Bilingual Homes Help Babies Exercise Their Brain: Study
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Babies living in
bilingual homes have a longer period of time when their brain is
flexible to different languages than infants living where just one
language is spoken, researchers say.
Firearm Suicide Methods Vary by Gender: Study
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Guns are the most common
method of suicide in the United States, but men are more likely to
shoot themselves in the face or head than women are, a new study
Toxic After-Effects Still Haunt 9/11 Responders
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Sean Callan, a stone
mason in New York City, was working just seven blocks from the
World Trade Center when he heard the explosion of the first plane
hitting the North Tower on Sept. 11, 2001.
Don't Mess With a Nursing Mom!
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding mothers
protect their babies and themselves more aggressively than mothers
who bottle-feed or women without children, researchers say.
Parents Who Smoke at Home May Risk Kids' Academic Success
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who smoke at home
could jeopardize their children's academic success and harm their
family's finances in ways that go beyond that of spending lots of
money on cigarettes, according to a new study.
For Young Breast Cancer Patients, Breast-Conserving Therapy Appears Effective
TUESDAY, Sept. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Younger women with breast
cancer who undergo a lumpectomy to remove their tumor survive just
as long and aren't any more likely to have a recurrence than women
who opt for the more radical and disfiguring mastectomy, or removal
of the entire breast, two new studies report.