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Health Tip: Take a Nap
Health Tip: Take a Nap (HealthDay News) -- Sometimes you feel like you need a little rest to get through the rest of your day. Experts say that may not be a bad idea. The National Sleep Foundation explains how a nap can be beneficial: A short nap can ...
Health Tip: Installing a Child's Car Seat
Health Tip: Installing a Child's Car Seat (HealthDay News) -- Proper installation of a rear-facing car seat, recommended for all infants and children up to age 2, offers protection for your child in the event of a car crash. The American Academy of Pe...
Health Highlights: Oct. 16, 2014
Health Highlights: Oct. 16, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Two New Drugs Approved for Fatal Lung Disease Two newly-approved drugs can slow the progression of a deadly lung d...
Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival
Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise, healthy eating and good weight control may help improve survival of breast cancer patients, according to a large-scale review. Researchers analyze...
Health Tip: Teach Kids About Pedestrian Safety
Health Tip: Teach Kids About Pedestrian Safety (HealthDay News) -- To help keep kids safe while they're walking to school, a friend's house or just around town, be sure to discuss pedestrian safety. The Safekids.org website offers this advice: Explain...
Health Tip: Pain in the Foot?
Health Tip: Pain in the Foot? (HealthDay News) -- Symptoms of foot arthritis, including painful inflammation and swelling, can make it difficult to take even a few steps. The American Podiatric Medical Association says you should see a doctor if your ...
Health Highlights: Oct. 17, 2014
Health Highlights: Oct. 17, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Joan Rivers Died of Brain Damage Caused by Low Oxygen: Medical Examiner Joan Rivers died of complications while ha...
Health Tip: Enjoy Your Coffee, But ...
Health Tip: Enjoy Your Coffee, But ... (HealthDay News) -- Coffee contains beneficial nutrients, but fattening sweeteners can dampen these benefits. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers this advice when it comes to drinking coffee: Beware of ...
Health Tip: Watch Your Family's Portion Sizes
Health Tip: Watch Your Family's Portion Sizes (HealthDay News) -- Limiting you and family members to appropriate portion sizes can help maintain healthy weights and avoid overeating. The Letsmove.gov website offers these suggestions: Use smaller bowls...
Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports
Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adding the drug Herceptin to chemotherapy for certain breast cancer patients increases overall survival and reduces the risk of recurrence compared to...