E-Cigarettes: Separating Fiction From Fact
FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's the new year, a
time when a smokers' thoughts often turn to quitting.
A Guide to Smoking-Cessation Options
FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who want to quit
smoking cigarettes no longer have to suffer through cold-turkey
Health Tip: Stock Your Car for Winter Weather
(HealthDay News) -- With the onset of winter weather, it's a
good idea to stock your car with a seasonal emergency kit.
Health Tip: Don't Take Too Much Acetaminophen
(HealthDay News) -- If you're plagued with a headache, sinus
congestion or body aches, you may find the common pain reliever
acetaminophen in more than one medication you take for relief.
Daycare Surfaces May Hold Germs Longer Than Thought
FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Germs that cause common
illnesses, including ear infections and strep throat, can linger on
surfaces such as cribs, children's toys and books for hours after
contamination -- even after the objects are well cleaned --
according to a small new study.
Younger Adults Who've Had Shingles May Face Higher Stroke Risk
FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who've had
shingles -- a viral infection also known as herpes zoster -- before
age 40 may have a higher risk of stroke years later, a large new
Slow Eating Might Help Curb Calories
THURSDAY, Jan. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As people look for
fresh strategies to cut back on calories and shed pounds, a new
study suggests that simply eating more slowly can significantly
reduce how much people eat in a single sitting.
Health Highlights: Jan. 3, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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