A-C-T to Prevent Hot Car Tragedies

SATURDAY, July 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Every nine days, a child dies in a hot car in the United States, but a safety expert says such tragedies can easily be prevented. “Three letters can help drivers remember to take proper safety precautions with children when traveling in the car: A, C, T,” said Susan…

FDA Drops Zika Testing for Blood Donors

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Individual blood donations will no longer need to be tested for the Zika virus, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday. “When Zika virus first emerged, the unknown course of the epidemic and the observed severe effects from the disease indicated that individual donor testing was needed…

Kids of Gay Parents Don't Struggle More Socially

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Children of same-sex parents are not more likely to suffer behavioral or social problems, Italian researchers say. The new study included children, aged 3 to 11, of 195 gay or lesbian parents and 195 heterosexual parents in Italy. Children of same-sex parents had fewer reported difficulties than children…