February 21, 20132212013
Health Tip: Reading to Baby
Reading to your infant can help baby develop
a lifelong love for books, and it can help your baby grow
intellectually and develop.
Study: Electronic Prescribing Cuts Medication Errors
Hospitals' use of
computerized ordering systems to process drug prescriptions
prevented 17 million drug errors in a single year in the United
States -- and this technology could prevent more than 50 million
drug errors a year if it were more widely used in hospitals,
according to a new study.
FDA Panel to Consider Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy
THURSDAY, Feb. 21 (HealthDay News) - A U.S. Food and Drug
Administration advisory panel will weigh on Friday the merits of a
new therapy for some people with epilepsy who have seizures that
don't respond to medication.
Too Much Sitting Linked to Chronic Health Problems
People who spend hours
each day without getting up and moving around should take heed: A
new study suggests that the more people sit each day, the greater
their risk for chronic health problems, such as cancer, diabetes
and heart disease.