Hyde Park Newswire
Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hyde Park, NY.
Results 1 - 5 of 5 for "u:livescience.com" in Hyde Park, NY
How much screen time is healthy for kids? Parents who are unsure of the answer can turn to a new set of guidelines put forth by the American Academy of Pediatrics . "Families should proactively think about their children's media use and talk with children about it, because too much media use can mean that children don't have enough time during the day to play , study, talk or sleep," Dr. Jenny Radesky, a pediatrician at the University of Michigan and a co-author of the new recommendations, said in a statement. Comment?
Children ages 6 months and older should receive the flu vaccine by an injection this flu season, and should not get the nasal flu spray because it doesn't provide enough protection again the virus, according to new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine did not protect children against certain strains of the flu virus that were among most prominent strains during the past three flu seasons, the researchers said. Comment?
Middle-age people who have smoked marijuana for many years may have a higher risk of developing gum disease, according to a new study. However, the study did not find a link between long-term marijuana use and several other health problems associated with cigarette smoking, the researchers said. Comment?
Exactly what caused Prince's sudden death last week is still unknown, but there have been reports that prescription painkillers were found with the singer-songwriter when he died. Experts say there are a number of ways in which prescription opioids can be lethal, particularly if they are taken in combination with other drugs, or if someone starts using the drugs again after a period of sobriety. Comment?
A man who suffered three bouts of persistent hiccups, lasting a few days each, over the span of one month finally learned the true reason for his health problems - a large tumor in the back of his neck, a new case report reveals. The case was unusual because it's fairly uncommon for the cause of such long-lasting hiccups to turn out to be a tumor, said Dr. Mark Goldin, an internal medicine hospitalist at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, New York, and a co-author of the case report, published online Jan. 28 in the journal BMJ Case Reports . Comment?
- « Previous
- Next »
Copyright © 2016 Topix LLC