Prepping for a Colonoscopy: Why It's a Necessary Evil
THURSDAY, May 30 (HealthDay News) -- Let's face it: the very
mention of the word "colonoscopy" is enough to make many people
shudder, at least a bit. But, colonoscopy is an extremely effective
cancer screening tool, and it's the only cancer screening that can
actually prevent cancer from developing in the first place because
doctors can remove precancerous polyps during the test.
Sunless Tanners Still a Tough Sell, Survey Finds
THURSDAY, May 30 (HealthDay News) -- In their pursuit of a
golden glow, young American women say that beauty concerns, not
health worries, will determine how willing they are to use
so-called sunless tanning products, a new survey finds.
Health Tip: Manage Your Arthritis
(HealthDay News) -- Taking care of your joints and managing
arthritis can help reduce symptoms, improve joint function and
lower your healthcare costs.
In Dating Game, Narcissists Get the Girl
THURSDAY, May 30 (HealthDay News) -- Men with high levels of
narcissism -- an unrealistically positive self-image coupled with
feelings of entitlement -- have an easier time than others
attracting a potential mate, new German research says.
PTSD After Heart Attack Linked to Poor Sleep
THURSDAY, May 30 (HealthDay News) -- People who experience
post-traumatic stress disorder following a heart attack may find it
hard to get a good night's sleep, a new study indicates.