Health Tip: Keep a Food Diary
(HealthDay News) -- If you want to watch your weight and make
sure you're eating healthy foods in healthy amounts, log what you
eat in a food diary.
Health Tip: Thwart Mold at Home
(HealthDay News) -- Exposure to mold isn't healthy, as it can
trigger allergies, asthma and a number of other ills.
Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study fuels the
ongoing debate over the health risks of bicycle riding for men:
Researchers found that cyclists who bike more may face a higher
risk of prostate cancer, but not a greater chance of infertility or
Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals
FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Community hospitals in
the southeastern United States have seen a fivefold increase in the
number of cases of a dangerous drug-resistant superbug during the
past five years, according to a new study.
Soldiers' Use of Mental Health Services Up, Stigma Down, Study Finds
FRIDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- As war raged in Iraq and
Afghanistan, U.S. soldiers almost doubled their use of mental
health services -- and they felt more comfortable seeking such
treatment, according to new research.
Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds
THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Overall death rates
for HIV-positive adults living in Australia, Europe and the United
States have been cut 28 percent since 1999, according to new
Scientists Spot Gene Behind Rare but Fatal Disease in Children
FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say
they've identified a gene mutation tied to a rare but severe, and
often fatal, disease in children.
Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans
FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New mothers who return
to work full-time are less likely to stick with their
breast-feeding goals than those who go back to work part-time, a
new study finds.
Many Sexually Active U.S. Teens Not Tested for HIV: CDC
FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Only one in five
sexually active U.S. teens has been tested for HIV, a new
government report shows.
EPA Unveils New Bug Repellant Labeling
FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new graphic for
insect repellant labels will show consumers how many hours the
product will protect them from mosquitoes and/or ticks, the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency says.
Health Highlights: July 18, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: