Health Highlights: Feb. 14, 2022

Alternative Medicine Drug Resistance News

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter

Breakups can devastate men’s mental health. A new study has found that men are at an increased risk of mental illness after the breakdown of any romantic relationship. And, it found, stereotypes of masculinity may be partially to blame. Read more

Bob Saget died from severe head injuries. The former ‘Full House’ star died Jan. 9 at a hotel in Florida after a stand-up show. An autopsy now shows his death was due to multiple fractures to the skull, probably after an accidental fall. Read more

Pot edibles are causing more accidental poisoning for kids. The THC-loaded products, often sold as gummies, cookies and brownies, have fueled a four-year increase in the number of emergency calls for young children who mistakenly think they’re yummy treats, experts warn. Read more

Avoiding opioids when post-op joint pain strikes. Two new studies on pain relief suggest there is a safer alternative to addictive opioid painkillers after knee and shoulder surgery. Read more

Dizzy when you stand up? Two steps might ease it. Almost everyone has had a dizzy spell after standing up too quickly, but some people suffer them regularly. Now, a new study suggests two do-it-yourself ways to help. Read more

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