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Watch Out for Falling Icicles
Watch Out for Falling Icicles SUNDAY, Jan. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Icicles may be beautiful, but they can also be dangerous, an emergency medicine doctor warns. "An icicle is like a sharp, stiletto-shoe heel-like dagger. Coupled with the forceful...
Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults: Study
Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults: Study TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young and middle-aged adults with high systolic blood pressure -- the top number in the blood pressure reading -- may have an increased risk for ...
Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women
Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of broken bones increases with both weight gain and loss in older women, according to a new study. These findings challenge the widely hel...
Winter Is the Season of Nosebleeds
Winter Is the Season of Nosebleeds SATURDAY, Jan. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nosebleeds are a common during the winter and shouldn't be cause for concern, an expert says. "Cold winter air can be drying and irritating to the nose, and so can forms of...
With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say
With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taste exerts the biggest influence on people's food choices and many believe that healthy foods don't taste good, researchers report. That means more needs to...
Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say
Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Joining a walking group may be just what the doctor orders, because research suggests it is one of the best ways to improve your overall health. It's ...
Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved
Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For those looking to embrace a healthier lifestyle, you might want to enlist your spouse or significant other. Men and women who want to stop smoking, get active ...
Weightlessness in Space May Lower Blood Pressure in Astronauts
Weightlessness in Space May Lower Blood Pressure in Astronauts FRIDAY, Jan. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Spending a long time in space lowers blood pressure in astronauts, but it could also strain their hearts, a new study indicates. The researchers, ...
When Women Think Men Prefer Bigger Gals, They're Happier With Their Weight
When Women Think Men Prefer Bigger Gals, They're Happier With Their Weight THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to how satisfied they are with their own bodies, notions women hold of what men look for in females may be key, a new ...
Work Hard, Party Harder?
Work Hard, Party Harder? TUESDAY, Jan. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Working long hours may raise the risk for alcohol abuse, according to a new study of more than 300,000 people from 14 countries. Researchers found that employees who worked more than ...