Surprise HIV Diagnosis Becomes Life-Changing Moment
FRIDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- It was 1995, and 36-year-old
Maria Davis had it all: a successful career as a music promoter and
a model, two kids, and a man she loved so much she was going to
move thousands of miles to be with him.
Among Black Americans, HIV Takes a Greater Toll
FRIDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- For one particular segment
of the U.S. population, the news related to HIV infections has been
anything but positive.
Even Women Who Exercise Sit Too Much
THURSDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) -- For women who love that
great, self-satisfied feeling after a workout, a new study could be
a disappointing surprise. Regular exercise, the study found, does
not reduce the risk of an otherwise sedentary lifestyle.
Health Tip: Is Caffeine Giving You the Jitters?
(HealthDay News) -- Caffeine can provide a little "pick-me-up"
if you're struggling to stay awake. But this common stimulant,
found primarily in many coffees and teas, also can cause a number
of unwanted side effects.
Health Tip: Limit Swelling While Wearing a Cast
(HealthDay News) -- It's natural for a broken limb to swell just
after the injury. If the limb is in a cast, this can make the cast
feel snug near the injury, causing discomfort and possible
Make Sure Toys You Buy Are Safe for Tots
FRIDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Toy shopping season is here
and experts urge parents and others to make sure any gifts they buy
for children are safe and age-appropriate.
Study: Cystic Fibrosis Patients Struggle to Exercise
FRIDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Children and teens with
cystic fibrosis have impaired blood vessel function, which may
affect their ability to exercise, a new study suggests.
To Get More Fit, Find a Stronger Workout Partner
FRIDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- What would it take to get
you to regularly exercise longer than you do now?
Obesity Complicates Lung Cancer Surgery: Study
FRIDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Lung cancer surgery takes
longer and is more costly if a patient is obese, a new study
Could Baby's Crying Give Clues to Autism?
FRIDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- The sounds infants make when
they cry could offer insight into the likelihood that they'll later
be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders, a tiny and preliminary
Health Highlights: Nov. 30, 2012
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