Burns

(HealthDay News) -- Playground burns from hot equipment are common, and they can occur even on days that aren't very hot.

Health Tip: Dealing With a Disrespectful Child

(HealthDay News) -- While occasionally acting out can be a normal part of growing up, frequent disobedience on the part of a child is a problem.

Latest Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare Looms

TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans who bought health insurance under Obamacare will soon learn the fate of billions of dollars in federal tax credits that keep their monthly health plan premiums affordable.

Short Boys Three Times More Likely to Get Growth Hormone: Study

TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Short boys are much more likely than short girls to receive growth hormones, a new study finds.

Extreme 'Preemie' Infants at No Higher Risk If Included in Clinical Trials

TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Extremely premature infants who take part in randomized clinical trials don't have worse outcomes while in the hospital compared to those who aren't part of such research, a new study finds.

Legalizing Medical Marijuana May Not Raise Pot Use by Teens: Study

TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When states legalize medical marijuana, this does not lead to greater use of the drug by teens, a new study suggests.

Many Americans Ill-Informed About Heart Failure: Survey

TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Large gaps exist in Americans' knowledge about heart failure, even though nearly 6 million people nationwide have it, a new survey finds.

More Research Hints at Chocolate's Heart Benefits

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating milk chocolate or dark chocolate regularly may lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: June 16, 2015

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

FDA Tells Food Industry to Stop Using Artificial Trans Fats

TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a move that it says is designed to protect the heart health of Americans, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that food manufacturers have three years to remove artificial trans fats from the nation's food supply.

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