Most Prefer That Men 'Pop the Question,' Survey Finds
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13 (HealthDay News) -- You've come a long way,
baby, but in matters of love and marriage this Valentine's Day,
you'll probably let
himdo the asking.
Health Tip: Using a Stability Ball
(HealthDay News) -- If you're thinking about using one of those
extra-large inflatable orbs called a stability ball as part of your
exercise routine, the American Council on Exercise says the product
Health Tip: Preparing for Your Next Checkup
(HealthDay News) -- To get the most from your medical checkups,
make sure you're prepared before you visit your doctor.
Valentine's Day a Show of Wealth for Single Men?
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13 HealthDay News) -- On Valentine's Day, single
men are far more likely than married guys to splurge on a loved
one, a marketing expert from Harvard Business School says.
'Watch and Wait' Approach Often Best for Older Patients With Kidney Cancer
TUESDAY, Feb. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Sometimes, simply watching
and waiting is a safe alternative to surgery for older patients
with small kidney tumors, a new study suggests.
'Cyberbullying' as Harmful as Physical Threats, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13 (HealthDay News) -- It may seem harmless to
many, but for those who are targeted, online bullying is just as
harmful as being bullied physically, according to a new study.
Could Duration of Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Be Halved?
TUESDAY, Feb. 12 (HealthDay News) -- For some men with prostate
cancer, hormonal therapy to beat the disease could be safely cut
from three years to half that time, a new clinical trial
Calcium Supplements May Raise Odds of Heart Death in Women
TUESDAY, Feb. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Women eating a high-calcium
diet and taking calcium supplements adding up to more than 1,400
milligrams a day may be running nearly twice the risk of dying from
heart disease, a large Swedish study suggests.
Report Calls for Changes in U.S. Efforts to Fight Counterfeit Drugs
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Aiming to reduce the
global threat of counterfeit drugs, a new Institute of Medicine
report also recommends changes in the United States that include a
mandatory drug-tracking system and tighter licensing rules for drug
Health Highlights: Feb. 13, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
FDA Should Work to Cut Sugar Levels in Sodas, Experts Say
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13 (HealthDay News) -- A leading consumer
advocacy group, along with nutrition experts and health agencies
from a number of U.S. cities, are calling for lowering the amount
of sugars added to soft drinks.