SATURDAY, April 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Young children are more likely to suffer playground injuries when their parents are texting or talking on a cell phone, a new study shows.
SATURDAY, April 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Whether it’s Dr. Seuss or Beatrix Potter, when parents read to young children it may spur brain activity that supports early reading skills, a new study finds.
SATURDAY, April 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Teens who survive self-poisoning with drugs are at a significantly increased risk for suicide over the following decade, a new study shows.
Photo: Getty Images Last summer, my family and I attended the wedding of a close family friend. As the guests filed out onto the dance floor, my mother walked over to me while I was deep in conversation with some of the bride’s college-age cousins.
As the sun ups its appearance, you should also up your sunscreen use. “Your winter routine won’t cut it now,” says Joshua Zeichner, MD, dermatologist and director of cosmetic research at Mount Sinai Medical center in New York City.
FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Playing a wind instrument may reduce your risk of sleep apnea, a new study suggests.
FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The prices of multiple sclerosis drugs have skyrocketed in the past two decades, in some cases rising more than 700 percent, a new study shows.
Photo: Getty Images PepsiCo is removing the artificial sweetener aspartame from Diet Pepsi, the company has announced.
Photo: Getty Images FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Using car seats, swings, bouncers and other carrying devices as sleeping places for infants puts them at risk for injury or death, a new study warns.
Photo: Getty Images By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Actress and activist Angelina Jolie made news last month when she announced she had her ovaries removed — after undergoing a preventive double mastectomy in 2013 — because she is a carrier of BRCA, a genetic mutation that greatly increases the risk of breast and ovarian cancers.
This core strengthening sequence from Biggest Loser trainer Jen Widerstrom goes way beyond the standard crunch.
Photo: Getty Images By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Patricia Harrington is many things: a woman in her 60s, a successful physicist and radiation oncology programmer, and currently the intake coordinator for the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund.
FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many people who attempt suicide have a health care visit in the weeks or months beforehand, which suggests health visits may provide opportunities for suicide prevention, researchers report.
By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — For the second time this week, a major U.S.
Photo: Getty Images Bikram yoga may not be as safe as yogis believe, a new study suggests. The study, sponsored by the American Council on Exercise and published in the Gundersen Medical Journal, showed practicing yoga in a hot room can raise internal temperatures and heart rates to levels that may be dangerous for some people.
Photo: Getty Images Lori Kaplan, who owns the intimate-apparel store Bra Tenders in New York City and has fitted celebrities like Brooke Shields and Uma Thurman, shares a few of her tricks for finding the perfect brassiere.
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THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — According to the World Health Organization, about 584,000 people, mostly in Africa, die from mosquito-borne malaria each year.
THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 11,000 extra deaths due to malaria may have occurred in 2014 because of disruptions in health care services caused by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a new study suggests.
By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new look at what kinds of foods might help people keep their weight in check as they age found that not all calories are created equal and some foods are not as bad for the middle-aged waistline as many believe.