Health Tip: The Dangers of Having High Cholesterol
(HealthDay News) -- High cholesterol usually refers to
above-normal levels of LDL (low-density lipoprotein), the so-called
"bad cholesterol" that can build up in your arteries and lead to
How to Guard Against Dog Bites
TUESDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) -- Dogs bite about 4.7 million
people in the United States every year, but education and proper
training and control of dogs can prevent many attacks, experts
MS in Blacks Linked to Low Vitamin D
TUESDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) -- Black people with multiple
sclerosis are more likely to have vitamin D deficiencies than
blacks who don't have the disease, a new study shows.
Airborne Germs May Spur Rain, Snow, Hail
TUESDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) -- Rain-making bacteria may
shed some light on the role that biological particles play in the
Earth's precipitation cycle, new research shows.
Too Many Kids Getting Antibiotics for Asthma
TUESDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) -- Although guidelines don't
recommend antibiotics for asthma, almost 1 million children with
the respiratory condition are prescribed the medications each year
in the United States, a new study finds.
Closing Schools Seems to Prevent Flu's Spread
TUESDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to the flu,
closing schools as well as other public places and canceling large
gatherings are effective ways to guard against the spread of the
disease, according to new research.
A Cultured Man Is a Healthier, Happier Man: Study
MONDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Are you the type of man who
enjoys going to concerts, art galleries and the theater? If so,
here's some good news: A new Norwegian study suggests that you are
more likely to enjoy life and be in better health than those who
Twin Cities Take Top Ranking for Healthy Living
TUESDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) -- Exercising more and smoking
less are two of the main reasons why residents of Minneapolis-St.
Paul find their city is now the top-ranked in the United States for
With Calcium, More May Not Be Better
TUESDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) -- Getting enough calcium for
bone health is essential, but getting more than that doesn't appear
to confer any additional benefit, Swedish researchers have