Don't Let Migraines Ruin Your Holidays
THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The holidays can
challenge the estimated 30 million migraine sufferers in the United
States as they try to deal with crowds, travel delays, stress and
other potential headache triggers.
Facebook Faux Pas: Awkward! Or Maybe Not
THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- If you spend much
time on Facebook untagging yourself in unflattering photos and
embarrassing posts, you're not alone.
Health Tip: When Sore Muscles Warrant a Call to the Doctor
(HealthDay News) -- Muscle soreness can develop as you challenge
yourself physically, but certain warning signs warrant a call to
Health Tip: Help Boost Your Immune System
(HealthDay News) -- Eating a healthy diet can help strengthen
your immune system to ward off illness.
U.S. Spends 5 Times More Than U.K. on Antibiotics for Kids: Study
THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Antibiotics for
children that are covered by private insurance cost five times more
in the United States than in the United Kingdom, where costs are
covered by a government universal health plan.
Tanning Salons Now Outnumber McDonald's Outlets in Florida: Study
THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Skin cancer
researchers report in a new study that in the sunny state of
Florida, tanning salons now outnumber McDonald's fast-food
Could Brain Thickness Point to Stronger Religious Belief?
THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Higher levels of
self-professed spiritual belief appear to be reflected in increased
thickness of a key brain area, a new study finds.
White House Extends Insurance Enrollment Deadline for Second Time
TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The Obama
Administration on Tuesday once again extended the deadline for
people to register for health insurance coverage on
Study Questions Value of Common Knee Surgery
THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Improvements in knee
pain following a common orthopedic procedure appear to be largely
due to the placebo effect, a new Finnish study suggests.
Health Highlights: Dec. 26, 2013
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