Drugs.com - Daily MedNews 3 April 2018

All That Overtime Could Be Killing You

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 -- A 40-hour work week may sound like a vacation to those burning the midnight oil. But a study in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine shows that consistently surpassing this standard can be detrimental to your...

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Rear-Facing Car Seats Protect Tots in Crashes From Behind: Study

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 -- Rear-facing car seats provide effective protection for children in rear-end crashes, researchers say. Previous studies have shown that rear-facing car seats significantly reduce infant and toddler injuries and deaths in...

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Older Americans Support Medical Marijuana: Poll

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 -- While few older Americans have used medical marijuana, many support it under the right conditions, a new survey finds. The national poll of more than 2,000 people aged 50 to 80 found that only 6 percent said they'd used...

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Health Highlights: April 3, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: 'Condom Snorting Challenge' Another Dangerous Internet Fad: Doctors Medical experts are sounding the alarm about a potentially life-threatening...

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Health Tip: Taming Bursitis

-- Bursitis involves swelling of thebursa -- a fluid-filled sac that cushions bone from muscles, tendons or skin. Bursitis often is caused by repetitive motion, so the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases recommends...

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Health Tip: Treating Rosacea

-- Rosacea is a common skin disease that causes a reddening of the skin, typically on the face. The disease may have differing symptoms, including sensitive skin or a thickening of the skin, resulting in a bumpy texture. The American Academy of...

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