martes, 4 de junio de 2013

NIH News in Health, June 2013

NIH News in Health, June 2013

Check out the June issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this edition:

Illustration of a family eating dinner, including a thin young girl with very short hair who's recovering after cancer therapy.Childhood Cancer
Coping With the Diagnosis
Just the thought of a child getting cancer can be frightening and over­whelming. But there's encouraging news. Many kinds of cancer can now be cured or controlled to help give children a better quality of life into adulthood.

Read more about childhood cancer.


Illustration of a physician examining a coughing baby.How To Whip Whooping Cough
Preventing Pertussis
You may think of whooping cough as a childhood illness, but it can strike people of any age. It causes uncontrollable coughing that makes it hard to catch your breath. Vaccines are the best way to prevent this sometimes-deadly disease.

Read more about whooping cough.

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