September 22, 2011
Less Play Time = More Troubled Kids, Experts
From hide-and-seek to
tearing around the neighborhood with friends, playing is one of the
hallmarks of childhood. But in this era of hyper-vigilant
parenting, researchers find that children in the United States have
far less time to play than kids of 50 years ago, a trend that may
have serious consequences for their development and mental
Cardiac Rehab May Cut Risk Factors After
A cardiac rehabilitation
program appeared to reduce some of the risk factors for a second
stroke among patients who have suffered mild strokes or the
mini-strokes known as transient ischemic attacks (TIA), researchers
Infections Linked to Swimming, Drinking Water:
There were 134 waterborne
disease outbreaks associated with swimming pools and other
recreational water in the United States in 2007-08, and 36
outbreaks associated with drinking water, according to two federal
reports released Thursday.
Asthma Inhaler Primatene Mist Going Off the
inhalers containing chloroflouorocarbons (CFCs), which can damage
the ozone layer, will not be made or sold after Dec. 31, the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday.