‘Humanitarian crisis’ in NHS hospitals, warns Red Cross – BBC...

BBC NewsThere is a "humanitarian crisis" in NHS hospitals in England, the British Red Cross has said. The charity said volunteers and staff had been helping patients get home from hospital and called for more government money to stabilise the...

New Guidelines Recommend Best Time To Introduce Peanuts To Babies...

Tech TimesAn expert panel wrote new guidelines that recommend the best time to feed peanut-based food to children. When should parents give babies peanut-containing foods to prevent food allergy?l ( Scott Olson | Getty Images ). Advertisement. An expert panel...

Never forget a face? That may be true now more...

Press-EnterpriseA Stanford-based study shows there's a part of mental function that continues to grow into adulthood: face recognition. , COURTESY PHOTO. Related article ยป. Conventional wisdom has held that our brain grows fastest in very early childhood and later in...

Put down that Q-tip, it’s only hurting your ear, say...

Charlotte ObserverIn this photo illustration shown are Johnson & Johnson cotton swabs in Philadelphia, Friday, Oct. 10, 2008. Matt Rourke ASSOCIATED PRESS. i. In this photo illustration shown are Johnson & Johnson cotton swabs in Philadelphia, Friday, Oct. 10, 2008.Listen...

Flu epidemic: state could soon step in to help –...

kgw.comThe Washington Department of Health hosted a conference call on Thursday afternoon, speaking to concerned doctors from across the state. The goal: to assess what counties are being hit hardest by this year's flu epidemic, and what additional state ...Flu...

Obama built his legacy on sand – New York Post

Obama built his legacy on sandNew York PostPresident Obama went up to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to counsel congressional Democrats on how to save ObamaCare. Or at least that's how his visit was billed. But to judge from the responses...

MD Anderson lays off 900 staff members – The Cancer...

The Cancer Letter PublicationsAs part of a cost-cutting measure announced Jan. 5, about 900 of them received layoff notices. Television crews crowded the parking garages of the Houston hospital, capturing images of teary-eyed people carrying boxes to their cars. Almost...

Morning Sickness Pill Gets Second Look From Persistent Researchers –...

WBURMorning sickness treatments range from steady consumption of dry crackers to a pill not much better than a placebo. (Getty Images). A Canadian doctor who is opposed to a widely used drug for morning sickness has fired another volley. Writing...

Boy with cerebral palsy’s day is made by thoughtful cashier...

AOL NewsIt may seem like a mundane task, but this California teen's day was made when a grocery store cashier invited him behind the register to help check out a few purchases. Andy Robinson, 14, of Temecula, Calif., often has...

US flu activity shows steady rise – CIDRAP

CIDRAPWith the holidays winding down, flu activity gained steadily last week, according to today's FluView from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The H3N2 influenza A subtype accounted for the majority (93.5%) of these cases, the CDC ...Flu...

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