Unemployment's Toll Can Be Heartbreaking
THURSDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) -- As anyone who's lost a
job can attest, stress and worry often quickly follow. But the
health of your heart after unemployment can also take a tumble.
A Survivor's Story From the Job Loss Front
THURSDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) -- Michael Knowlese wasn't
completely surprised when he lost his job as a marketing manager in
late November 2012.
Health Tip: Protect Your Feet in the Heat
(HealthDay News) -- Hot weather can give your feet a beating,
but you can take a few steps to protect your sensitive soles from
the heat and sun.
Health Tip: Helping Kids Conquer Bedwetting
(HealthDay News) -- When children are developmentally ready,
parents can take steps to help them stay dry through the night.
Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Fat-Related Genes
THURSDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery
changes the levels of genes involved in burning and storing fat, a
new study says.
Study Puts New Spin on 'Sound Sleep'
THURSDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) -- Playing a certain type of
sound stimulation during sleep might help improve your memory, a
small new study suggests.
Severely Injured Vets May Need Ongoing Emotional Care
THURSDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. veterans who
suffered major limb injuries in combat showed little improvement
with mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and
post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the two years after
receiving treatment for their wounds, researchers report.
Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report
THURSDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to cancer
prevention, the latest report from the American Cancer Society
offers mostly good news but some bad news as well.
Health Highlights: April 11, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Teen's Death From Chickenpox Highlights Need for Vaccination, CDC Reports
THURSDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) -- The death from chickenpox
of an otherwise healthy 15-year-old Ohio girl should remind parents
of the importance of vaccination against the disease, U.S. health
officials reported Thursday.