Health Tip: Stay Active With Baby
(HealthDay News) -- Just because your newborn is too little to
crawl or talk doesn't mean the two of you can't be active
Health Tip: Help Heal a Heel Spur
(HealthDay News) -- Heel spurs are bony growths that form on the
heel as a result of overuse or obesity. They can lead to
significant pain and discomfort.
Drug Arimidex Cuts Risk for Breast Cancer in Older, High-Risk Women: Study
THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The drug Arimidex
reduces the risk of developing breast cancer by more than 50
percent among postmenopausal women at high risk for the disease,
according to a new study.
Exercise Might Ease Joint Pain Caused by Breast Cancer Drugs
THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise might help
breast cancer survivors relieve the joint pain that is a side
effect of their medications, researchers say.
Exercise Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women
THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Vigorous exercise on
a regular basis might help protect black women against an
aggressive form of breast cancer, researchers have found.
Kids' Movies Deliver Mixed Messages on Eating, Obesity
THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Popular children's
movies, from "Kung Fu Panda" to "Shrek the Third," contain mixed
messages about eating habits and obesity, a new study says.
Could a Tiny Worm Help Treat Autism?
THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with autism
who were intentionally infected with a parasitic intestinal worm
experienced an improvement in their behavior, researchers say.
Drug May Help Slow Advanced Breast Cancer
THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Adding the cancer
drug dasatinib to standard hormone therapy may slow the progression
of advanced breast cancer, a preliminary study suggests.
Tough to Predict Profile of Mass Shooter: Report
THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- No single
personality profile or set of warning signs can accurately predict
who might commit a mass shooting such as occurred a year ago at
Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., a new report
Health Highlights: Dec. 12, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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