Giving Magnesium to Stroke Victims Early Not Helpful: Study
FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Giving magnesium to
stroke patients while they're being taken to the hospital does not
reduce the severity of their disabilities three months later, a new
Sizing Up a Guy by the Width of His Face
FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If Valentine's Day has
you sizing up your chances of finding true love, consider this new
finding: Women might prefer wider-faced men for short-term
romances, but not for long-term relationships.
Health Tip: Protect Kids in Motor Vehicle Crashes
(HealthDay News) -- Motor vehicle crashes are deadly and
all-too-common, but making sure passengers -- notably children --
are properly buckled up can help save lives.
Health Tip: Talk to Teens About Tanning
(HealthDay News) -- Many teens want their skin to cast a bronze
hue, but tanning can cause significant skin damage and serious
Many Stroke Survivors Resume Driving Without Testing: Survey
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many stroke
survivors start driving again without any testing to ensure they
can still drive safely, a new survey indicates.
Ovary Removal Might Raise Odds for Bone Loss, Heart Disease
FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who had
their ovaries removed before menopause are at increased risk for
bone loss and cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.
Supportive Mate a Good Match for Your Heart
FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Every Valentine's Day,
heart-shaped boxes filled with chocolates fly off the shelves as
couples express their love for each other, but a new study suggests
that a supportive spouse may be the real key to a happy and healthy
Many U.S. Women Prescribed Narcotic Pain Meds During Pregnancy
FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 14 percent
of American women take powerful narcotic pain medications during
pregnancy, according to a large new study.
For a Sugar-Free Valentine's Day...
FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If your loved one has
diabetes, go easy on the Valentine's Day candy, the American
Association of Clinical Endocrinologists advises.
Want to Rekindle Romance? Try Double Dating
FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Want to boost your
emotional connection with your romantic partner this Valentine's
Day? Try having a deeply personal conversation with another
Flu Hits Unvaccinated Hardest, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you want to avoid
the very worst of the flu, get a flu shot.
Food Price Hikes May Affect Those With Type 2 Diabetes
FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Food prices are linked
to blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study
Indoor Tanning Laws Help Keep Teen Girls Away, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teen girls are less
likely to go to indoor tanning salons if they live in states that
restrict their use of tanning beds, a new study reveals.
Health Highlights: Feb. 14, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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