Health Tip: Some Fats Are Healthier
(HealthDay News) -- Including healthier fats in your daily diet
can offer many benefits. They're found in fatty fish, nuts, seeds,
avocados, vegetable oils and more.
Health Tip: Strengthen Your Bones
(HealthDay News) -- Working to build up bone strength will
benefit you later in life, especially into your senior years when
bone density naturally decreases.
Guideline Changes Have Asperger's Community on Edge
THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- People with Asperger's
syndrome -- mild autism with normal or sometimes superior verbal
ability and intelligence -- are at a crossroads: Their diagnosis is
about to disappear.
The 'Learning Curve' of Living With Asperger's
THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- Asperger's syndrome is
disappearing as an official diagnosis, but people who live with its
symptoms will continue to struggle.
Clinical Trials Helped One Woman's Fight Against Cancer
THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- Monica Barlow, a
35-year-old from Maryland, was training for a half-marathon when
she noticed she couldn't shake a bad cough and ongoing fatigue.
After a couple of rounds of antibiotics from an urgent care clinic
didn't work, she sought another opinion.
Man Arrested in Tainted Letter Case, Officials Report
THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- A Mississippi man has
been arrested in connection with the sending of letters suspected
of being tainted with the deadly toxin ricin to President Obama and
a Republican senator, federal agents said Wednesday night.
Alzheimer's Patients May Face Looming Shortage of Neurologists
THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with
Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis (MS)
and other brain disorders, finding a specialist to treat their
condition may be increasingly difficult, according to a new
People Happier When They Get More Sex Than Their Friends: Study
THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- A hefty chunk of your
happiness may depend on whether you believe you're having as much
sex as your peers are, new research suggests.
Health Highlights: April 18, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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