Aromatherapy: More Than Just a Pleasant Scent?
WEDNESDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Aromatherapy is
beginning to enter the medical mainstream, with groups as diverse
as the American Cancer Society and the U.S. Department of Veterans
Affairs touting the use of fragrance as a therapy that can
complement traditional health care.
Health Tip: Dealing With Stress
(HealthDay News) -- A key way to handle stress is not to avoid
life's challenges, but to deal with them head-on, the Cleveland
Americans Support Medicare Reform, But Not on Their Dime: Poll
THURSDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- Medicare, the federal
health insurance program for older and disabled Americans, may be
hurtling toward the critical list, but most people don't want to
pay for needed reforms from their own wallets, a new
Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds.
Battling the Bullying of an Autistic Child
THURSDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- From the time she was a
toddler, Abby Mahoney's parents knew she was different. She could
name 200 dinosaurs by age 3, and offered up detailed theories about
why they became extinct.
Eating Berries Might Help Preserve Your Memory
THURSDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- Regular consumption of
berries, such as blueberries or strawberries, may help keep your
brain functioning well as you age, new research suggests.
Toxic Gas in Dogs' Vomit a Threat to Vets: CDC
THURSDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- Dogs who accidentally eat
a commercial poison to combat gophers and moles can emit a toxic
gas that can sicken veterinary staff, a new report indicates.
Many U.S. Workers Sleep-Deprived: CDC
THURSDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- Many American workers get
fewer than six hours of sleep each night, putting themselves and
their co-workers at risk for serious and sometimes deadly
consequences, federal health officials said Thursday.
Healthy Behaviors Extend Life After Cancer, Experts Say
THURSDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy lifestyle --
including eating right, exercising and maintaining normal weight --
can boost the odds of long-term cancer survival, especially for
breast, colorectal or prostate cancer, according to new
recommendations from the American Cancer Society.