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Health Tip: Use Less Heat on Your Hair
Health Tip: Use Less Heat on Your Hair (HealthDay News) -- Curling irons and blow dryers may be damaging your hair, and experts say you should avoid them as much as possible. Here are some hair-sparing tips, courtesy of the American Academy of Dermato...
Health Tip: Help Your Child Kick a Bad Habit
Health Tip: Help Your Child Kick a Bad Habit (HealthDay News) -- What's behind your child's bad habit? Figuring out potential causes is key to breaking the bad behavior. The University of Michigan Health System advises: Offer praise when your child en...
Health Highlights: Feb. 2, 2016
Health Highlights: Feb. 2, 2016 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: White House Seeks $1.2 Billion To Battle Drug Overdose Epidemic Nearly $1.2 billion is needed over the next two yea...
Head Injuries Tied to Buildup of Alzheimer's Plaques, Small Study Finds
Head Injuries Tied to Buildup of Alzheimer's Plaques, Small Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Suffering a traumatic brain injury may lead to a buildup of Alzheimer's-type plaques in the brain, including in regions not typically a...
Health Tip: Prevent Heel Pain
Health Tip: Prevent Heel Pain (HealthDay News) -- Heel pain can make everyday activities difficult and painful. The American Podiatric Medical Association offers these preventive tips: Make sure your shoes fit well. Choose soles that are sturdy, help ...
Health Tip: Taking an Antidiarrheal Drug?
Health Tip: Taking an Antidiarrheal Drug? (HealthDay News) -- An over-the-counter antidiarrheal drug can help clear a bout of diarrhea, but it's important to take the medication properly. The Academy of Family Physicians suggests: Following the label'...
Health Highlights: Feb. 3, 2016
Health Highlights: Feb. 3, 2016 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Former NFL Star Ken Stabler Had Degenerative Brain Disease Former National Football League star quarterback Ken Sta...
High-Dose Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration for Some
High-Dose Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration for Some THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs -- medicines such as Lipitor, Crestor and Zocor -- may help people with a common eye disease called mac...
Head Injuries May Explain Henry VIII's Erratic Behavior, Study Suggests
Head Injuries May Explain Henry VIII's Erratic Behavior, Study Suggests THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Henry VIII's reign was a tumultuous one, and new research suggests the monarch's erratic behavior may have been linked to brain injuries...
Health Tip: Understanding Metabolism
Health Tip: Understanding Metabolism (HealthDay News) -- It seems some people can eat whatever they want and not gain an ounce, while others have to watch every nibble. Blame differences in metabolism, the process our bodies use to convert food to fue...