Health Tip: Don't Think of Exercise as a Chore

(HealthDay News) -- If you think of exercise as a chore that you haveto do, it can be more difficult to stick with it.

Health Tip: Coping With Sleepwalking

(HealthDay News) -- Sleepwalking is a very real disorder that can be dangerous to the sleepwalker and family members.

Mouse Study May Explain Link Between Clogged Arteries, Immune Dysfunction

THURSDAY, Jan. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research in mice suggests that a molecule linked to clogged arteries might activate the immune system to the point where it harms the body.

Bedbugs Love a Crowd, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Jan. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Something to think about when you have trouble sleeping: Bedbugs grow faster when they live in groups, a new study finds.

Could Stem Cells Cure Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis?

THURSDAY, Jan. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A patient's own bone marrow stem cells might someday be used to treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, a new study suggests.

Books Reflect the Economic Tone of Their Times

THURSDAY, Jan. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," Dickens wrote in 1859.

Food Companies Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Supermarket Shelves: Report

THURSDAY, Jan. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Major food companies are keeping their word by removing 6.4 trillion calories from the U.S. marketplace in an effort to promote healthy weight, a new report says.

Health Highlights: Jan. 9, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

FDA Warns Against Misuse of Laxatives

THURSDAY, Jan. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you are constipated and need to use a laxative, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants you to know that some products can be dangerous if you don't follow the dosing instructions or you have certain medical conditions.