Health Tip: Why Keep a Health Journal?
(HealthDay News) -- A health journal captures various snapshots
of your health, which helps you and your doctor get a clear picture
of your medical history.
Health Tip: Walk to Your Favorite Restaurant
(HealthDay News) -- Why drive to a restaurant that's close by?
Experts say if the weather cooperates and the restaurant isn't too
far, walk before you dine.
High Blood Pressure May Be Worse for Women
MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High blood pressure
might be more dangerous for women than men, a new study
Many Hispanic Women Unaware of Heart Disease Risk Factors
MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Hispanic women tend to
be less informed than white women about the link between being
obese or overweight and increased risk for heart disease, a new
Power Down to Speed Concussion Recovery: Study
MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young people who suffer
a concussion often want to return to school and begin using
electronics right away, but resuming everyday life too quickly
might delay recovery, researchers say.
20 Percent of Seventh Graders Have 'Sexted'
MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 20 percent of
at-risk seventh graders have "sexted" and those middle schoolers
were much more likely to also have engaged in some type of sexual
behavior, a new study finds.
Health Highlights: Jan. 6, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Americans Living Longer Than Ever: CDC
MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are living
longer than ever and their life expectancy is increasing every
year, federal health officials reported Monday.