Pediatrics

AAP provides safety precautions to prevent drowning

(HealthDay)—Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children aged 1 to 4 years, with most drownings happening in home swimming pools, according to a report published by the American Academy ...

Health

Is sparkling water bad for you?

For many people, the start of a year is a time for new health resolutions—be it eat more vegetables, consume less sugar or drink more water.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tattoos linked to rare skin infection in US

At least two men may have come down with a rare bacterial skin infection that is hard to treat with antibiotics after getting tattoos at a store in Seattle, US health authorities said Wednesday.

Health

Alaska Airlines: the healthiest airline in the sky

There will be more than 30.5 million passengers traveling during the 12-day Thanksgiving season according to Airlines for America (A4A). Knowing the "best" and "worst" choices is a valuable tool for any traveler, so Dr. Charles ...

Health

Refugees at higher risk for persistent infections

The destruction caused by war is evident both in its toll to human life and its impact on infrastructure. Those who are lucky enough to escape violence face many challenges, from finding a safe place to live to securing employment, ...

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