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26 Oct

Calorie Counts and Menu Choices

Do calorie counts on menus help consumers make healthier food choices?

25 Oct

Calcium Supplements for Bone Health?

Calcium supplements within recommended levels should be considered safe for healthy adults, according to new study.

24 Oct

SIDS Prevention

Infants should sleep in the same bedroom as their parents for at least 6 months, according to new AAP policy.

Parent-Led Autism Therapy Shows Lasting Benefits

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A therapy that focuses on parents' communication skills may have lasting benefits for young children with autism, a new clinical trial suggests.

Researchers from the United Kingdom found that preschool children who took part in the program had less-severe autism symptoms six years later, com...

FDA Warns of Dangers From Testosterone Supplements

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Supplemental testosterone and related anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) can cause heart attacks, personality changes and infertility, and are easily abused, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

The agency said Monday that labeling on all prescription testosterone products -- which a...

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  • October 26, 2016
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On-the-Job Rudeness Spreads Easily

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Tired of crude remarks around the office water cooler? They could be catching.

A new study finds that sarcasm, insults and other rude behaviors can be contagious in the workplace.

Employees treated with disrespect are likely to lose self-control and behave in rude or offensive ways...

  • Mary Elizabeth Dallas
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  • October 26, 2016
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Less Than Half of Older Hip Fracture Patients Fully Recover: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For older adults, a fractured hip is often life-changing: The majority will never return to their former levels of independence and physical activity, according to new research.

"We all hope for full recovery, but less than half recover to their previous function after a hip fracture," said D...

The Scoop About Healthy Poop

TUESDAY, Oct. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Your bowel movements can offer important clues about your health, a doctor says.

If bowel movements feel comfortable, then it's likely all is well, said Dr. Gabriel Neal, a family medicine doctor and clinical assistant professor at Texas A&M College of Medicine.

"Normal bowel mov...

  • Robert Preidt
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  • October 25, 2016
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Air Pollution May Even Harm Blood Vessels of Healthy Young

TUESDAY, Oct. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even young, healthy adults can suffer blood vessel damage from air pollution, a new study finds.

Periodic exposure to fine particulate matter -- tiny pollutants from cars, factories, power plants and fires -- isn't a health risk only for the ill and the elderly, the researchers concluded.


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  • October 25, 2016
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