Health Tip: Have Pain in the Back and Leg?
(HealthDay News) -- Do you have a pain in the rear that isn't
caused by your boss? This literal pain in the buttocks could signal
an inflamed piriformis muscle, which helps stabilize the hip, leg
and pelvic area.
Anger at God Common During Times of Crisis, Study Finds
SATURDAY, Jan. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Although people rarely talk
about it, almost everyone experiences anger toward God at some
point in their lives, commonly after the diagnosis of a serious
illness, the death of a loved one or a trauma.
Snowblowers Can Remove Fingers, Too
SUNDAY, Jan. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Snowblowers are a great tool
for those who get lots of the white stuff, but while these machines
may leave your driveway clear, they can also leave your fingers in
a bandage -- or worse, experts warn.
Common Sleep Apnea Therapy Relieves Fatigue: Study
MONDAY, Jan. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment with a common
therapy helped obstructive sleep apnea patients gain more energy
and become less fatigued in just three weeks and the gains appeared
to be the result of more than just a placebo effect, a new study
Medicare Makes Way for Baby Boomers
MONDAY, Jan. 3 (HealthDay News) -- It's been a long, strange
trip from Woodstock to the nursing home, but baby boomers are
getting there -- and soon.
In U.S., Obesity Afflicts Even Some of the Tiniest Tots
FRIDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- American kids are becoming
obese, or nearly so, at an increasingly young age, with about
one-third of them falling into that category by the time they're 9
months old, researchers have found.
Soldiers' PTSD Tied to Lasting Psychosocial Effects
MONDAY, Jan. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Post-traumatic stress
disorder may have long-term effects on troops -- including
physical, emotional and cognitive problems -- while those who
suffer from concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries don't
appear to encounter symptoms over the long haul, a new study
Studies Decipher How Anti-Smoking Drugs Work
MONDAY, Jan.3 (HealthDay News) -- Two drugs that help people
stop smoking -- bupropion and varenicline -- may change the way the
brain reacts to seeing someone else smoke, new studies report.
First Physical With Medicare Now Free
MONDAY, Jan. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Starting this year,
first-time enrollees in Medicare will be offered free physicals,
courtesy of the new Affordable Care Act.
Colonoscopies May Not Have 'Blind Spot' After All
MONDAY, Jan. 3 (HealthDay News) -- In addition to reducing the
risk of cancer on the left side of the colon, new research
indicates that colonoscopies may also reduce cancer risk on the