March 04, 2011
Health Tip: What's Behind Iron Deficiency
Iron is an essential mineral that's present
in all cells. As a key component of hemoglobin in the blood, for
example, it helps carry oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the
Ready to Talk to Your Teen About Alcohol?
A free handbook to help
parents learn how to talk with their teens about alcohol is being
offered by the American College of Emergency Physicians and Mothers
Against Drunk Driving.
Extra Tests Not a Deterrent to Experimental Cancer
Cancer patients are willing
to tolerate multiple needle pokes, X-rays, ultrasounds, PET and CT
scans to receive advanced experimental treatments in early-stage
clinical trials, with some even amenable to extra tumor biopsies,
according to a new study.