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  1. Older Antibiotic Still Works On Staph Infections

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An older antibiotic called vancomycin is still effective in treating dangerous Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections, a new study finds. The findings show that doctors should keep using vancomycin to treat Staphyloc

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  2. WHO Admits Botched Response to Ebola in Africa

    By Margaret Farley Steele HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The World Health Organization has admitted it dropped the ball with the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, according to a news report published Friday. In a draft internal memo obtained by the Associated Press, WHO bl

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  3. Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily vitamin D supplements might help children with eczema that gets worse in the winter, a new study suggests. When eczema, a chronic inflammatory skin disorder, flares up in the winter it's known as winter-relat

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  4. Obama Appoints 'Ebola Czar'

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- President Barack Obama on Friday appointed Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted White House adviser, as Ebola "czar." His role: to oversee the federal government's response to the

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  5. Black Box Warning Should Remain on Chantix: Panel

    Oct. 17, 2014 -- A black box warning about suicide risks should remain on the anti-smoking drug Chantix until it can be reevaluated using findings from thorough scientific studies, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel of experts said Thursday. Chantix has carried the FDA's strongest warning lab

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  6. Too Much Nail Trimming May Lead to Problems

    Oct. 17, 2014 -- Daily trimming of fingernails and toenails to make them look good could lead to serious nail conditions, according to physicists at the University of Nottingham in the U.K. They've come up with a set of equations to identify the physical laws of nail growth, and used them to throw l

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  7. 'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles'

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Alerting teens about how much walking or running they would have to do in order to burn off the calories in a soda or other sugary drink might convince them to choose a lower-calorie beverage, researchers say. "People do

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  8. Most Kindergartners Are Getting Their Shots: CDC

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most American kids entering kindergarten are getting their required vaccinations, a new report shows. Coverage for the 2013-2014 school year ranged from 95 percent for the diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping co

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  9. CA Insurance Exchange Gears Up For Round Two

    By Anna Gorman California’s insurance exchange began mailing renewal notices this week to more than 1.1 million people already enrolled in health plans, officials announced Thursday. Consumers who want to make changes must do so by Dec. 15 for coverage effective Jan. 1, while those who want to keep

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  10. This May Prevent Some Damage With Weight Gain

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Muffins -- and other fatty foods -- can definitely put on the pounds, but those made with polyunsaturated oil may be safer for your heart than if they're made with saturated fats like butter, a small study suggests. Th

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