Having a pet when you're a kid is awesome, but now it looks like cats have an extra benefit - they could offer protection against certain pulmonary conditions like bronchitis and pneumonia.
Before you rush off and buy your newborn an anti-asthma kitty, you should know there's a catch - if you happen to have mutated versions of a certain gene, feline fluff could also trigger eczema. So, yay or nay?Read the whole article
Micturition (or post-micturition) syncope is fainting during or, more commonly, immediately after urination due to a severe drop in blood pressure. Micturition syncope is most common in older men and usually occurs at night after a deep sleep. The exact cause of micturition syncope isn't fully understood. But it may be...Read More
There’s a quick and easy way to prevent 80 percent of cavities, but most kids don’t get it, federal health officials said Tuesday. The treatment, dental sealants, works well, but only 60 percent of kids who need sealants get them, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says....Read More
You're watching your weight, eating healthy and exercising. That's great. But there's something else you need to do. See your doctor for recommended vaccinations and screenings. By getting regular screenings you give your doctor a chance to detect problems early, when they're easiest to treat....Read More