Health Tip: When Stress Becomes Dangerous
(HealthDay News) -- Stress can contribute to a number of serious
health problems, so it's important to visit your doctor when you
notice warning signs that stress is affecting your health.
Health Tip: Help Calm a Cough
(HealthDay News) -- If you're plagued with a cold or another
respiratory illness that's causing a cough, there are things you
can do to help tame the beast.
Certain Seniors at Risk for Infection After ER Visit: Study
MONDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors in long-term care
facilities have a roughly threefold increased risk for respiratory
or gastrointestinal infections if they visit a hospital emergency
department in the fall, winter or spring, according to a new
Hip Fracture Patients Often Have Other Health Problems
MONDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Weight loss and malnutrition
are among the medical conditions that increase treatment costs and
the length of hospital stays for older adults with hip fractures, a
new study finds.
Parents May Hold Key to Treating Kids' Obesity
MONDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Parents and caregivers
should be involved in treatment programs for obese children and
should lead by example, praise children's progress and use setbacks
as learning opportunities, experts say.
New Genetic Clues to Breast Cancer?
SUNDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified
three new genomic regions they believe are linked with breast
cancer that may help explain why some women develop the
Study Shows How Stress Triggers Immune System
MONDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Shedding some light on why
stress might be bad for you, a new study finds that parts of your
immune system ramp up when you get into personal conflicts with
Abortion Safer for Women Than Childbirth, Study Claims
MONDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Since the U.S. Supreme Court
legalized abortion in 1973, opponents have questioned the safety of
medical procedures used to terminate pregnancy. Now, a new study
contends that having a legal abortion is safer than carrying a baby
Alcohol OK in Housing for Formerly Homeless, Study Says
THURSDAY, Jan. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Allowing homeless people
who are heavy drinkers to consume alcohol when they were provided
with housing actually decreased their heavy drinking by more than
one-third over two years, a new study has found.