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Having Eczema Won't Make You Shorter
Having Eczema Won't Make You Shorter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The skin disease eczema doesn't increase the risk of being short, researchers report. "Childhood eczema is not associated with short stature overall, although severe dis...
Hormone Treatment for Brain Injury Fails to Meet Expectations
Hormone Treatment for Brain Injury Fails to Meet Expectations WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment with the hormone progesterone doesn't benefit patients with traumatic brain injury, a new study finds. "These results are plainly disa...
Health Highlights: Dec. 10, 2014
Health Highlights: Dec. 10, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: EPA Issues New Rule for Certain Chemicals in Paints, Glues A new rule to protect Americans from chemicals that can...
Health Tip: Does Your Bike Helmet Fit?
Health Tip: Does Your Bike Helmet Fit? (HealthDay News) -- A bicycle helmet can help protect you from serious head injury, but only if it fits properly. The Cleveland Clinic offers these guidelines for fitting a bike helmet: The helmet should fit snug...
Health Tip: Get Active This Winter!
Health Tip: Get Active This Winter! (HealthDay News) -- To offset all of those holiday feasts, don't forget to get plenty of exercise. The American Heart Association suggests these activities: Have a family sledding party. Hoofing it up a snowy hill i...
Health Tip: Seniors, Focus on Nutrient-Dense Foods
Health Tip: Seniors, Focus on Nutrient-Dense Foods (HealthDay News) -- As your body ages, you need fewer calories without sacrificing nutritional quality. Nutrient-dense foods can make sure your body gets what it needs without excess calories. The Wei...
Health Tip: Handle Emotions in a Healthy Way
Health Tip: Handle Emotions in a Healthy Way (HealthDay News) -- Everyone is emotional at one time or another. But you can manage your emotions in a healthy way. The American Academy of Family Physicians offers these suggestions: Don't get carried awa...
Health Highlights: Dec. 11, 2014
Health Highlights: Dec. 11, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Ebola Vaccine Trial in Switzerland Suspended Tests on an Ebola vaccine have been temporarily halted after some par...
Heart Attacks Rose in N.J. in Hurricane Sandy's Wake
Heart Attacks Rose in N.J. in Hurricane Sandy's Wake FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Hurricane Sandy, which pummeled much of the East Coast in 2012, also may have triggered a rise in heart attacks and strokes, a study of New Jersey residents...
Health Tip: Make Simple Swaps for a Healthier Breakfast
Health Tip: Make Simple Swaps for a Healthier Breakfast (HealthDay News) -- If your picky eater snubs breakfast, offer some healthy substitutes for typical favorites. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions: Skip the doughnuts ...