'Hookup' Culture on College Campuses Not All That New
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- College students today are
not having more sex than they were two decades ago, according to
new research that challenges the perception of a campus "hookup
culture," in which students regularly have sex with no strings
Are Truck Drivers on the Road to Ill Health?
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Long-haul truck drivers in
the United States have adapted to increasing demands for efficiency
and speed in getting shipments from one point to another, but in
doing so they've had to push their bodies to the limit, sacrificing
sleep and a healthy diet, according to a new study.
Mediterranean Diet May Counter Genetic Risk of Stroke
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Mediterranean diets heavy
in two foods -- olive oil and nuts -- are linked to a lower rate of
strokes in older people whose genetic makeup boosts their risk of
diabetes, according to a new study.
New Drug Approved to Treat HIV-1
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Tivicay (dolutegravir) has
been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat
infection with HIV-1, a strain of the virus that causes AIDS.
CDC: Heavy Drinking a Costly Burden to U.S.
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Excessive drinking is a
major economic problem in the United States, costing billions of
dollars in health care costs, lost worker productivity and other
consequences involved, the federal government reported Tuesday.