April 17, 20134172013
Health Tip: Packing Food for a Road Trip
If you're heading out on a road trip, it's a
good idea to bring healthy snacks. But you should take steps to
make sure you and your family don't get sick along the way.
Helping Children Make Sense of the Senseless
It's the day after the
Boston Marathon bombings and three people are dead, including an
8-year-old boy who came to cheer on friends during the race. The
boy's mother and sister are both seriously injured. A nation is on
edge -- again. And parents are wondering what to tell their young
children and how to help them cope with the carnage.
FDA Approves 'Abuse-Deterrent' Label for New Oxycontin
In an effort to help curb
the epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse, the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration on Tuesday said it is approving new labeling
for a reformulated version of Oxycontin that its maker claims will
be harder to abuse.
Prepared for Trauma, Overwhelmed by Carnage
It was an uneventful
early afternoon on Monday in the emergency departments at Boston
area hospitals. Staffs were working purposefully, efficiently
through routine caseloads.