Health Tip: Tailgate With Safe Food
(HealthDay News) -- Heading out to enjoy some tailgating? Pack
the proper supplies to safely cook and store your food.
Health Tip: Underage Drinking is Risky
(HealthDay News) -- The legal drinking age is 21 in the United
States, and drinking before the legal age has its risks.
Eye Study Results May Offer New Therapy for Some Vision Loss
THURSDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- The system that controls
eye movements in humans is highly adaptable and can make changes
within a few hours when something interferes with a person's
ability to see, according to a new study.
Scientists ID Genes Behind Chronic Mountain Sickness
THURSDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- People who live at high
altitudes and suffer from chronic mountain sickness may have their
genes to thank, a new study finds.
Certain Antibiotics Tied to Blood Sugar Swings in Diabetics
THURSDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetes patients who take
a certain class of antibiotics are more likely to have severe blood
sugar fluctuations than those who take other types of the drugs, a
new study finds.
Breast-Feeding May Protect Some Women Against Breast Cancer
THURSDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding for more
than six months appears to guard nonsmoking women against breast
cancer for longer periods of time, a new study suggests.
Study Challenges Theory About Left Brain/Right Brain Behavior
THURSDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Brain scans show no
evidence that people are predominately right- or left-brained,
Partner's Chronic Pain Can Interfere With Your Sleep
THURSDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- If your partner suffers
chronic pain from knee osteoarthritis, your sleep and mood may
suffer as well, according to a new study.
One Exercise Session Won't Bring a Good Night's Sleep
THURSDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- If you decide to hit the
gym in hopes that a quick dose of exercise will cure your insomnia,
a new study suggests that will not be enough.
Heavy Coffee Drinking Tied to Shorter Lives for Younger Adults in Study
THURSDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Hold the java and listen
up: A new study suggests that people under 55 who drink four or
more cups of coffee a day are more likely to die early than
Health Highlights: Aug. 15, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
High-Fat Diets May Spur Overeating, Mouse Study Suggests
THURSDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who have tried
to give up fatty foods in favor of healthier choices have found
themselves obsessing over cookies or chips. Choosing a salad over a
cheeseburger can feel like a Herculean act of will.
Groups Get $67M to Guide Uninsured Through Health Care Marketplace
THURSDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- The Obama administration
said Thursday that it has given $67 million in grants to 105
community groups to help the uninsured choose and sign up for
coverage when new health insurance marketplaces kick in this