Health Tip: Manage Your Stress at Work
(HealthDay News) -- Job-related stress affects your work
performance and can spill over into your personal life. So,
learning how to manage stress at work can help you both at home and
on the job.
Risk of Autism in Siblings Higher Than Thought
MONDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Younger siblings of a child
with an autism spectrum disorder have a nearly one in five chance
of being diagnosed with autism, much higher than previous
estimates, a new study finds.
Study Supports Selective Use of Drug-Coated Stents
MONDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Limiting the use of
expensive drug-eluting (coated) stents does not increase patients'
risk of heart attack or death, but it can save the U.S. health care
system hundreds of millions of dollars a year, a new study
For Men, 'Culture of Honor' Can Be Deadly
MONDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Psychologists call it the
"culture of honor," a mostly male mindset that places a high value
on defending one's reputation at any cost. But new research
confirms that it's linked with high rates of accidental deaths.
Many More Kids Hospitalized for Mental Illness: Study
MONDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Short-stay hospitalizations
of children with mental illnesses surged between 1996 and 2007,
while psychiatric admissions among the elderly declined in that
period, according to a new study examining changing patterns in
psychiatric hospitalization in the United States.
Story 'Spoilers' May Boost Enjoyment
MONDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Although many people think
that flipping to the back of the book or knowing a story's ending
before it even starts will "spoil" it, a new study revealed knowing
what happens in the end may actually help people enjoy a story even
Radiation From Japan Reached California Coast in Just Days
MONDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that
radiation from the nuclear plant accident in Japan in March reached
California within days, showing how quickly air pollution can
travel, but scientists say the radiation will not hurt people.
More Evidence Tanning Beds May Be Addictive
MONDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Frequent indoor tanners may
exhibit brain changes that are similar to those seen among people
who are addicted to drugs and alcohol, according to a new study
that adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting that indoor
tanning may be addictive.
New Strategy Trains All Soldiers in Trauma Care
MONDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- During a firefight in
Afghanistan, Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, an Army Ranger, picked up
a live grenade and threw it away to save the lives of his fellow
soldiers. As he did, the grenade exploded, blowing off his right
hand. A bleeding Petry, who'd also been shot in both legs, stopped
the bleeding by tying his own tourniquet.