» Healthy conversations
12/12/13 05:01 from Daily HealthBeat Tip PodCast
Having trouble getting your kids to eat healthy? A study indicates the route to go is to have a conversation with them about a healthy lifestyle rather than their weight and size.
» Teens, sports and drugs
11/12/13 05:01 from Daily HealthBeat Tip PodCast
Sports can be tough competition for high school boys, and sometimes pain from an injury is bad enough for a doctor to prescribe painkillers. But a researcher warns that opioid drugs can cause problems if they’re not watched closely.
» Heads-up on head injuries
10/12/13 05:01 from Daily HealthBeat Tip PodCast
A study by the Institute of Medicine says many athletes and coaches don’t report a possible concussion, even though this raises the risk of re-injury and impedes treatment. The study calls this a ``culture of resistance’’ against reporti...
» Teens on the road under the influence
09/12/13 05:01 from Daily HealthBeat Tip PodCast
Data from a national survey of high school seniors indicates many have been driving after smoking marijuana – or as a passenger with a driver who was.
» Safer for kids
05/12/13 05:01 from Daily HealthBeat Tip PodCast
Cough and cold medications for infants under 2 years of age have been withdrawn from the U.S. market, and it looks like children are better for it.
» The ups and downs of hot-air balloons
03/12/13 05:01 from Daily HealthBeat Tip PodCast
Riding in a hot-air balloon can give you beautiful views – but just like riding in a car, while mostly things go right, sometimes they can go seriously wrong. Researcher Sarah-Blythe Ballard of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Publi...
» Status Check
02/12/13 05:01 from Daily HealthBeat Tip PodCast
With modern drugs, HIV/AIDS is no longer the near-automatic death sentence it once was. But to know whether they need to get treatment, people have to know their HIV status – whether they have the virus.
» Bigger kid, higher pressure
29/11/13 05:01 from Daily HealthBeat Tip PodCast
Researchers say high blood pressure, or hypertension, can be seen in childhood – and that overweight or obese kids are more likely to show it. At Kaiser Permanente Southern California in Pasadena, Corinna Koebnick examined data on more t...
» Preventing epilepsy
28/11/13 05:01 from Daily HealthBeat Tip PodCast
In many cases, the causes of epilepsy can’t be identified – but in other cases, researchers know what causes epilepsy, which means that some people can reduce their risk of developing epilepsy, or seizure disorder.
» Pregnant moms, babies, and flu shots
27/11/13 05:01 from Daily HealthBeat Tip PodCast
The flu can be especially hard on a pregnant woman or a newborn. At the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Stacie Greby says that’s because pregnancy changes a woman’s immune system, heart, and lungs.