Stressed? Try Sniffing Your Partner's T- Shirt

TUESDAY, Jan. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Need to travel for work? Have an important job interview coming up? Consider tucking a shirt from your partner into your bag. Sniffing it just might help you relax. It seems that the scent of a…

Blood Banks Need January Donors

TUESDAY, Jan. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Want to make a difference right now? Consider donating some blood. That's the suggestion of experts from Penn State Health's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Blood bank supplies tend to be…

Life in Poor Neighborhoods Is Hard on the Heart

TUESDAY, Jan. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Where you live could influence how likely you are to develop heart failure, a new U.S. study suggests. In addition to people's income and education level, the neighborhood in which they lived helped…

The Opioid Crisis' Hidden Victims: Children in Foster Care

MONDAY, Jan. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As the opioid epidemic continues to grip the United States, the toll on the littlest victims -- the children of addicts -- is mounting, new research shows. "There are many negative aspects to the…

The Opioid Crisis' Hidden Victims: Children in Foster Care

MONDAY, Jan. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As the opioid epidemic continues to grip the United States, the toll on the littlest victims -- the children of addicts -- is mounting, new research shows. "There are many negative aspects to the…

What to Do if Your Child Has Chickenpox

MONDAY, Jan. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Have a child with chickenpox? Don't despair. There are a number of things you can do to care for a child with this disease. "For most healthy children, chickenpox clears on its own without treatment,"…

What to Do if Your Child Has Chickenpox

MONDAY, Jan. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Have a child with chickenpox? Don't despair. There are a number of things you can do to care for a child with this disease. "For most healthy children, chickenpox clears on its own without treatment,"…

Child Death Rate Higher in U.S. Than Other Wealthy Nations

MONDAY, Jan. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The United States has had the smallest decline in child death rates among wealthy nations over the past 50 years, despite spending more on health care per child than the other countries, a new study finds. Researchers…

Fewer of America's Poor Kids Are Becoming Obese

MONDAY, Jan. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity rates among poor kids may be declining, U.S. health officials report. The number of severely obese 2- to 4-year-olds enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants…

Apple Investors Press for Parental Controls on iPhones

MONDAY, Jan. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Parents aren't the only ones worried about their kids' smartphone habits. Some big Apple investors want the iPhone developer to make it easier for Mom and Dad to manage their children's phone time. Apple…

Apple Investors Press for Parental Controls on iPhones

MONDAY, Jan. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Parents aren't the only ones worried about their kids' smartphone habits. Some big Apple investors want the iPhone developer to make it easier for Mom and Dad to manage their children's phone time. Apple…

Working Night Shift May Raise Women's Odds for Cancer

MONDAY, Jan. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Women who pull the night shift regularly might be at greater risk for a number of cancers, new research suggests. "Our study indicates that night-shift work serves as a risk factor for common cancers…