Health Tip: Minimize Jet Lag
(HealthDay News) -- Jet lag can leave you feeling too tired to
enjoy your new destination, but there are things you can do to help
your body prepare.
Health Tip: Signs That May Indicate ADHD
(HealthDay News) -- Many people define attention-deficit
hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as the inability to stay focused and
the tendency to wander in thought and action.
Medication Review May Benefit Home Health Care Patients
TUESDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 40 percent of
American seniors who receive medical care from a home health agency
take at least one prescription drug that is potentially unsafe or
ineffective for them, according to a new study.
Scans Reveal Differences in Psychopathic Brains
TUESDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Differences seen in the
structure and function of psychopaths' brains could help explain
their often callous and impulsive anti-social behavior, U.S.
Chronic Disease May Up Out-of-Pocket Costs for Insured
TUESDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Among families with
employer-sponsored health care plans, those coping with chronic
illness pay more out of their pockets than those without chronic
illness, primarily because of higher prescription drug copayments,
a new study finds.
Could Soccer 'Headers' Cause Brain Injury?
TUESDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Frequent "heading" of
soccer balls by avid amateur players may cause brain damage leading
to subtle but serious declines in thinking and coordination skills,
a new study suggests.
Creative Minds More Prone to Cheating
TUESDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Creative thinkers are more
likely to cheat than those who are less creative, perhaps because
being an original thinker increases a person's ability to
rationalize their actions, according to a new study.
Many With HIV Not Getting Meds: CDC
TUESDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Some 1.2 million Americans
are living with HIV, yet only about 28 percent of them have their
disease under control, federal health officials report.