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Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC
Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- To protect newborns from whooping cough, U.S. health officials advise all women to get vaccinated against the infection during pregnancy. But re...
When It Comes to Sex Partners, Men Prefer Younger Women: Study
When It Comes to Sex Partners, Men Prefer Younger Women: Study TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In books and movies, plots involving older men chasing much younger women abound. Now, new research suggests that the stereotype may be grounded...
Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits
Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Trading the gas pedal for foot power or bike power to get to your job can also improve your mental health, British researchers report. Daily commut...
Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer
Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Monitoring early stage prostate cancer instead of treating it may not be appropriate for all patients, especially black men, a new study indi...
Water: Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Deadly for Athletes
Water: Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Deadly for Athletes FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The recent deaths of two high school football players highlight the danger faced by athletes if they drink too much water or too many sports drinks, a...
Why Polyester Fails the B.O. Test After Exercise
Why Polyester Fails the B.O. Test After Exercise FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The reason polyester clothes smell worse than cotton apparel after a hard workout is because odor-causing bacteria grow better on them, a new study shows. Resea...
When It Comes to a Growing Child, the Brain Comes First
When It Comes to a Growing Child, the Brain Comes First TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young children grow much more slowly than other mammals because their developing brains require so much energy to prepare for the challenges of later li...
With Kids in School, Parents Can Work Out
With Kids in School, Parents Can Work Out FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Back-to-school time provides an opportunity for parents to develop an exercise plan that fits into the family schedules, an expert suggests. "Forget New Year's resolut...
What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation
What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation SUNDAY, Aug. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sports are an important part of school for many youngsters, and proper preparation is essential for reducing their risk of injury, an expert says. "It's imp...
Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home
Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Leaving the car at home and getting to work by walking, cycling or public transit is good for your health, a new study indicates. Researchers looked at thousands of ...