Health Tip: Help Manage IBS With Diet

(HealthDay News) -- Irritable bowel syndrome is a collection of symptoms that can be aggravated by the foods you eat and how much you eat.

Health Tip: Make Time for Breakfast

(HealthDay News) -- It's easy to rush out the door and skip breakfast, but many experts think breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

Spanking May Be More Common Than Parents Admit

TUESDAY, April 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Ask any busy parent of preschool children: Early evening can be a stressful time. Now a small new study that audiotaped families soon after they returned home from work and day care suggests that spanking is surprisingly common.

By 9 Months, Baby's Visual Learning Kicks In: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- By the time they're 9 months old, babies can use pictures to learn about an object and later recognize the real thing, researchers say.

Traumatic Brain Injury Common Among Homeless Men

WEDNESDAY, April 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Brain injuries are common among homeless men and most of those injuries occur before they lose their homes, a small study found.

Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Early Death Risk in Study

WEDNESDAY, April 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged people who do poorly on simple tests of physical ability may be at increased risk of early death, according to a new study.

High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors

TUESDAY, April 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack survivors who get the recommended amount of fiber in their diets may live longer, a new study suggests.

Violent Older Siblings Set Bad Example

WEDNESDAY, April 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When older siblings commit violent crimes, their younger siblings are more likely to do the same, a new study suggests.

Even Routine Housework May Help Stave Off Disability

WEDNESDAY, April 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily physical activity as light as pushing a shopping cart, vacuuming the house or strolling through a museum can dramatically reduce a person's risk of disability, a new study reports.

Health Highlights: April 30, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: