Health Tip: Shoes Too Tight?
(HealthDay News) -- You're not doing your feet any favors by
wearing shoes that are too small.
Health Tip: When It's Smart to Have Wisdom Teeth Removed
(HealthDay News) -- Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars
that usually appear between ages 17 and 21. They often lack enough
room to come in normally, and should be removed to prevent pain and
Campaign Has Smokers Listening to Smoking's Victims
THURSDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- A frank and graphic
nationwide media campaign to motivate smokers to quit seems to be
working, say researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control
Sugar 'n' Spice Not Always Nice
THURSDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Spice allergy affects up to
3 percent of people and can seriously restrict their everyday
activities, an expert says.
Caffeine May Help the Brain Process Words
THURSDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- A small amount of caffeine
helps the brain recognize words with a positive connotation faster
and more accurately, according to a new study.
Does Black Tea Reduce Diabetes Risk?
THURSDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Rates of type 2 diabetes
are lower in countries where many people drink black tea, a finding
that supports previous research suggesting that regular consumption
of black tea is associated with a reduced risk of diabetes,
according to a new study.
Too Much Sitting Linked to Fat Buildup Around the Heart
THURSDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- All those hours Americans
spend in their office chairs or on their sofas may be packing on a
particularly unhealthy form of fat around the heart, a new study
Common Antidepressants Tied to Higher Bleeding Risk in Warfarin Users: Study
THURSDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of older Americans
take the blood thinner warfarin, and many may also take one of a
widely used class of antidepressants called SSRIs.
Energy Drinks Disrupting U.S. Soldiers' Sleep: CDC
THURSDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Energy drinks can cause
sleep problems and daytime sleepiness among U.S. soldiers in combat
zones, a new government study says.
Health Highlights: Nov. 8, 2012
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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