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Health Tip: Chickenpox Can Be Dangerous
Health Tip: Chickenpox Can Be Dangerous (HealthDay News) -- Chickenpox is notoriously contagious, and for some people it can be very dangerous. Women who are pregnant, young children, the elderly and people with a weakened immune system are at greates...
Health Highlights: Feb. 5, 2016
Health Highlights: Feb. 5, 2016 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: One-Third of U.S. Lawyers Have Drinking Problem: Study Drinking problems, depression and anxiety are common among A...
Health Highlights: Feb. 8, 2016
Health Highlights: Feb. 8, 2016 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: New York Governor Takes Action Against Gay Conversion Therapy Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking action against gay conver...
Health Tip: Protect Against Group B Strep During Pregnancy
Health Tip: Protect Against Group B Strep During Pregnancy (HealthDay News) -- One of the first steps expectant moms should take is to protect a growing fetus from harmful infections, including group B strep. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and P...
Health Tip: Restrict Your Diet Before Colonoscopy
Health Tip: Restrict Your Diet Before Colonoscopy (HealthDay News) -- Preparing for a colonoscopy may not be pleasant, but it's worth the effort. The Harvard Medical School offers these suggestions: Cut down on fiber several days before the scheduled ...
Homemade 'Dewshine' Can Be Deadly
Homemade 'Dewshine' Can Be Deadly TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Experts are warning about the dangers of a potentially deadly homemade concoction known as "dewshine," which is a mixture of racing fuel and Mountain Dew, a soft drink. In a r...
Health Tip: Eating Iron-Rich Foods
Health Tip: Eating Iron-Rich Foods (HealthDay News) -- Iron is a mineral essential for healthy red blood cells. If you don't get enough from a balanced diet, your health can suffer. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics advises eating these iron-rich...
Health Tip: Eating Red Meat
Health Tip: Eating Red Meat (HealthDay News) -- Too much red meat can be bad for your heart and general health. Red meat tends to be higher in both saturated fat and cholesterol. The American Heart Association recommends: In lieu of red meat, opt for ...
Health Highlights: Feb. 9, 2016
Health Highlights: Feb. 9, 2016 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: State of Emergency Declared in Hawaii County Over Dengue Fever Outbreak A spreading dengue fever outbreak led Hawai...
Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens
Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The severity of metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of health risk factors such as belly fat and poor cholesterol levels -- among U.S. teens has b...