Meditation May Help Teens Cope With Cancer
FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation could help
improve mood, sleep and quality of life in teens with cancer,
according to a small new study.
Health Tip: Create Good Eating Habits
(HealthDay News) -- Fostering healthy habits when your children
are young is a great way to help ensure that they'll eat healthier
for the rest of their lives.
Health Tip: Limit Food Portions
(HealthDay News) -- Limiting how much you eat during each meal
can make it easier to lose any extra pounds.
When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?
FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's hard to imagine
what a child may feel when a mother or father dies. Studies have
found this crisis can pose serious psychological and developmental
problems for years. Now new research suggests kids' academic
performance can also suffer.
'Extreme Sports' Linked to 40,000 Head and Neck Injuries Per Year
FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Ever since the advent
of the "X Games" in the mid-1990s, Americans have embraced
so-called extreme sports such as mountain biking, skateboarding and
Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard Meds
FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most head lice found
in North America now carry a gene mutation that makes them
resistant to standard over-the-counter treatments, a new study
Stress Can Quickly Harm Kids' Health: Study
FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Stressful events can
have an almost immediate impact on children's health and
well-being, a new study finds.
Diabetes Linked With Lower Cancer Survival: Study
THURSDAY, March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer patients
with diabetes are more likely to die than those without diabetes,
and the risk is especially high for those taking insulin, a new
Wider Waistline May Mean Shorter Lifespan: Study
FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having a big belly
means big trouble when it comes to your health, researchers
Health Highlights: March 14, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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