Crouse Health Online: Wellness is just a click away.
Share Share
  |  Connect with Us: 
large
med
small
Text Size
 

Health News



Health News for 10/30/14

October 30, 2014

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma

Wearing masks made of latex and taking hayrides are among the Halloween festivities that could be risky for children with asthma, according to the American Lung Association.
World Bank Pledges $100M More to Fight West Africa's Ebola Outbreak

The World Bank pledged Thursday an additional $100 million in the fight against the Ebola outbreak wreaking havoc in West Africa.
4 Steps Could Quell Ebola in West Africa, Researchers Say

A full-court press involving all public health tactics known to prevent Ebola transmission will be required to quell the current West African epidemic, a new study reports.
Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

There are clear differences in the brains of people with chronic fatigue syndrome and the brains of healthy people, new research indicates.
Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant

In the world of 21st-century medicine, organ transplantation is nothing new.
Frailty Tied to Lower Survival Rates After Kidney Transplant

Physical frailty may lead to worse five-year survival rates among kidney transplant patients, regardless of their age, a new study shows.
Would Alternative Payment Plan Cut Medical Bills?

New research supports replacing the traditional way of reimbursing doctors for care -- paying for each service provided -- with an alternative system that gives a set amount of money to health care organizations for patient care.
Health Highlights: Oct. 30, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Halloween Costumes

Halloween costumes may be scary and spooky, but they should still be safe. Parents should make sure costumes don't obstruct vision or increase the risk of falls.
Health Tip: Why People Seek Counseling

Counseling can be an effective way to deal with life's many problems and challenges.
FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis

A new vaccine that could help prevent some cases of life-threatening meningococcal disease was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday.
First Vaccine Approved for B Strains of Meningitis

The first vaccine to protect against a type of meningococcal bacteria that can cause meningitis has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Voters' Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines

Americans' opinions about the Affordable Care Act are sharply divided along political lines, a new study finds.
Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study

Many U.S. colleges have indoor tanning salons on or near campus, even though tanning increases the risk for skin cancer, researchers report.
High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

Eating a low-carb, high-fat diet could help control epilepsy that is difficult to treat, according to new research.

 

OF INTEREST:
 

Latest News

Crouse Hospital Appoints Chief Information Officer
more >

MedEx Bedside Prescription Delivery Service

Free service offers convenience, patient education at discharge.
more >

Weight Loss Surgery

Is it right for you? Attend a free information seminar held twice monthly.
more >

Quality at Crouse

See how Crouse Hospital strives to provide the best in patient care.
more >

Cheer Up That Special Someone

Say get well or welcome a new arrival with a gift purchased right at Crouse.

more >

Make an Online Donation Now

Your donation of any amount helps support Crouse services & programs in a meaningful way.
more >

Shop Online Now

Say get well, thinking of you or welcome new baby with a unique gift from the Crouse Gift Shop.

more >