Health News Archive - February 18, 2009

Outgoing Cabinet Head and Former Utah Governor to Provide Health Insurance Executives With Washington Insider's View on Healthcare Reform ORLANDO, Fla., Feb.

Children born in areas with high traffic-related pollution may have a greater risk of developing asthma due to genetic changes that occur in the womb, a new study found.

A research project at Rice University has brought scientists to the brink of comprehending a long-standing medical mystery that may link cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and perhaps even Alzheimer's disease.

When a promising cancer drug reached clinical trials in the 1990s, researchers were disappointed by the debilitating side effects that limited the trials.

Scientists have discovered that an enzyme associated with the synthesis of fat in the body also promotes healthy skin and hair.

Poor health choices before pregnancy could be just as harmful as they are during pregnancy.

Lighting up not only is dangerous to your own health, but it could actually cause dementia in the people around you.

Sixth annual tobacco-free storyboard contest for children K-5 TULSA, Okla., Feb.

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Almost Family, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]