What Yoga Can and Can't Do for You
MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Chances are that
you've heard good things about yoga. It can relax you. It can get
you fit -- just look at the bodies of some celebrities who sing
yoga's praises. And, more and more, yoga is purported to be able to
cure numerous medical conditions.
Yoga More Than a Crutch for NYC Man Who Suffered Devastating Leg Injury
MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- In the fall of 2010,
34-year-old Ari Steinfeld and his then-fiancee were walking to a
New York City synagogue when a speeding car suddenly jumped the
curb and plowed into them. The car hit them both, but Steinfeld was
more severely injured as the car pinned him against a building,
crushing his leg.
Health Tip: When Baby Spits Up Excessively
(HealthDay News) -- Some babies spit up frequently, but there
are things parents can do to help prevent the problem.
Health Tip: Take Care of Your Glucose Meter
(HealthDay News) -- Caring for your glucose meter can help you
get the most accurate blood sugar results.
Troubled Launch of 'Obamacare' Tops Health News for 2013
FRIDAY, Dec. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- As 2013 nears to a
close, the year's top health news story -- the fumbled debut of the
Affordable Care Act, often dubbed Obamacare -- continues to grab
Peer Pressure May Influence Your Food Choices
MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Peer pressure might
play a part in what you eat and how much you eat, a new review
Experimental Treatment for Rare Soft-Tissue Cancer Shows Promise in Mice
MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Blocking a key protein
involved in the growth of a rare, incurable type of soft-tissue
cancer may eliminate the disease, according to a new study
Federal Health Insurance Marketplace Reports Surge in Enrollments
SUNDAY, Dec. 29, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- After a disastrous
introduction back in October, the federal government's
HealthCare.gov insurance coverage website saw a surge of
enrollments in December, government officials said Sunday.
Health Highlights: Dec. 30, 2013
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