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HealthDay News - March 07, 2016

Health Tip: If You Have Bad Breath

(HealthDay News) -- What's causing your bad breath?

Health Tip: Soothe Your Child's Mood With Music

(HealthDay News) -- Music has a powerful influence over mood, and it can be helpful for a child who feels anxious or has difficulty focusing.

Head Lice No Cause for Panic, Expert Says

MONDAY, March 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Most parents have at one time or another received the dreaded school notice: a case of head lice has been detected in your child's class.

Chemical-Free Cosmetics May Be Safer for Teen Girls, Study Suggests

MONDAY, March 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Switching to chemical-free cosmetics and shampoos quickly lowers levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals in the bodies of teen girls, a new study reports.

Football's Concussion-Prevention Efforts May Be Spurring More Leg Injuries

MONDAY, March 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Concussion-prevention rules for college football players may have led to an unintended consequence -- an increase in knee, thigh and ankle injuries among players, new research suggests.

Health Highlights: March 7, 2016

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

Simple Changes in Bad Neighborhoods Might Lower Teen Murder Rates

MONDAY, March 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sprucing up inner-city neighborhoods might at least help lower teen homicide rates, a new study suggests.

Idelvion Approved for Hemophilia B

MONDAY, March 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Idelvion has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to replace a deficient blood clotting factor among people with hemophilia B.