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Health Tip: Scrub Hands Thoroughly
Health Tip: Scrub Hands Thoroughly (HealthDay News) -- To get rid of germs on your hands, you should make sure you're washing properly. The World Health Organization offers these handwashing guidelines: Get your hands completely wet, then squirt enoug...
Health Tip: Don't Fall for Food Safety Myths
Health Tip: Don't Fall for Food Safety Myths (HealthDay News) -- Believing a myth about food safety can leave you with a nasty case of food poisoning. Foodsafety.gov sets the record straight: Food poisoning actually is a serious illness and could caus...
Health Highlights: Sept. 22, 2014
Health Highlights: Sept. 22, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Dry-Roasted Peanuts Linked to Higher Allergy Risk: Study Eating dry-roasted peanuts may increase the risk of deve...
Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns
Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Coupled with worldwide marches demanding action on climate change, a new study warns that rising temperatures and altered weather patterns in the Unite...
Health Tip: Relax Daily
Health Tip: Relax Daily (HealthDay News) -- To be healthier mentally, emotionally and physically, take time each day to relax. The American Heart Association suggests these relaxing tips: Don't just veg out in front of the TV; engage in relaxation tec...
Health Tip: Get Fit With a Buddy
Health Tip: Get Fit With a Buddy (HealthDay News) -- If you're toning up or striving to lose a few extra pounds, working out with a partner or friend can make the job easier and more fun. The American Council on Exercise offers these suggestions: Have...
Health Highlights: Sept. 23, 2014
Health Highlights: Sept. 23, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Infants Being Tested for TB at Texas Hospital Tuberculosis testing has begun for more than 700 infants who had co...
Health Tip: Help Prevent Gum Disease
Health Tip: Help Prevent Gum Disease (HealthDay News) -- Gum disease can lead to tooth loss and other serious dental problems. That's why it's important to recognize the risk factors. Mouthhealthy.org mentions these typical contributors to gum disease...
Health Tip: Check Your Child for Head Lice
Health Tip: Check Your Child for Head Lice (HealthDay News) -- Head lice are easily spread from person to person by close contact or by sharing items such as hairbrushes or towels. The American Academy of Pediatrics explains how to check a child for h...
Health Highlights: Sept. 24, 2014
Health Highlights: Sept. 24, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: New Chantix Label Suggests Low Risk of Suicidal Behavior There's little proof that the anti-smoking drug Chantix ...