HealthDay News: Respiratory
Leeches Help Save Woman's Ear After Pit Bull Mauling
A savage pit bull attack results in the total dismembering of a teenage girl's ear. And though the ear remains fully intact, complications during the initial reattachment process raise the real risk she could lose her ear forever.
Younger Adults Hit Hardest This Flu Season
The H1N1 flu was the
predominant influenza strain in the United States this year, but it
packed a lot less punch than in 2009 when it caused a worldwide
pandemic, health officials report.
Report Questions Effectiveness of Flu Meds
No evidence exists to show that anti-flu medicines stockpiled by countries around the world protect people from the spread of flu or reduce related hospitalizations and complications, a new analysis contends.
Exercise May Curtail COPD Complications
Exercise might help reduce the risk of hospital readmission in people with a progressive lung condition called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study finds.