Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Eating
(HealthDay News) -- When feeling frazzled, many people turn to
food for comfort. Stress eating, also called emotional eating, can
occur because stress triggers certain food cravings.
Health Tip: Holding Your Infant Skin to Skin
(HealthDay News) -- Skin-to-skin contact is comforting for
newborns, who are still adjusting to the world around them. Even
with just a few minutes of skin-to-skin care (holding an undressed
baby next to your bare skin) can offer big benefits.
Brain Differences Seen in Kids With Conduct Problems
THURSDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- The brains of children with
conduct problems don't react in a normal way when they see images
of other people in pain, a new study finds.
Study Supports Broader Access to Lap-Band Weight-Loss Surgery
THURSDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- The Lap-Band weight-loss
procedure should not be restricted only to patients who are very
severely obese, a new study suggests.
Implanted Device May Predict Epilepsy Seizures, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- An implanted device that
monitors brain activity may offer a way to predict seizures in
people with uncontrolled epilepsy, a small pilot study
Food, Skin Allergies on the Rise Among Children: CDC
THURSDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American
children who suffer from food and skin allergies has increased
dramatically in recent years, a new government report shows.
Lipsticks, Glosses Contain Toxic Metals: Report
THURSDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- Lipsticks and lip glosses
apparently give you more than colorful kissers, according to a new
study by California scientists that contends the products contain
lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum and five other toxic metals.
Longer Wait for Mammogram After Benign Breast Biopsy May Be Warranted
THURSDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have a breast
biopsy that turns out to be benign are typically told to undergo
another imaging test, such as a mammogram, in six to 12 months.
Now, a new study suggests that the longer interval might be
White House to Challenge Ruling on Unlimited Access to 'Morning-After' Pill
THURSDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- The Obama administration
announced late Wednesday that it would appeal a federal judge's
order to eliminate any age restrictions on who can buy
morning-after birth control pills without a prescription.
Health Highlights: May 2, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Steep Rise in Suicides Among Middle-Aged Americans, CDC Says
THURSDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- The number of middle-aged
Americans who have committed suicide has risen sharply in the past
decade, federal health officials reported Thursday.