When Teen Dating Turns Abusive and Violent
FRIDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- When teens start dating,
parents' worries grow -- and experts say that dating violence
should be on their list of concerns.
Same-Sex Relationships Pose Abuse Risks, Too
FRIDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- Though many teens find it
difficult to talk about dating violence or abuse, the shroud of
secrecy may be even harder to get through for same-sex couples.
Health Tip: Keep Teeth Healthy During Pregnancy
(HealthDay News) -- Regular dental checkups and proper daily
hygiene are important during pregnancy.
Health Tip: Don't Overcook Veggies
(HealthDay News) -- Cooking vegetables properly can help
maintain peak nutrition. On the other hand, overcooking them may
cause valuable vitamins and nutrients to go down the drain, experts
Look for New, Improved Sunscreen Labels
FRIDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- New labeling laws for
sunscreen will help American consumers choose the product that
provides the best sun protection, experts say.
Testosterone Supplements May Hurt Male Fertility, Study Finds
FRIDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- Testosterone supplements are
touted as a cure for low libido, but men who take them may reduce
their odds of fathering a child, new research suggests.
Allergies May Boost Severity of Lung Disease
FRIDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- Hay fever and similar
allergies increase the frequency and severity of respiratory
problems in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
(COPD), a new study shows.
Obesity Crisis May Be Fueling Big Jump in Sleep Apnea Cases
FRIDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- The widening American
waistline may be feeding an epidemic of sleep apnea, potentially
robbing millions of people of a good night's rest, a new study
Dog DNA May Yield Clues to Human Eczema
FRIDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- A gene associated with eczema
in dogs has been identified, and that might one day lead to better
treatments for people with the skin disease, a new study
Insomnia Hints at Future Hospitalization
FRIDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- If you have trouble sleeping
at night, you may be headed for more than just frustration and
fatigue: Middle-aged and older adults with insomnia are more likely
to be hospitalized and use home health care services, a new study
Health Highlights: May 10, 2013
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