Health Tip: Protect Yourself From Hamstring Injury
(HealthDay News) -- Hamstring injury causes pain and discomfort
in the back of the thigh. You can reduce your chances of developing
this injury by avoiding common risk factors.
Health Tip: Living Green
(HealthDay News) -- Improving power consumption is good for you
and fellow earthlings everywhere.
Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys
THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The types of food
that many Southerners seem to prefer -- fried foods, sweet drinks
and processed meals -- may be deadly for people with kidney
disease, a new study suggests.
Employees Benefit From Natural Light, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Natural light during
the work day may benefit employees by improving their sleep and
quality of life, according to a new study.
Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors
THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Only about 10
percent of inspected stores across the United States illegally sold
tobacco products to minors during 2013, a U.S. government report
Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study
THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obese women who have
battled breast cancer might halve their chances of a recurrence if
they take aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
(NSAIDs) regularly, new research suggests.
FDA Approves New Kind of Insomnia Drug
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new prescription
insomnia drug that's the first of its kind was approved by the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday.
Belsomra Approved for Insomnia
THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Belsomra
(suvorexant) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration to treat insomnia.
Health Highlights: Aug. 14, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: