Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium
(HealthDay News) -- Calcium is essential for strong, healthy
bones. And there are plenty of nutritious food sources to choose
Health Tip: Manage Your Time During the Holidays
(HealthDay News) -- The holidays can be overwhelming, but
learning to manage your time wisely can help prevent undue
Light Exercise Might Reduce Risk of Kidney Stones
FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Just a little exercise
each week -- jogging for an hour or walking for about three hours
-- can reduce the risk of developing kidney stones by up to 31
percent, according to a new study.
Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise can provide
older breast cancer survivors with lasting benefits that keep their
bones strong and help prevent fractures, a new study suggests.
Avid Cellphone Use by College Kids Tied to Anxiety, Lower Grades
THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Ever feel a little
addicted to your cellphone?
Crimes Against Women Grossly Underestimated, Report Says
FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Violence committed
against women by men is vastly under-reported in many countries, a
large new study finds.
2 Pre-Surgery Drug Treatments Show Promise Against Aggressive Breast Cancer
FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Women fighting an
aggressive form of breast cancer may benefit from adding certain
drugs to their chemotherapy regimen, and taking them prior to
surgery, new research finds.
Low Vitamin B-12 Levels Tied to Bone Fractures in Older Men
FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Older men with low
levels of vitamin B-12 are at increased risk for bone fractures, a
new study suggests.
Could Longer Maternity Leave Prevent Postpartum Depression?
FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Having a longer
maternity leave reduces a woman's risk of postpartum depression,
new research shows.
New Rule Tweaks Obamacare Deadline
FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The Obama
administration is taking steps to prevent consumers who buy health
plans sold through state and federal exchanges from experiencing
any gap in coverage this January.
Health Highlights: Dec. 13, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
FDA Warns Against Nipple Test for Breast Cancer Screening
FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A new test marketed as
an alternative to a mammogram for breast cancer detection is not an
effective screening TOOL, U.S. health officials say.
James Bond's Dirty Little Spy Secret: He's an Alcoholic
FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Iconic spy character
James Bond drinks so much and so often that in real life he'd be
incapable of chasing down villains or wooing sexy vamps, a new