Too Many Hours on the Job May Put Teens at Risk
SUNDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- High school students who work more than 20 hours a week at part-time jobs during the school year may be more likely to have academic and behavior problems, according to a new study.
Frequent Pitching Could Harm Kids' Shoulders, Elbows
SATURDAY, Feb. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Young pitchers who played more than 100 innings a year were 3.5 times more likely to suffer serious elbow or shoulder injuries than those who pitched fewer innings, a 10-year study has found.
Seniors Vulnerable to Hypothermia
SUNDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- In cold weather, older adults are especially vulnerable to hypothermia, and they and their loved ones need to take steps to prevent this potentially deadly condition.
FDA Approves First Drug to Prevent Premature Births
FRIDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug to help prevent premature birth in women who have had at least one previous preterm delivery.