SUNDAY, Nov. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The holidays can be a challenge for families of children with autism because sensory overload can trigger major meltdowns, an expert says.
SATURDAY, Nov. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The wide variety and complexity of foods served at holiday gatherings can pose a threat for people with food allergies, an expert warns.
Getty Images “If you don’t want your boobs to hit your knees by the time you’re 30, always wear a bra, even to bed,” Halle Berry recently told InStyle.
Getty Images Let’s face it: Thanksgiving is the most delicious holiday of the year, with possibly the best leftovers ever.
Getty Images In a tech-obsessed society where 500 million tweets are sent per day and 1.28 billion people use Facebook on a regular basis, how can you tell when your own love of “checking in” has gone too far?
FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The widely used heart drug digoxin is associated with increased risk of death and hospitalization among patients who have the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation but no evidence of heart failure, a new study finds.
FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Close friends have more influence on teens’ alcohol use than their general peer group does, a new study says.
FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Those air-blown hand dryers in public restrooms may spread far more germs than conventional paper towels, a new study suggests.
It’s great to be an independent woman and all, but going at your fitness pursuits solo isn’t always the most productive scenario for reaching your goals.
Getty Images By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The same kind of laser that is used to remove tattoos may reduce scarring from acne, a small pilot study shows.
Getty Images Cinnamon is one of my feel-good foods. The scent reminds me of fall, my favorite time of year, and brings back memories of making apple pies with my mom, and celebrating the holidays.
Photo: Surgical Technology International If you’re the type of person who’s constantly glued to your phone, be warned: Looking down at your screen can be the equivalent of putting up to 60 pounds of extra weight on your spine, according to a new analysis published in the journal Surgical Technology International. You already know that the caved shoulders habit is bad posture and a recipe for back pain.
FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A clinical trial of hydroxyurea therapy for children with sickle cell anemia has been halted a year early because the results show it is a safe and effective way to manage the disease and reduce the risk of stroke.
By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Stroke outcomes are better when patients are treated in an ambulance by a neurologist equipped with a CT scanner and clot-busting drugs, German researchers report.
FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Being the boss at work seems to raise the odds for symptoms of depression among women, but not men, a new study finds.
FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Scientists say they’ve mapped the genome — the genetic “blueprint” — of a tapeworm extracted from a British man’s brain, in hopes it might help others with this very rare infection.
FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Many young people consider hookahs a hip and safer way to smoke, but a new study finds fumes from the water pipes contain the toxin benzene.
By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Elderly adults who live in nursing homes may commonly deal with aggressive or inappropriate behavior from fellow residents, a new study suggests.
By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — This year’s flu season is off to a slow but detectable start.
THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Kidney donation is one of the most selfless acts one person can do for another.