Importance of Family Meals Questioned
TUESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- There's no evidence to
support the widely held belief that sharing family meals improves
children's school performance or reduces their risk of behavior
problems, a new study says.
Health Tip: All Fats Aren't Bad
(HealthDay News) -- While it's important to limit the fat
content in your diet, your body does benefit from some fats in
New MRI Might Help Spot Heart Disease Early: Study
TUESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- A new MRI technique is
showing "practical promise" in identifying thickening of the
coronary artery wall, an early stage of coronary heart disease,
Walking for Heart Health? Speed It Up, Study Suggests
MONDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Fast walking and jogging
every day can cut your risk of heart disease and stroke by as much
as 50 percent, but an hour's walk every day does not make a
difference, according to a new Danish study.
Teens Want Voice in End-of-Life Decisions
TUESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Teens and young adults who
are seriously ill should have a chance to be involved in
end-of-life decisions, and a new planning guide -- developed
especially for this age group -- can help, researchers say.