Health News

Enterovirus Facts And Prevention

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Detroit, MI) -- It's cold and flu season and now parents across the country are worried about another illness. It's Enterovirus D-68 and Michigan's Dr. Partha Nandi says it's important to use common sense and not become too alarmed because this is not a new type of virus.   He says to keep your child…

Poll: Americans Favor Travel Ban Amid Ebola Outbreak

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Undated) -- Screening airline passengers arriving from parts of west Africa for signs of Ebola isn't enough to satisfy all Americans. An NBC News online survey finds 58 percent of those polled want the U.S. to ban incoming flights from countries where Ebola is running rampant. Only 20 percent said they would be opposed to…

62 Percent Of Kids Says Parents Are Too Distracted To Listen

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Undated) -- Parents who want to connect with their kids better may want to spend less time on their cell phone. In the new "State of the Kid" survey conducted by "Highlights" magazine, 62-percent of children aged 6-12 say their parents are often too distracted to listen to them. When asked what distracts parents, the…

Problems Caused From Deep Vein Thrombosis

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Undated) -- The CDC says up to 600-thousand people are affected by deep vein thrombosis. Doctor Natalie Evans with the Cleveland Clinic says one symptom is bulging veins that weren't there before.   D-V-T is a blood clot that develops deep in the body, usually in the thigh, leg or pelvis. About a third of…

October Is “Eat Better, Eat Together Month”

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Undated) -- October is "Eat Better, Eat Together Month." Registered dietitian Laura Jeffers with the Cleveland Clinic says this is the time of year to get back into healthy eating.   Jeffers says if you're trying to eat healthier, try to set small goals that are easy to achieve. Eating meals as a family is…