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High School Band Classes May Boost Teen Brains
High School Band Classes May Boost Teen Brains FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Music training improves teens' hearing and language skills, a new study says. The findings suggest that music instruction can help teens do better in school, acco...
Health Tip: Know the Dangers of Mold
Health Tip: Know the Dangers of Mold (HealthDay News) -- Mold growing inside your home can cause serious, even deadly, allergic reactions. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says potential symptoms of mold allergy include: A stuffy no...
Health Tip: Test Your Home for Radon
Health Tip: Test Your Home for Radon (HealthDay News) -- Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that can trigger lung cancer as it seeps inside a home through cracks in the floor or walls. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suggests how to test for ...
Health Highlights: July 24, 2015
Health Highlights: July 24, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Doctors Save Severed Hand by Attaching it to Patient's Leg Chinese doctors say they saved a man's severed hand by ...
High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk
High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. Researchers found that insulin resistance -- higher...
Health Highlights: July 27, 2015
Health Highlights: July 27, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Spinal Cord Injury Patients Able to Stand Again Four men paralyzed from the chest down were able to get out of the...
Health Tip: Triggers of Swimmer's Ear
Health Tip: Triggers of Swimmer's Ear (HealthDay News) -- Swimmer's ear occurs when water becomes trapped inside. This can cause pain, inflammation and infection. The American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery says potential triggers ...
Health Tip: When Heel Pain is Afoot
Health Tip: When Heel Pain is Afoot (HealthDay News) -- Pain in the heel may range from a minor nuisance to disabling. The American Podiatric Medical Association mentions these possible causes: Formation of a spur, a non-cancerous bony growth, in this...
Health Tip: Offer Support to Seniors
Health Tip: Offer Support to Seniors (HealthDay News) -- Significant life changes, from losing a loved one to developing a health problem, can be particularly difficult for seniors. The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests how to help: Learn...
Health Tip: Protect Your Heart From Stress and Depression
Health Tip: Protect Your Heart From Stress and Depression (HealthDay News) -- Your heart may pay a price when you're stressed or depressed. But there are things you can do to help lighten the burden. The American Heart Association recommends: Identify...