ARCHIVE: September 2019

How to Rebalance Your Carb Intake

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- There's no doubt that eating a lot of sugar isn't good for your health. What's more, sugar can trigger a chemical reaction that has you craving more and...

How to Get Ready Mentally for Your First Competition

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You've signed up for your first fitness event and you've mapped out your training schedule for success. Now add mental preparation to the plan. It's...

Depressed Moms, More Anxious, Troubled Kids?

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If a mother is depressed, her young children might be at risk for hyperactivity, aggressiveness and anxiety, a new study suggests. Interestingly, a...

For Kids With Asthma, Depression Makes ER Visit More Likely

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that anxiety and depression can make it hard for some kids to manage their asthma. Young patients with all three conditions ended...

Pediatric Group Issues Updated ADHD Guidelines

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is in the news a lot, and now newer research has prompted a leading pediatricians' group to update its...

Sticking to One Sport Could Up Injuries Among Teen Athletes

SUNDAY, Sept. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Here's a good reason to encourage your teenager to play more than one sport: New research finds kids who concentrate on only one sport may be at risk for...

Close Friendships Boost Your Self-Esteem, and Vice Versa: Study

SATURDAY, Sept. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- People with strong self-esteem are more likely to develop deep, supportive friendships, and new research suggests that the connection works the other way...

How Safe is Vaginal Delivery After a Cesarean Birth?

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Once a woman gives birth by cesarean section, attempting a vaginal delivery is far riskier for mother and baby alike, a new study finds. Researchers at...

AHA News: His Heart Stopped. But His Golf Cart Kept Going

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- On a sunny April day in 2018, Bill Doss pushed through his exhaustion and met his buddies for their regular round of golf. As he headed to...

THC-Laced Products May Be to Blame for Majority of Vaping-Linked...

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Products containing the marijuana chemical THC appear to be a main driver behind the hundreds of U.S. cases of serious lung illness related to vaping,...

Affordable Care Act Insured Millions of Uninsured Diabetics

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), nearly 2 million diabetics, many of them poor, got health insurance, a new study shows. "Insurance coverage can...

Poll Finds Many Young Americans Think Vaping is Safe

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Despite an outbreak of severe lung illnesses and deaths linked to vaping, many young Americans consider e-cigarettes harmless, a new poll shows. More...

Evidence Builds That Optimism Might Lengthen Your Life

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A sunny outlook on life may do more than make you smile: New research suggests it could also guard against heart attacks, strokes and early death. In the...

Seasonal Drinks With a Lighter Touch

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- With pumpkin spice lattes already hitting coffee shops, it's never too soon to rethink favorite seasonal sips and cut calories without sacrificing flavor...

Prepare for a Disaster With a Family Safety Plan

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- From Florida hurricanes to California wildfires, these events are reminders of the need to have a family natural disaster plan in place, no matter where you...

Heavy Exposure to Pesticides May Boost Stroke Risk

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Working around high levels of pesticides may translate into a high risk for heart trouble later, a new study suggests. That was the case for a group of...

Link Seen Between Infertility, Prostate Cancer

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Could male infertility contribute to a higher risk for prostate cancer? Yes, according to new Swedish research that suggests that men who become fathers...

Gum Disease Might Raise Your Blood Pressure

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Here's a compelling reason to keep those dreaded appointments with your dentist: New research suggests that red, tender or bleeding gums could trigger high...

Radiation Right After Surgery Might Not Help Prostate Cancer...

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- In the largest investigation of its kind, researchers conclude that subjecting prostate cancer patients to radiation therapy immediately after surgery doesn...

For Poor Kids, Less Time Spent on Reading, Exercise: Study

THURSDAY, Sept. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- As they get older, poor kids tend to read and exercise less than their better-off counterparts, a new study finds. "How children spend their time has...

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