Health Tip: Managing With Sensitive Teeth
(HealthDay News) -- Sensitive teeth can make drinking your
morning coffee or eating an ice cream cone a painful
Health Tip: When Your Child Is Scared of the Dark
(HealthDay News) -- If your child is afraid of the dark, you can
take steps to ease the fears and help your little one feel
'Hookup' Culture on College Campuses Not All That New
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- College students today are
not having more sex than they were two decades ago, according to
new research that challenges the perception of a campus "hookup
culture," in which students regularly have sex with no strings
Are Truck Drivers on the Road to Ill Health?
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Long-haul truck drivers in
the United States have adapted to increasing demands for efficiency
and speed in getting shipments from one point to another, but in
doing so they've had to push their bodies to the limit, sacrificing
sleep and a healthy diet, according to a new study.
Having More Siblings Might Lower Your Divorce Risk
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- The more brothers and
sisters you have, the less likely you are to get divorced, a new
Stroke Rates Dropped Over Decade, Study in Texas Finds
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke rates in older white
and Mexican Americans declined over the past decade but remain
higher in Mexican Americans, researchers have found.
Marriage Beyond Reach of Many Working-Class Americans: Study
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Job insecurity and
uncertainty about the future may be a key part of what's keeping
many working-class Americans from getting or staying married, a new
Eating Fish May Be Tied to Lower Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk: Study
MONDAY, Aug. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Women who regularly get some
fish in their diet may have a relatively lower risk of developing
rheumatoid arthritis, a large new study suggests.
Men's Share of Housework May Depend on Career Choice
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- How much time a man spends
doing housework is related to the type of job he has, a new study
Many Risk Factors for Early Dementia Can Show Up in Teens
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Swedish researchers have
identified nine risk factors -- many occurring during a person's
teens -- that are tied to early onset dementia.
Twitter Chat: How to Prepare for a Healthy School Year
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Are you looking for expert
advice for your back-to-school health questions?
Mediterranean Diet May Counter Genetic Risk of Stroke
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Mediterranean diets heavy
in two foods -- olive oil and nuts -- are linked to a lower rate of
strokes in older people whose genetic makeup boosts their risk of
diabetes, according to a new study.
Health Highlights: Aug. 13, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Company Tied to Stomach Bug Outbreak Stops Shipments to U.S.
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- The Mexican company that
distributes a salad mix tied to a U.S. outbreak of cyclospora
illnesses said Monday that it was suspending shipments of the
product to the United States.
New Drug Approved to Treat HIV-1
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Tivicay (dolutegravir) has
been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat
infection with HIV-1, a strain of the virus that causes AIDS.
CDC: Heavy Drinking a Costly Burden to U.S.
TUESDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Excessive drinking is a
major economic problem in the United States, costing billions of
dollars in health care costs, lost worker productivity and other
consequences involved, the federal government reported Tuesday.