Today's Health News

Most Infants, Toddlers Consuming Added Sugars

Findings could have implications for public health and long-term dietary habits

Incidence of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anus Increasing

Greater increase seen for distant-stage and regional-stage SCCA than for localized-stage SSCA

Poll: Parents Cite Barriers to Recognizing Depression in Adolescents

Parents report that one in four teens knows a peer with depression

CDC: 63.5 Percent of 3- to 5-Year-Olds Have Had Vision Tested

Hispanic children less likely to have had vision tested, as are children with public coverage, uninsured

Weight Loss Tied to Loss of Hip Bone Density in Older Adults

Loss of total hip BMD seen in obese older adults who maintain, regain weight after weight loss

Prenatal Antidepressant Use May Up Risk for Gestational Diabetes

Venlafaxine, amitriptyline use during pregnancy associated with increased risk for gestational diabetes

Cancer Yield Similar for Dense Breast Ultrasound After DM, DBT

Detection rates for additional cancers similar after digital mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis

Infection Likely Cause of One in Eight Stillbirths

E. coli, group B streptococcus, and enterococcus species most common bacterial pathogens

~25 Percent of Adolescents, Young Adults Use Rx Opioids

Focus of prevention should include close friends and family members of teens and young adults

Cardiovascular Disease Rates Dropping in American Indians

Fewer men are dying from heart disease-related events, but women seeing less improvement