Health Tip: Considering Counseling?
(HealthDay News) -- Psychological counseling can help people
cope with myriad difficult physical or emotional issues.
Health Tip: Caring for an Older Person's Teeth
(HealthDay News) -- As people age and have trouble caring for
themselves, they may also struggle to care for their mouths and
'Junk Food' May Significantly Hike Risk of Stroke, Researchers Say
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3 (HealthDay News) -- People who eat a so-called
"Western diet," which is high in fat, salt and sugar, are at
significantly greater risk for stroke or premature death, according
to a new study involving rats.
Doctors Speak Out on Health Care Waste in U.S.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3 (HealthDay News) -- The basic assumption in
U.S. health care that more is better is being challenged by a group
of doctors who put the cost of unnecessary care at as much as $800
billion a year, according to a new report.
Stem Cell Transplant May Spur Heart Disease Risk: Study
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3 (HealthDay News) -- People who undergo the
transplantation of stem cells taken from bone marrow, circulating
blood or umbilical cord blood are more likely to develop risk
factors for heart disease, such as high blood pressure, diabetes
and high cholesterol, a new study contends.
Health Highlights: Oct. 3, 2012
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Indoor Tanning Causes Common Skin Cancers, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Oct. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Indoor tanning, already
associated with an increased risk for the deadliest type of skin
cancer, appears to increase the likelihood for other skin cancers
Skinny Genes: Could Heredity Raise Your Vulnerability to 'Be-Thin' Pressure?
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3 (HealthDay News) -- In a culture that
frequently projects the message that you can never be too thin, a
new study says genetic factors may make some women especially
susceptible to that ideal.