Health Tip: Minimize Jet Lag

(HealthDay News) -- It's difficult to eliminate jet lag altogether, but there are things you can do to minimize symptoms of poor sleep, fatigue and difficulty concentrating.

Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits

MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Trading the gas pedal for foot power or bike power to get to your job can also improve your mental health, British researchers report.

Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone

FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older people exposed to high levels of black carbon -- the fine particle air pollution from traffic -- may have increased levels of leptin, a hormone linked to obesity, diabetes and heart disease, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Keeping Your Child Safe in a Car Seat

(HealthDay News) -- The correct car seat can protect your child in an accident, so make sure you're using the right seat for your child.

Pilots, Cabin Crews Face Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Says

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Airline pilots and flight crews may face as much as twice the risk of the type of skin cancer known as melanoma compared with the general population, according to a new analysis of existing research.

Donated Livers Not Harmed by Travel Distances, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Transporting donated livers long distances does not affect the quality of the organs, according to new research.

Young Driver's Gender May Play Role in Timing, Type of Crash

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The types of vehicle crashes involving young drivers often vary by gender, a new study has found.

Health Tip: Help Keep Teen Drivers Safe

(HealthDay News) -- Inexperienced teen drivers, facing a host of potential distractions, are more likely than older people to be involved in an accident.

Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Leaving the car at home and getting to work by walking, cycling or public transit is good for your health, a new study indicates.

WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak

MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- African nations hit hard by the Ebola outbreak should start screening all passengers leaving international airports, seaports and major ground crossings, the World Health Organization recommended Monday.