Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease In ChildrenNonalcoholic fatty liver disease, excess buildup of fat in the liver (specifically in people who don’t regularly drink or abuse alcohol), doesn’t only affect adults. It happens to be the leading cause of chronic liver disease in children.
Protect Your Sporty Child From ConcussionsEvery year, doctors diagnose more than a million concussion cases in the United States. Those most likely to suffer such a brain injury include adolescents ages 15 to 19. Many of those injuries result from sports activities.
Functional Abdominal Pain In ChildrenDoes your child complain of stomachaches a lot? It may be what’s called functional abdominal pain.
What Is A Typical Day In Inpatient Rehab?A day in the Sinai Rehabilitation Center is anything but typical. However, our inpatients can expect a degree of routine.
This Summer, Save Yourself From Back PainFor most people, summer is a time of physical activity. Whether by swimming in the waves, playing with your kids, rigging a sailboat on the bay, mowing the lawn or painting the house, most of us exert ourselves more than usual.
Stress From Work, Home Can Harm Women’s Hearts. Here’s What To Do.Even with supportive spouses, many women still find themselves helping the kids with homework and cleaning up household messes, often while scrambling to make dinner after a 10-hour work day filled with deadlines and challenging colleagues.
The Seven Heart Disease Risk Factors You Can Control, Including One Nearly All of Us Struggle WithHeart disease is the leading cause of death in developed countries. Through advances in medicine and surgery, as well as an awareness of heart disease and prevention, overall deaths due to heart disease in the United States have declined in recent years.
Owings Mills Woman Credits HIGI Machine For Catching Blood Pressure Issues Amid National Stroke MonthAbout six weeks ago, Jackie Simon was on her way to the gym when she stopped to get her pressure checked and got the shock of her life.
Skin Cancer: Early Detection Can Save Your LifeRemember to put on your sunscreen before heading outdoors.
LifeBridge Health Lifts Measles Restrictions For Visitors Under 14 LifeBridge Health has lifted its temporary restriction for visitors under age 14, after putting the ban in place following confirmation of several cases of measles in the Pikesville area.
Signs Of A StrokeWhen a stroke occurs, a blood vessel that goes to the brain is blocked or has a rupture. When that blood doesn’t reach the brain, a part of the brain is deprived of oxygen and the brain cells begin to die. It can happen to anyone at any time.
Too Much Sun Increases Risk Of MelanomaSummer is a time to sport shorts, tees and tanks; play outside or hit the beach.
Study Links Common Chemical In Cosmetics And Toothpaste To OsteoporosisExposure to a chemical commonly used to reduce bacterial contamination in cosmetics, toothpaste and products like toys and clothing may come with an unintended risk -- osteoporosis. That's according to a study in Tuesday's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
Half Of Tobacco, Vape Shops Don't ID Teens, Undercover Research FindsAn undercover operation in California found that half of tobacco and vape shops failed to check IDs for teens purchasing e-cigarettes and other nicotine products, despite a state law raising the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21.
FDA Recalls Parent's Choice Infant Formula Sold At WalmartThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recalled a brand of infant formula due to a possible presence of foreign metal matter.
Could Coffee Help You Lose Weight? New Research Suggests A Fat-Busting EffectDrinking coffee could activate the body's fat-fighting defenses, a discovery that could have potential implications in the battle against obesity and diabetes.
Some Bottled Water Sold At Target, Walmart, Whole Foods May Contain High Levels Of ArsenicThe FDA has not recalled either brand.
The US Suicide Rate Is Up 33% Since 1999, Research SaysThe suicide rate in the United States continues to climb, with a rate in 2017 that was 33% higher than in 1999, new research finds.
Towson Merritt Club Hosts 'World's Largest Swimming Lesson' Ahead Of Official Start To SummerDrowning is one of the leading causes of death in children. Thursday, the world's largest swim lesson was held to try to save lives.
US Suicide Rate Is Up 33 Percent Since 1999, Research SaysThe suicide rate in the United States continues to climb, with a rate in 2017 that was 33% higher than in 1999, new research finds.
Suicide Rates Among America's Young People Continues To Rise, Study ShowsSuicide rates among young people have continued to soar in recent years -- so much so that the rate among 15- to 24-year-olds climbed in 2017 to its highest point since 2000, new research has found.
Richer Countries Have Less Faith In Vaccines, Study FindsGlobally, about 8 in 10 people (79%) agreed that vaccines are safe, and 9 in 10 worldwide say their children have been vaccinated, but Wellcome said there were pockets where trust in vaccines was of concern.
Flesh-Eating Bacteria In Delaware Bay Becoming More CommonIn the past two years, five cases of Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacterial infection spread by handling or eating contaminated seafood, have been tied to Delaware Bay, where water temperatures have been on the rise in recent years, according to a study.
Vaccine Helps Body’s Immune System Recognize, Kill Cancer CellsThe vaccines aren’t meant to prevent cancer, but instead turn on the immune system to kill cancer that’s already there.