Need to Exercise More? Think How It Will Help You Now
FRIDAY, Jan. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Health and fitness experts
have for years tried to entice people to exercise more by flogging
long-range benefits such as losing weight or avoiding long-term
illness caused by chronic disease.
Normal Pregnancies May Be Misdiagnosed as Ectopic
FRIDAY, Jan. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Women with normal
pregnancies that were misdiagnosed as ectopic who were treated with
methotrexate in the first trimester either miscarried or gave birth
to a severely deformed baby, the results of a small study
Recent Rotavirus Vaccines Safe, Study Says
FRIDAY, Jan. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Updated vaccines for
rotavirus -- once the leading cause of gastrointestinal illness
among U.S. children -- do not appear to increase the risk of
potentially deadly side effects, a new study finds.
CDC Warns Against Sharing Insulin Pens
FRIDAY, Jan. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Due to a growing number of
reports about improper use of insulin pens, the U.S. Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention has issued a reminder that the
devices must never be used on more than one person.
At More U.S. Workplaces, Smokers Need Not Apply
FRIDAY, Jan. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Following the lead of the
Cleveland Clinic and a growing number of other hospitals,
Pennsylvania's Geisinger Health System will turn away job
applicants who smoke starting next month.
Weight Gain Often Unrecognized by Young Women
FRIDAY, Jan. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Many young American women
fail to recognize recent weight gain, and self-perception of weight
gain appears to be significantly influenced by race, ethnicity and
birth control methods, according to a new study.
Experts Urge Public Action to Aid Cancer Prevention
FRIDAY, Jan. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Community support is
essential for healthy behaviors that can reduce cancer risk,
according to updated guidelines on nutrition and physical activity
for cancer prevention released this week by the American Cancer