ARCHIVE: June 2020

The Little Girl Who Loves Unicorns Walks and Talks Again After a...

Alana Wheelwright's parents remember getting the fateful call last year. Their 5-year-old daughter, Alana Wheelwright, was screaming from pain and confused while at school. Westshore...

Globally, COVID-19 Cases May Stretch Far Beyond Official Numbers...

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The number of coronavirus cases around the world may actually be 12 times higher than reported, a new study suggests in a finding that likely reflects...

Devoted Couple Knows Firsthand Impact of Brain Injury Support...

Abby and Michael Blackburn have been an item since they first met as college students at Georgia State University almost 40 years ago while working at the university radio station. They¡¯ve been...

Tampa General¡¯s Auditory-Verbal Therapy Offers Hope for Young...

Jaylianne Rivera was a typical, healthy 5-year-old, enjoying everything like her friends in her homeland of Puerto Rico. Until one day, while participating in a school field day with her kindergarten...

Deep Brain Stimulation May Slow Parkinson's, Study Finds

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Data from a five-year clinical trial is adding to growing evidence that deep brain stimulation (DBS) can slow the ravages of Parkinson's disease....

U.S. Could See 100,000 New Cases of COVID-19 Each Day, Fauci Says

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Top U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Congress on Tuesday that COVID-19 infections could climb to 100,000 new cases daily unless...

Maximizing Patient Outcomes Without the Risk of Falling

Imagine you've had a stroke or been severely injured from a car accident.  Or you've developed a neurological condition that paralyzes your whole body. You can't walk at all. Your life has...

AHA News: Sadness and Isolation of Pandemic Can Make Coping With...

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Nancy Kruh always figured that when her mother died, she would be by her side, holding her hand, a comforting, meaningful moment. It didn't...

AHA News: A Healthier Frozen Treat for Hot Summer Days

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Want to beat the heat with a cold treat this summer? Consider a healthy frozen yogurt pop with peaches. "It's a tasty low-calorie recipe...

Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Still Happening -- And May Look...

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Reports of serious, even deadly, vaping-linked lung injuries dominated the headlines late last year, then COVID-19 took over the news. But those lung...

Most With Coronavirus Not Sure How They Caught It: CDC

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A majority of Americans who are diagnosed with COVID-19 don't know who passed the virus to them, two new government reports show. In the first study,...

Excess Sugar Is No Sweet Deal for Your Heart

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Too much added sugar can pile on dangerous fat around your heart and in your abdomen, a new study finds. "When we consume too much sugar, the excess is...

FBI: Beware of Scammers Selling Fake COVID-19 Antibody Tests

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Fake or unapproved COVID-19 antibody tests are being sold by scammers, the Federal Bureau of Investigation warns. The FBI said fraudsters are also trying...

Brain's Iron Stores May Be Key to Alzheimer's

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The progression of Alzheimer's disease may accelerate as iron deposits build up in the brain, a new study finds, hinting at a possible role for the mineral...

Exercise Might Make Breast Milk's Goodness Even Better

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle, but a new study suggests it also increases the amount of a beneficial compound called 3SL in the breast milk of...

Sleeping In on Weekends Won't Erase Your 'Sleep Debt...

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- For those who try to catch up on lost sleep during the weekend, French researchers have some bad news: Once Saturday and Sunday have come and gone, many...

Don't Get Sick While Swimming This Summer

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Swimming and summer are practically synonymous, but getting sick from bacteria in lakes, rivers and the ocean can spoil the fun, U.S. health officials warn...

Amid Pandemic, Too Many Americans Are Hesitating to Call 911

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Since the coronavirus pandemic arrived on U.S. shores in March, the number of calls to emergency medical services has fallen by more than 26% compared...

2 in 3 Parents Would Send Kids to School in Fall: Survey

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- About two-thirds of U.S. parents say they'll send their kids to school again this fall, and most also support COVID-19 testing and social distancing...

Mask Up! Don't Let Down Your Guard Against COVID-19

TUESDAY, June 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Even as the United States reopens, it's crucial that people wear face masks when they can't maintain proper social distancing, experts emphasize. "While it...

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