Health Tip: Ice Skate Safely
(HealthDay News) -- Ice skating is a great way to make the best
of the cold winter weather while getting some exercise.
Health Tip: If You've Been Diagnosed With Pre-Diabetes
(HealthDay News) -- Your doctor has told you that you have
pre-diabetes; that your blood sugar is high, but not too high to be
Shy Kids Might Not Have Difficulty With Language
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Shy children do not have
difficulties with language, suggests a new study that challenges
Boosting Access to Healthier Grocery Stores Might Not Improve Eating Habits
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- "If you build it,
they will come" might not apply to putting more grocery stores in
poor Americans' neighborhoods.
Ready to Get in Shape? Ease Into Exercise, Experts Say
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Watching the Winter
Olympics in Sochi may inspire some to get off the couch and begin
working out or playing sports, but it's important to ease into
these activities, an expert suggests.
Shivering, Like Exercise, May Help Boost Weight Loss
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If frigid weather is
making you shiver, there's an upside -- it might also help you burn
calories. Both moderate shivering and moderate exercise may convert
bad white fat into healthier brown fat, a new study says.
China's New Bird Flu Might Put People at Risk, Report Says
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Chinese scientists
reporting on the first confirmed human death from a new bird flu
virus say the strain has gene mutations that could increase its
ability to infect people.
CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco Products
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The national drug
store chain CVS Caremark said Wednesday that it's phasing out the
sale of tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores across the
Health Highlights: Feb. 5, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
There's Still Time to Get a Flu Shot
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's still not too
late to get a flu shot, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said