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When Adults Show Determination, Babies Copy

THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Grit and determination are not necessarily ingrained. Rather, they're qualities learned from a very young age, a new lab experiment demonstrates. Children as ...
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Premature Births Cost Health Plans Billions

Employer-based insurance forked over the money for special care, treatment of birth defects, study says THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Premature births cost U.S. employer-sponsored health plans billions ...
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Chlorine + Pee = Breathing Trouble for Waterpark Workers

THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Another summer ends, and at least some of America's waterpark attendants may be breathing easier, a new report finds. The research -- conducted ...
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UTMB scientists gain new insights into factors that lead to preterm birth

A group of scientists led by Ramkumar Menon at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has gained new insights into what factors lead to preterm birth. This study ...
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Frequent Blood Donations Safe for Some, But Not All

In certain donors, iron deficiency might need to be addressed long term, study finds THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Some people may safely donate blood as often as ...
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Sound the Mosquito Alarm, Across the USA

Study finds two disease-carrying species could thrive in three-quarters of the country THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Two species of disease-transmitting mosquitoes could likely flourish in most of ...
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Asthma Drug Tied to Nightmares, Depression

THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The asthma medication Singulair (montelukast) appears linked to neuropsychiatric side effects, such as depression, aggression, nightmares and headaches, according to a new review ...
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Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids’ Odds for Asthma?

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Early exposure to pest and pet allergens -- cockroaches and mice ...
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids

Researchers think chronic inflammation in gastrointestinal tract may be driving force THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face an increased risk of cancer, ...
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