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August 17, 2015

City Grime Releases Pollutant When Exposed to Sunlight: Study

MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sunlight causes grime on city buildings, statues and other outdoor surfaces to release chemicals that create smog, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Eat Responsibly

(HealthDay News) -- A healthy lifestyle requires a sustainable, responsible approach to eating that makes allowances for your needs, preferences and even celebrations.

Health Tip: Talking to Your Child About Eating Disorders

(HealthDay News) -- If you're concerned that your child may have an eating disorder, having the conversation can be difficult.

FDA Could Approve First Female Libido Pill Soon

MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration could soon approve a controversial drug aimed at boosting libido in women.

Deadly Skin Cancer More Common in Organ Transplant Recipients: Study

MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who've received organ transplants may face an increased risk for the deadly skin cancer melanoma, a new study suggests.

Neglecting Teen Health May Lead to Bigger Problems as Adults

MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in five teens has specific health care needs that are not receiving attention, and this may set them up for poorer physical and mental health in adulthood, a new study contends.

Kids' Risky Behaviors a Concern in Some Military Families

MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children in U.S. military families are more likely to engage in risky behaviors and to be bullied than those in civilian families, a new study finds.

Florida Laws May Help Lower Abuse of Prescription Painkillers

MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New legislation designed to rein in prescription narcotic abuse in the state of Florida has prompted a small, but quick decrease in narcotic painkiller prescriptions, a new investigation reveals.

Health Highlights: Aug 17, 2015

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

Searing Heat, High Humidity a Threat to Your Health

MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hot, humid weather will blanket much of the eastern United States the first half of this week, putting millions of people at risk for heat-related health problems.

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