Drugs to Make You Look Beautiful -- But at What Price?
FRIDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Skimpy eyelashes, balding
pates and wrinkles aren't diseases, but they may as well be in a
society that "medicalizes" normal conditions by producing drugs not
to cure or heal, but to enhance, some health experts contend.
Health Tip: Help Prevent Breast Cancer
(HealthDay News) -- There's no sure way to prevent breast
cancer. But the womenshealth.gov website says there are things you
can do that may help lower your risk.
Mentoring Works Best When Adults, Kids Share Common Interests
FRIDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Although mentoring programs
intended to help children socially, emotionally or academically do
offer a number of benefits, these advantages are generally limited
and may not be enough for kids facing serious problems, a new
Drowsy Driving 'Unacceptable,' But One-Third Do It: Poll
FRIDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one-third (32 percent)
of American drivers admitted to drowsy driving in the past month,
even though 96 percent of the respondents said drowsy driving is an
unacceptable behavior, according to a new survey.
Weighing Weight-Loss Programs
THURSDAY, Nov. 3 (HealthDay News) -- A new British study finds
that commercial weight-loss programs are more effective and less
costly than primary care-based programs led by specially trained