Health Tip: Stop Stress
(HealthDay News) -- The next time you feel you're under too much
stress, the American Heart Association offers these "emergency
stress stoppers" to help calm you down:
Health Tip: Is Your Blood Sugar Low at Night?
(HealthDay News) -- While you sleep, blood sugar levels may drop
too low. Even if you don't wake up during the episode, there are
some signs to look for when you wake to see if your blood sugar was
too low during the night.
Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools, Study Finds
MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- School drug tests
don't deter teens from smoking marijuana, but creating a positive
school environment might be effective, a new study suggests.
Minorities, Poor More Likely to Be Diagnosed With Advanced Thyroid Cancer
MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Minority and poor
patients are more likely to have advanced thyroid cancer when
they're diagnosed than white and richer patients do, a new study
Assaults at Schools Send 90,000 Kids to ER Each Year: Study
MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children and teenagers
who are assaulted at school account for nearly 90,000
emergency-room visits in the United States each year, new research
Your Daily Coffee Just Might Jolt Your Memory
SUNDAY, Jan. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Swarms of morning
commuters clutch cups of coffee to kick-start the workday. But a
new study suggests caffeine might do more for the brain than boost
alertness -- it may help memory too.
Preservative in Baby Wipes Linked to Rashes in Some Children
MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they
have pinpointed a preservative found in many popular wet wipes and
baby wipes as the cause of allergic skin reactions in some
Gains of 'Brain Training' for Elderly Seen 10 Years Later
MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly people who
participate in "brain training" classes to keep their minds sharp
continue to see positive benefits 10 years after the training,
according to a new study.
Green Tea May Interfere With a Blood Pressure Medicine
MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking green tea may
lessen the effects of the medication nadolol (Corgard), used to
treat high blood pressure, a new small study suggests.
Health Highlights: Jan. 13, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: