Health Tip: Reducing Your Chances of Heart Disease if You Have Diabetes
(HealthDay News) -- Diabetics are at increased risk of
developing heart disease, but there are lifestyle changes you can
make to help lower the risk.
Health Tip: Practice a Well-Balanced Exercise Program
(HealthDay News) -- To get the full benefits of regular
exercise, experts say you should focus on many forms of
Study: Vigorous Exercise Seems Safe for Heart Transplant Recipients
MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Vigorous exercise
appears to be safe and beneficial for heart transplant patients,
according to new research.
Lunchbox Hygiene Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness, Expert Says
MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Keeping children's
lunchboxes clean helps protect them from foodborne illness, an
Co-Workers Take Dim View of Women Who Seek Flex Time: Study
MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women seeking a better
work-life balance are less likely than men to be viewed positively
by their colleagues, a new study finds.
Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds
MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Rates of developmental
and mental disabilities -- ranging from speech problems to
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder -- have jumped 21 percent
among U.S. children, according to a new report.
HPV Vaccine Protects Against Infection 8 Years Out: Study
MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new long-term study
shows that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine appears to
protect against the sexually transmitted virus for at least eight
Early Research With Drug Restores Hair in Patients With Alopecia
SUNDAY, Aug. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A drug used to treat a
rare type of bone marrow cancer restores hair in patients with an
autoimmune disease that causes hair loss, a new study found.
Doctors ID New Ways to Get More Kids Vaccinated
MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors are still
struggling to find effective ways to convince wary parents of the
importance of vaccinating their infant children.
Health Highlights: Aug. 18, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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