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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 ...
White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report
White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- White, straight women are much more likely to seek treatment for infertility than minority, bisexual or lesbian women, a new study finds. Research...
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...
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...
When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study
When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's no secret that daughters seem to bear the brunt of caregiving duties for elderly parents, but a new study suggests that conscientious daughters o...
WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak
WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- African nations hit hard by the Ebola outbreak should start screening all passengers leaving international airports, seaports and major ground crossin...
When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses
When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When children ask if they can have contact lenses, parents need to carefully consider the pros and cons, an expert says. "They can be better for sports activities, becau...
Worker Layoffs Tied to Rise in Teen Suicides, Study Finds
Worker Layoffs Tied to Rise in Teen Suicides, Study Finds THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When large numbers of workers lose their jobs, suicide attempts increase among certain groups of teens, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed the r...
Women's Vitamin D Levels May Play Role in IVF Success
Women's Vitamin D Levels May Play Role in IVF Success THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D deficiency may lower a woman's chances of getting pregnant through in vitro fertilization (IVF), a small study suggests. Researchers in Italy c...