Health Tip: Opt for Healthier Fast Food
(HealthDay News) -- As teens grow more independent, they need to
make healthier food choices without depending on advice from mom
and dad ... even at a fast-food restaurant.
Health Tip: Eat a Good Breakfast
(HealthDay News) -- Eating a good breakfast helps give your
brain the boost it needs to stay sharp all day.
Abnormal BMI Tips Scale Toward Pregnancy Complications, Study Says
FRIDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women with a
body-mass index (BMI) that is too low or too high are at increased
risk for complications and additional hospitalization, according to
a new Scottish study.
Carbonation May Help Artificially Sweetened Soda 'Trick' the Brain
FRIDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Did they get your diet soda
order right at the drive-thru? It may not be so easy to tell.
'Intensifed' Global Effort Needed to Further Cut Child Deaths: Report
THURSDAY, Sept. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Even in the best-case
scenario, only 15 countries are projected to meet targets to reduce
child deaths by 2035, a new study says.
Women Vets May Need More Access to Breast Cancer Services
FRIDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Women are the
fastest-growing segment of the U.S. veteran population, making
breast cancer screening a crucial public health issue for the
Veterans Health Administration (VHA).
Deadly Respiratory Virus Has Passed Between Animals, Humans Before
FRIDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- A deadly respiratory virus
in Saudi Arabia is centered around the capital city of Riyadh and
has been transmitted from animals to humans more than once, genetic
Bacterial 'Autopsy' Could Speed Antibiotic Discovery: Study
FRIDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've
found a quicker way to analyze chemicals with bacteria-killing
abilities in an advance they hope will speed the development of new
Memory-Erasing Gene Discovered in Mice
FRIDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- A newly identified gene
that plays an important role in erasing old memories could point to
new ways to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD),
Blood 'Marker' May Predict Diabetes Risk in Older Women
FRIDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Older women's age and
lifestyle habits may be associated with levels of a protein
possibly linked with type 2 diabetes risk, researchers say.
U.S. Funds New Tobacco Regulation Research Centers
FRIDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- A new program creating 14
first-of-a-kind research centers for tobacco regulation in the
United States was announced by the federal government on
Health Highlights: Sept. 20, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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