ARCHIVE: March 2018

Most Exercise, Hot Baths Should Be Safe During Pregnancy, Study...

FRIDAY, March 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you're pregnant and want to exercise in warm weather or take hot baths or short saunas, that's safe, according to new research. Australian researchers...

Helping Your Child Navigate the High School Years

FRIDAY, March 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- High school is a major milestone in a teen's life. And, while kids want their independence, it's important to stay involved at this crucial juncture, say...

Obesity to Blame for Jump in Health Care Costs

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity is costing the American health care system plenty, a new study finds. Researchers report that the percentage of U.S. health spending on treatment...

Eating Fish Might Guard Against MS

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- People who eat fish regularly seem to have a lower risk of developing multiple sclerosis, researchers report. How much fish makes a difference? In this...

Think Your Nose Is Too Big? Selfies Might Be to Blame

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you think that selfie you just took makes your nose look big, you're not alone. In fact, new research suggests that selfies might be giving Americans a...

Big Outdoor Temperature Swings Tied to Heart Attack Risk

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many people know that extreme cold can raise your chances of having a heart attack, but a new study suggests that wild swings in temperature may do the...

Do Women Really Need to Starve Themselves During Labor?

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- After hours of grueling labor, mothers-to-be are often thirsty and hungry. But hospital nurses usually restrict them to ice chips. For about 1,200 women...

Lasers, Freezes: Non-Surgical Fat Reducers Gaining Popularity

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Fat can be easy to put on, but much tougher to remove. Now, the latest data shows Americans are increasingly turning to non-surgical means of fat...

Socializing Is More Fun Without This Distraction

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you're out for a good time, think twice about pulling out your smartphone. Smartphones can making dining out less appetizing, a recent study revealed....

Deportation Fears Putting Mental Strain on Hispanic Families

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Recent U.S. immigration policy changes are causing significant mental distress for many Hispanic parents in the country, a new study finds. A "substantial...

Skipping CPAP May Mean Return to the Hospital for Apnea Patients

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If people with sleep apnea who've been hospitalized for any reason don't use their breathing treatments when they return home, they're much more likely to...

Daily Aspirin Can Bring Heart Benefits, But Risks Too

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For people who have both type 2 diabetes and heart failure, new research offers a mixed message on taking a daily low-dose aspirin. The study found the...

Optimism Might Help You Handle Angina

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Optimism can benefit angina patients, according to researchers who suggest doctors can help these folks feel more hopeful. Angina is chest pain that...

Step Up Your Strength Training

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Strength training is an essential part of a complete workout program. But whether you use free weights, machines or resistance bands, keep challenging your...

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