Health Tip: Seniors Need Preventive Care
(HealthDay News) -- It's important for seniors to see a doctor
regularly to stay on top of any potential health issues.
Health Tip: Create a Healthier Salad
(HealthDay News) -- Salads can be a healthy meal, but not if you
top your greens with unhealthy foods and drown them in fattening
Antidepressant Eases Menopause-Related Symptoms, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, May 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Estrogen therapy and
the non-hormonal drug venlafaxine (Effexor) are nearly equally
effective in reducing menopause-related hot flashes and night
sweats, according to a new study.
U.S. Teens' Cardiorespiratory Fitness Has Dropped in Last Decade: Report
WEDNESDAY, May 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More and more U.S.
teens now fall short when it comes to cardiorespiratory fitness, a
new government report shows.
Can Fire Retardants Raise Risk of Children Born With Lower IQs?
WEDNESDAY, May 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study bolsters
the concerns of some scientists that hazardous levels of fire
retardants in furniture and other products may harm children before
they are born.
Obesity Crisis Has Scaled Even the Himalayas
WEDNESDAY, May 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity rates in
remote Himalayan mountain villages are five times higher than they
were two decades ago, according to a new study that highlights the
extent of the global obesity epidemic.
Mediterranean Diet May Keep Kids Slimmer
WEDNESDAY, May 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children who eat a
Mediterranean-style diet are less likely to be overweight or obese
than other youngsters, a new study suggests.
1 in 5 Elderly U.S. Patients Injured by Medical Care
TUESDAY, May 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in five
Medicare patients are victims of medical injuries that often aren't
related to their underlying disease or condition, according to new
Health Highlights: May 28, 2014
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