Saturday, Oct. 22 Is Drug Take Back Day
FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Have you ever gotten a
prescription for pills that you didn't finish? Those unused
medications can pose a public health risk if they're not disposed
1 in 4 College Students Is Hungry: Survey
SUNDAY, Oct. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hunger is a
surprisingly common problem among U.S. college students, a new
11 Ways to Stay Safe When Doing Risky Tree Work
SATURDAY, Oct. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Trimming branches or
removing dead trees is risky business if proper safety precautions
are ignored, a U.S. agency warns.
Exercise Typically Healthy During Pregnancy, Olympic Panel Says
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Strenuous exercise
during pregnancy doesn't appear to increase the risk of most
pregnancy complications for mom or baby, a new report from the
International Olympic Committee (IOC) says.
High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study
TUESDAY, Oct. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While many believe
that a high-protein diet can help with weight loss, a new study
finds it might actually prevent an important health benefit that
comes with slimming down.
Americans Are Changing Their Supplements of Choice
TUESDAY, Oct. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Traditional
multivitamins are falling out of favor among Americans, while
supplements such as vitamin D, fish oil and probiotics are gaining
ground, a new study finds.
Health Highlights: Oct. 11, 2016
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Health Tip: Watching Portions and Your Wallet
(HealthDay News) -- You don't have to scrimp on nutritious foods
to eat well on a budget.
Health Tip: Keep Kids Healthy Around Classroom Pets
(HealthDay News) -- Classroom pets provide great learning
opportunities for children, but they also bring germs to the
Study Finds Fault With ICU Treatment of Dementia Patients
MONDAY, Oct. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study raises red
flags about the use of ventilators among dementia patients in
intensive care units.