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Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips
Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents need to make safety a priority when shopping for school backpacks for their children, an expert advises. "About 6,000 children are injured each year from wearing an i...
Ease Kids Into School Sleep Schedules
Ease Kids Into School Sleep Schedules SUNDAY, Aug. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents shouldn't wait until the last minute to help children get back into their normal sleep schedules for school, an expert says. "Getting back on a normal sleep schedu...
Early Research With Drug Restores Hair in Patients With Alopecia
Early Research With Drug Restores Hair in Patients With Alopecia SUNDAY, Aug. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A drug used to treat a rare type of bone marrow cancer restores hair in patients with an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss, a new study f...
Education Linked to Activity Levels During the Week
Education Linked to Activity Levels During the Week TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- College-educated Americans tend to be more physically active on weekends, while adults without a high school diploma are more active on weekdays, a new stud...
Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women
Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise may help older women avoid a condition that causes a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, a new study shows. Physically active...
Exercise Helps Protect Black Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says
Exercise Helps Protect Black Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Brisk walking and other forms of exercise reduce a black woman's risk of breast cancer, U.S. researchers report. They followed more than 44,000...
Employees Benefit From Natural Light, Study Finds
Employees Benefit From Natural Light, Study Finds THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Natural light during the work day may benefit employees by improving their sleep and quality of life, according to a new study. "There is increasing evidence...
Ebola Vaccine Trials Set to Begin in September
Ebola Vaccine Trials Set to Begin in September MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Officials at the World Health Organization said that the first round of clinical trials of a potential Ebola vaccine made by drug maker GlaxoSmithKline could begi...
Ethicists Grapple With Tough Questions Over Release of Ebola Drugs
Ethicists Grapple With Tough Questions Over Release of Ebola Drugs MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As the number of dead in the West African Ebola outbreak nears 1,000, many people are calling for the wider production and release of untested...
Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds
Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older women intent on keeping breast cancer at bay may want to start and maintain a regular exercise regimen, a new study shows. The researchers fou...