Mellow Music May Help Stave Off Road Rage
FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- A quick switch to mellow
music in the car may make you a safer driver, researchers say.
Health Tip: At Risk for Alzheimer's?
(HealthDay News) -- Researchers believe they've identified at
least some of the risk factors for Alzheimer's disease. While there
are some factors that you have no control over, you may be able to
influence some potential triggers.
Health Tip: If Your Child Has Diabetes
(HealthDay News) -- Children with diabetes should be able to
participate in field trips and after-school activities, as long as
parents take precautions to help keep them safe.
Whole Fruits Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk
FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- It's no secret that fruit is
good for you. But what kind? A new study links whole fruits --
especially blueberries, grapes and apples -- to a lower risk of
type 2 diabetes, but suggests that fruit juices may actually raise
New Moms, the Obese Prone to Flu Complications, Analysis Finds
FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- A new analysis finds that
new mothers and obese people are at higher risk of complications
from severe cases of the flu.
Black Women Less Likely to Get HPV Vaccine: Study
FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that
black women are less likely to get vaccinated against the human
papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection that can
cause cervical cancer.
Ocean Plume from Japan Nuke Disaster Will Reach U.S. by 2014
FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Within three years of the
Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown that was triggered by a tsunami in
Japan in March 2011, the radioactive ocean plume resulting from the
disaster will reach the shores of the United States, researchers
Alcohol Dominates in Pop Music Lyrics: Study
FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Today's popular music often
celebrates excessive drinking as a fun, beneficial pastime, even
highlighting select booze brands in many lyrics, a new study
For Teens, Favorite Tunes May Impair Driving
FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Music may soothe the savage
beast, but a new study argues that novice teenage drivers who rock
out to a playlist of favorite tunes may end up with impaired motor
Glass of Wine a Day May Ward Off Depression, Study Suggests
FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- In the same way that a
little wine may be good for the heart, it might also help avoid
depression, a Spanish study suggests.
In Showdowns Between Sexes, Male Ego Bruises Easily
FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Men tend to feel worse about
themselves when their wives or girlfriends succeed, with their
self-esteem sagging rather than basking in the glory of their
Health Highlights: Aug. 30, 2013
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