Current Health News

August 14, 2014 - Issue 2917


Acetaminophen Overdose Is Far Easier Than You Might Think

Acetaminophen Overdose Is Far Easier Than You Might Think

August 14, 2014

And the "only as directed" advice is confusing, with some labels advising no more than 1,000 mg and others setting the limit almost four times as high. Be careful: it causes over 80,000 emergency room visits a year...

Mother's Fears Are Passed to Children Through Smell, Study Suggests

Hereditary Trauma

August 14, 2014

A mother’s fears may be passed on to her children within days of birth, possibly even when the trauma occurred before she was pregnant.