Spiritual Talks May Boost Patients' View of Hospital Care
MONDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- Hospitalized patients who
are able to talk about their religious and spiritual concerns are
more satisfied with their care, but one-fifth are not given the
chance to have these discussions, researchers have found.
Preparation Key When Kids With Asthma Go Back to School
MONDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- As many kids with asthma get
ready to head back to school this fall, the American Lung
Association urged parents to prepare a detailed action plan to
manage their child's condition and help ease their transition back
to the classroom.
Teen Athletes at Greater Risk for Osteoarthritis: Study
MONDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- Children and teens with
abnormal development of the long bone between the pelvis and knee
from playing high-intensity sports, such as soccer and basketball,
are at greater risk for osteoarthritis of the hip, according to a
Anti-Clotting Drug May Cause Severe Bleeding With No Benefit
SUNDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- For patients suffering chest
pain, adding a new anti-clotting drug, Eliquis, to dual
antiplatelet therapy may result in severe bleeding without reducing
the risk of heart attack and stroke, a new study finds.
Kids With ADHD Less Adept at Crossing the Street: Study
MONDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- Parents of children with
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder have one more worry to add
to their list: Kids younger than 10 years old with ADHD may be
unable to cross the street safely on their own.
Transitional Care May Cut Hospital Readmission Rates
MONDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- Older patients who complete
transitional care programs after being discharged from the hospital
are much less likely to be readmitted to the hospital, two new
CDC Issues Guidance for Coping With Lingering Heat
MONDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) -- Residents still struggling
with extreme hot weather in the Midwest, South and East Coast need
to make sure they stay cool and hydrated to prevent heat illnesses
and injuries such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke, federal
health officials said Monday.