Afraid to Do the Math?
THURSDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- The key to easing math
anxiety may be less about improving calculation skills and more
about controlling negative emotions that make it difficult to focus
on doing the work, new research suggests.
Breast Radiation After Lumpectomy Saves Lives: Study
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Women with breast cancer
who undergo radiation after a lumpectomy have significantly fewer
recurrences and, consequently, greater odds of survival than women
who forgo radiation, new research says.
Rise in Vulvar Precancers Leads to New Guidelines
THURSDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American
women with precancerous cells of the vulva increased more than
fourfold between 1973 and 2000, and the increase has led to the
release Thursday of new treatment guidelines by two major medical
Food Nutrition Labels Must Be Made Simpler, Experts Say
THURSDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. agencies should
revamp the labels on the front of food and beverage packages to
make it as simple as possible for consumers to figure out how
nutritious a product really is, a new Institute of Medicine report
Suicide Rates Vary by Region: CDC
THURSDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- There's a suicide every 15
minutes in the United States, and for every person who takes his or
her own life there are many more who think about, plan or attempt
suicide, according to a federal report released Thursday.
U.S. Diet Still Has Too Much Salt, CDC Warns
THURSDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans consume too
much sodium, and new strategies and stronger efforts are needed to
reduce the amount of dietary salt, according to a new study by
federal government researchers.
Teen Drivers Prone to 'G-Force' Errors, Researchers Say
THURSDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Crash experts studying why
newly licensed teenagers have many more accidents than adults have
zeroed in on the elevated gravitational forces, or "g-forces,"
caused by braking late, swerving abruptly and other common
Foreclosure Crisis Threatening Americans' Health: Study
THURSDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that
falling behind on your mortgage payments hurts more than just your
finances, as the stress and financial strain that come with the
struggle can also harm your physical and psychological health.