ARCHIVE: January 2019

Cholesterol Levels Spike After Christmas

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- After indulging in big, rich, holiday meals, cholesterol levels go through the roof, Danish researchers report. After Christmas, cholesterol levels jumped...

Deadly Meningitis B Targets College Students

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- College students face a much higher risk for the deadly bacterial infection meningitis B, a new analysis shows. Investigators from the U.S. Centers for...

You Can Have a Role to Play in ER Care

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- There are few life events more unsettling than being in a hospital emergency room. In situations that threaten life or limb, you may not have any say in...

Making the Most of a Well-Woman Checkup

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Don't wait until you get sick to see a doctor -- wellness visits for women can catch problems before they become serious, as well as make sure you're...

Asthma Often Goes Undetected in Urban Teens, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For many city-dwelling teens with asthma, their chronic lung disease may go undiagnosed and untreated, a new study finds. According to a survey of more...

What's the Best Diet for 2019? Experts Weigh In

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For many, the start of the new year signals the start of a new diet. But what's the best way to eat if you want to lose weight? For overall healthy...

Be Alert for Concussions in Young Athletes

TUESDAY, Jan. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- With youth winter sports in full swing, it's important for coaches and parents to know the signs of a concussion, a sports medicine doctor says. "Because...

Staying Young at Heart

TUESDAY, Jan. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You're only as old as you feel. It's a common expression that has some science behind it, thanks to a study from University College London in England. The...

Building Passion When You're Not in Love With Your Job

TUESDAY, Jan. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Here's some career advice for the new year. Experts often suggest that people follow their passion when looking for work that they'll feel enriched by. But...

Mindfulness Can Help Tame Everyday Stress

TUESDAY, Jan. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Being in tune with the present moment -- called mindfulness -- can relieve stress and make you an actor rather than a reactor, a wellness expert says....

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