Health Tip: Prevent Disease From Pets
(HealthDay News) -- Household pets can carry germs that can be
transmitted to people.
Health Tip: Control Holiday Stress
(HealthDay News) -- Holiday stress can quickly spiral out of
control. But you can take steps to keep your holidays merry and
bright, not frantic and frazzled.
Speed Bumps May Aid Appendicitis Diagnosis
TUESDAY, Dec. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Speed bumps are great for
slowing down heavy-footed motorists, but they might speed up the
diagnosis of acute appendicitis, a new study says.
Here's What Keeps Rudolph's 'Nose So Bright'
TUESDAY, Dec. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report that they
have uncovered the biology behind the magic of how Rudolph's nose
glows in the dark as he guides Santa's sleigh around the globe on
Egyptian Pharaoh's Throat Was Slashed During Coup, Research Suggests
MONDAY, Dec. 17 (HealthDay News) -- A new study reveals how
conspirators may have murdered the Egyptian king Ramesses III, who
reigned from 1186 to 1155 B.C.
Pricier, Intensive Whiplash Treatment May Not Pay Off: Study
MONDAY, Dec. 17 (HealthDay News) -- More costly, intensive
treatment is no better than usual care at hastening recovery from
whiplash, a new study finds.
Many States Say 'No' to Health Insurance Exchanges
TUESDAY, Dec. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Half of the states in the
nation have rebuffed a key provision of the Obama administration's
health reform law: the creation of state-based health insurance
exchanges, according to data compiled by the Henry J. Kaiser Family
With Testicular Cancer, CT Scan Benefit May Beat Risks
TUESDAY, Dec. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Repeat CT scans deliver a
big dose of potentially hazardous radiation over time, but the
short-term benefit may outweigh the long-term risk for men with
testicular cancer, a new study suggests.
Veggies and Cheese as Filling as Chips For Kids, With Fewer Calories
TUESDAY, Dec. 18 (HealthDay News) -- In a new study, children
who were given combined snacks of cheese and vegetables consumed
far fewer calories than those who had potato chips, and they were
just as satisfied with their snack.