Columbus, OH – About once every eight minutes, a child 3 or younger is taken to the hospital because of a nursery product-related injury, according to a study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Champaign, IL – Add sugars, milks, creams, flavored syrups or honey to your coffee or tea, and you’re adding calories that can lead to extra pounds, a recent study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign shows.
Aachen, Germany – People with pacemakers may experience a device disruption when standing very close to common household appliances and electrical tools, as a result of the electric and magnetic fields generated by these items, according to a recent study from the RWTH Aachen University.
Aurora, CO – Do not drink peroxide. Ignore the claims that it works as an alternative medicine.
That is the message from researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, who recently reviewed a decade of poison control records for high-concentration peroxide ingestion from the National Poison Data System.
Columbus, OH – Medication may help a family pet feel better when sick, but parents and caregivers need to be aware that the medicine can pose a poisoning risk to children, the Nationwide Children’s Hospital warns in a new study.
Washington – True or false: Consuming alcohol and processed meats may increase your cancer risk.
If you answered “true,” you’re correct. But the results of a recent survey show that fewer than half of Americans know that strong evidence exists linking alcohol and processed meats such as hot dogs and bacon to the potentially deadly disease.
Dallas – Planning meals and snacks – and not skipping breakfast – could help control your weight and lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a recent scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
Columbus, OH – Low back pain is common in school-age children, but only 7 percent of adolescents get medical care for the pain, according to research from Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine.