THURSDAY, Oct. 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Slings and other popular “baby-wearing” products have sent thousands of U.S. infants to the emergency room in the past decade, a new study finds. Researchers estimate that between 2011 and 2020, more than 14,000 infants nationwide ended up in an ER because of
TUESDAY, Oct. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Affordable over-the-counter hearing aids could soon bring relief to millions of Americans suffering from hearing loss, under a landmark proposal announced Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The proposal would create a category of hearing aids that could be sold directly
FRIDAY, Oct. 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Days in the saddle can be risky, with horseback riding a potentially deadly activity, according to a new study. “Hospital admission risk from horseback riding is higher than football, auto and motorcycle racing, and skiing,” the study authors noted. Chest injuries are most
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new study confirms that fish oil supplements may raise the risk of a common heart-rhythm disorder — particularly when doses top 1 gram per day. At issue are medications and supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids, which are naturally found in fish oil.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — New research provides further proof that helmets are essential for young users of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and dirt bikes. Wearing a helmet significantly reduces their risk of moderate or severe head injuries in crashes, and also lowers their risk of death, the study
TUESDAY, Oct. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Hoverboards, electric scooters and electric bikes are the transportation of choice for a growing number of Americans, but they’re taking many straight to the emergency room. Injuries associated with these so-called “micromobility products” skyrocketed 70% between 2017 and 2020, according to a soon-to-be-released