Health Tip: Dine Out the Healthy Way
(HealthDay News) -- Decadent dishes and hefty portion sizes can
be tempting at a restaurant, but you can enjoy your meal without
derailing a healthy diet.
Lymph Node Test Doesn't Improve Breast Cancer Care, Study Finds
TUESDAY, July 26 (HealthDay News) -- A special staining process
that often accompanies a lymph node-sparing test is not associated
with longer survival times for women with early-stage breast cancer
treated with breast-conserving surgery, a large, new study
With Junk Food Stores Nearby, Teens May Eat More of It
MONDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Teens are much more likely to
eat junk food if they live in or go to school in neighborhoods with
many fast food restaurants and other sources of unhealthy foods, a
new study finds.
Childhood Depression, Anxiety Tied to Pain in Adulthood
MONDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Children who experience abuse
or other adversities and develop mental health disorders are at
increased risk for chronic physical problems when they're adults,
according to a new study.
New Guidelines for Spotting, Treating COPD Released
MONDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Four of the world's leading
pulmonary associations have issued new guidelines for the diagnosis
and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, one of the
world's leading killers.
HHS: Insurers Must Pay for Birth Control for Women
MONDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Beginning Aug. 1, 2012, women
in the United States will have their birth control covered by
insurance companies, free of co-pays, the U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services announced Monday.
Smoking, Diabetes, Obesity May Shrink Your Brain
MONDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- As if there weren't already
enough good reasons to avoid smoking and keep your weight, blood
sugar levels and blood pressure all under control, a new study
suggests these risk factors in middle age may cause your brain to
shrink, leading to mental declines up to a decade later.
When Teens Abuse Prescriptions, Addiction Often Follows
MONDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- More than one in five teens
who have been prescribed a controlled medication such as Oxycontin
for pain or Ritalin to treat attention deficit hyperactivity
disorder are misusing the drugs, a new study has found.