Health Tip: Get Fit For Golf
(HealthDay News) -- Even when playing golf, you can injure your
elbow, spine, knee, wrist or hip if you don't warm up before you
take the first swing.
New Guidelines Released for Stroke Care
FRIDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Improving how quickly stroke
patients are diagnosed and treated is the cornerstone of a new set
of recommendations from the American Heart Association/American
Brain Scans Show Married Love Can Last
FRIDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Remember the intensity of
falling madly in love? Ever feel like the passing years, the
never-ending housework and the demands of raising a family and
working have quashed your infatuation for your spouse?
Med School Grads May Not Be Ready for Primary Care
FRIDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Internal medicine residents
aren't getting the training they need to become primary care
doctors, who are expected to be in greater demand as the U.S.
population ages, contends a new study from Johns Hopkins.
Is Race a Factor in Obesity Counseling?
FRIDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Obese black patients receive
less weight reduction and exercise advice from doctors than obese
white patients, a new study finds.
Distrust of Health System Keeps Black Males From Getting Care
FRIDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- It's not because they want
to appear tough or self-reliant that black men delay going to the
doctor; it's because they don't trust the health-care system,
researchers at the University of North Carolina report.
Study Finds Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Outcomes
FRIDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- In an ongoing effort to shed
light on the reason for racial disparities in breast cancer
prognosis, researchers in North Carolina report new findings from
their research on black women and breast cancer.
Bright Lights at Night May Raise Diabetes Risk
FRIDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to bright
artificial light between dusk and bedtime can reduce the quality of
your sleep and may increase the risk of high blood pressure and
diabetes, new research has found.
Blood Type O Associated With Less Risk for Heart Attack
FRIDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have
simultaneously discovered a gene that seems to raise the risk of
cardiovascular disease, while also noting that having the blood
type O might guard against heart attack once arteries become