Health Tip: Help Your Teen Get Enough Sleep
(HealthDay News) -- Teens need plenty of sleep, about nine hours
per night. That can be tough to achieve, but parents can help
instill healthy sleep habits.
Health Tip: Easing the Discomfort of Late Pregnancy
(HealthDay News) -- As you near the end of your pregnancy, the
aches, pains and general discomforts may worsen.
Protein Found in Blood Might Help Detect Lung Cancer Sooner: Report
TUESDAY, Sept. 17 (HealthDay News) -- A protein that can be
detected using a noninvasive blood test might one day help aid in
the early diagnosis of lung cancer, preliminary research
'Bath Salts' Drugs Led to 23,000 ER Visits in One Year: U.S. Report
TUESDAY, Sept. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Street drugs called "bath
salts" were linked to nearly 23,000 emergency department visits in
the United States in 2011, a new report says.
Blueberries, Red Grapes May Boost Body's Immune Function
TUESDAY, Sept. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Red grapes and blueberries
may give your immune system a boost, according to a new study.
Healthy Lifestyle May Reverse Cellular Aging, Study Suggests
MONDAY, Sept. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy behaviors such as
exercise, good diet and stress management have the potential to
reverse aging on a molecular level and partly restore the vitality
of a person's cells, according to a new pilot study.
Frequent Cold Sores Tied to Genetic Mutation in Study
TUESDAY, Sept. 17 (HealthDay News) -- A gene mutation explains
why some people develop cold sores while others do not, according
to a new study.
Report Sees Continued Advances in War Against Cancer
TUESDAY, Sept. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 14 million people
in the United States, or one in 23, are now cancer survivors.
Health Highlights: Sept. 17, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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