Health Tip: Waking Up at Night
(HealthDay News) -- Teaching healthy sleep habits is among the most beneficial things parents can do for the lifelong health of their children.
Health Tip: Smoking Affects Heart Health
(HealthDay News) -- Smoking is harmful to nearly every part of the body, but it's particularly dangerous for the heart.
Many Americans Worry About Cost of Long-Term Care: Poll
MONDAY, Sept. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Worried about how you'll pay for long-term care in old age? You're not alone.
Whooping Cough Outbreaks Tied to Parents Shunning Vaccines
MONDAY, Sept. 30 (HealthDay News) -- New research confirms what experts have suspected: The decision not to vaccinate children for nonmedical reasons can have far-reaching effects, including raising the risk of infections for other children and their families.
Many More Kids Visiting ER for Sports Concussions, Study Finds
MONDAY, Sept. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Many more children are showing up at emergency departments with traumatic brain injuries -- such as concussions -- from sports activities, a new study finds.
Preschoolers' Use of Psychiatric Drugs Levels Off, Study Shows
MONDAY, Sept. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors don't seem to be as quick as they once were to reach for their prescription pads when treating preschoolers for mental troubles, a new study shows.
Shape, Size of Wine Glass May Skew How Much You Pour
MONDAY, Sept. 30 (HealthDay News) -- You may be serving wine with a heavier hand than you believe: The size, shape and location of a wine glass can affect how much you pour into the glass, according to a new study.
Health Highlights: Sept. 30, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: