Health Tip: Beginning Yoga
(HealthDay News) -- If you have arthritis and want to start
practicing yoga, you'll need to make sure that your routine is safe
Health Tip: Six Dangerous Driving Habits
(HealthDay News) -- There are dangerous habits that teens often
practice behind the wheel. If parents are aware of these habits,
they can talk to their children about how to stay safer.
Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study Suggests
MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many American teens
may smoke to control or lose weight, a new study suggests.
Many Take Opioids Reluctantly for Back Pain: Survey
MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans
with back pain take powerful and potentially addictive opioid
painkillers. But in a new survey, many say the drugs provide only
limited relief and they worry about taking them.
Docs: Infants Should Share Parents' Room to Help Prevent SIDS
MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Infants should sleep
in the same room as their parents -- but not in the same bed -- to
reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), new
guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics advise.
Brain Changes Seen in Kids After One Season of Football
MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Just one season of
competitive football may cause changes in some young players'
developing brains, even if they don't get a concussion during play,
a small study found.
Smoking Still Takes Big Toll in U.S. Cancer Deaths
MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one-third of
cancer deaths among Americans aged 35 or older are caused by
smoking, and the rate is much higher in the South, a new study
Health Highlights: Oct. 24, 2016
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