Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth
FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A primitive Amazonian
tribe appears to have the best heart health in the world, living a
simple existence that inadvertently provides them extraordinary
protection against heart disease, researchers report.
Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate Into a Healthier Diet
FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Despite the
well-known wisdom of eating a healthy diet while pregnant, new
research shows that most American women don't.
Health Tip: Prepare Homemade Baby Food
(HealthDay News) -- Some new parents enjoy making homemade baby
food. But it's important to follow safety guidelines to help
prevent food poisoning.
Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- How can public
schools entice teens to use salad bars in the cafeteria? Promote
them, researchers say.
Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Instead of
managing type 2 diabetes as a chronic condition, what if people
could beat the disease?
Health Tip: Recognize a Foot Neuroma
(HealthDay News) -- A neuroma is a non-cancerous, thickened
nerve between the toes.
Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say
MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors may want to
consider prescribing fish oil pills to heart attack survivors and
patients with chronic heart failure, new recommendations from the
American Heart Association suggest.
Health Tip: Choose the Right Shoe for a Hammer Toe
(HealthDay News) -- A hammer toe means the toe is pointed
permanently downward, a painful deformity that typically stems from
a shoe that's too tight.
Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Unhealthy diets may
have contributed to as many as 400,000 premature deaths from heart
disease and strokes in 2015, a new study estimates.
Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk?
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- "Gluten-free" may be
the latest diet fad, but new research casts some doubt on its
presumed health benefits.