A Little Pain, a Life Saved
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Sara Fought started
getting mammograms at age 38, a couple of years earlier than
recommended by the American Cancer Society.
Health Tip: Living With Psoriasis
(HealthDay News) -- Psoriasis is a skin condition that occurs
when immature skin cells rise too quickly above the surface of the
skin. This leads to symptoms including patches of thick, red skin
that itch or feel sore.
Survey Sees Gender Differences in Vision IQ
THURSDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to attitudes,
habits and experience regarding eye health, it appears men really
are from Mars and women are from Venus, a new survey reveals.
Most Americans Back Embryonic Stem Cell Research: Poll
THURSDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Americans overwhelmingly
support embryonic stem cell research, and that backing stretches
across a broad range of demographic groups, including Republicans,
Catholics and born-again Christians, according to a new
Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll.
Many Americans Plan to Skip Flu Shot This Year
THURSDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Although vaccination
against influenza can protect people from illness and help prevent
the spread of flu, many Americans say they and their children won't
be getting a shot this coming season, new surveys reveal.
Almost One-Quarter of U.S. Adults Have Arthritis
THURSDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that 22
percent of adults in the United States -- 49.9 million people --
have been diagnosed with arthritis and that 42.4 percent of those
people experience arthritis-related limitations in activity.