Health Tip: Enjoy Dairy With Fewer Calories
(HealthDay News) -- Dairy foods usually are an important part of
a healthy diet. But it's important to make sure you're getting
enough calcium while not overdoing the calories and fat.
Health Tip: When a Canker Sore Emerges
(HealthDay News) -- Canker sores are painful ulcers that form
inside the mouth. While they'll usually heal on their own, they can
be very uncomfortable.
New Clues About Hot Flashes and the Brain
WEDNESDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) -- The hot flashes that
bedevil many women going through menopause appear to originate in
specific brain areas, scientists say.
Low Blood Sugar Levels May Pose Heart Risks for Diabetics, Review Suggests
WEDNESDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) -- Type 2 diabetes patients
with dangerously low blood sugar levels may be at increased risk
for cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.
Young People With Autism Find Work Through Job Training Program
WEDNESDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive job training
helps young people with autism get work, a small new study
Blood Pressure Swings Could Be Linked to Mental Decline: Study
TUESDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- Wide fluctuations in blood
pressure may be associated with memory and thinking difficulties in
older adults already at high risk for heart disease, a new European
Plastics Chemical BPA May Harm Human Fertility: Study
WEDNESDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) -- A chemical used in
everything from food-can linings to store receipts might also pose
some risk for infertility and birth defects, a new study
Do-Gooders May Be Doing Good Things for Their Genes: Study
WEDNESDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) -- Different routes to
happiness have varying effects on your genes and your health,
according to a new study.
1 in 3 Young Americans Has Suffered Dating Violence: Survey
WEDNESDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-third of
U.S. teens and young adults say they've suffered abuse during
dating and about one-third say they've been perpetrators of abuse,
new research finds. About one-quarter say they've been both an
abuser and a victim.
Health Highlights: July 31, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Most U.S. Babies Are Now Breast-Fed, CDC Says
WEDNESDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American
babies who are breast-fed continues to rise, according to a new
U.S. government report.