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Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family
Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family (HealthDay News) -- A regular meal schedule can help the whole family maintain normal weight and practice healthy eating habits. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends: Set a specific time for...
Health Tip: Swimming Pools Can Harbor Germs
Health Tip: Swimming Pools Can Harbor Germs (HealthDay News) -- While most swimming pools contain chemicals to help kill germs, these germ-destroyers may not be 100 percent effective all the time. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention re...
Health Highlights: May 18, 2015
Health Highlights: May 18, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: WHO Creating $100 Million Emergency Fund For Health Emergencies A $100 million emergency fund is being created by t...
Health Highlights: May 19, 2015
Health Highlights: May 19, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Takata to Announce Huge Recall Over Defective Airbags Japanese airbag maker Takata will declare that nearly 34 mill...
Health Tip: When to Call the Pediatrician About Tantrums
Health Tip: When to Call the Pediatrician About Tantrums (HealthDay News) -- While tantrums are a common way for children to express anger and frustration, some tantrums are serious enough that they should prompt a doctor's intervention. The Universit...
Health Tip: Discourage Too Much Screen Time
Health Tip: Discourage Too Much Screen Time (HealthDay News) -- Between TVs, computers, hand-held devices and video games, children's screen time can add up quickly. The Mayo Clinic says harmful effects of too much screen time could include: Increased...
Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites
Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The cluster of heart risk factors known as the "metabolic syndrome" might raise the risk of heart disease more for black women than it does for white ...
Health Highlights: May 20, 2015
Health Highlights: May 20, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: ConAgra to Pay $11 Million to Settle Charges Over Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Butter ConAgra Foods will pay $11.2 mil...
Health Tip: Avoiding Leg Cramps
Health Tip: Avoiding Leg Cramps (HealthDay News) -- Painful leg cramps can happen to anyone, but tend to be common among seniors. The AARP recommends: Gently stretch and flex the leg to ease a cramp. Ask your doctor if a medication, such as a statin o...
Health Tip: Prepare Produce Safely
Health Tip: Prepare Produce Safely (HealthDay News) -- Fruit and veggies can harbor germs, so safe preparation can keep your family from getting sick. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends: Just before eating, rinse fresh produce in cool r...