Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike
THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Life with Alzheimer's
disease or other dementias can be difficult for the affected
individual and his or her caregiver.
Health Tip: Teach Kids Bike Safety Rules
(HealthDay News) -- Just as important as teaching a youngster
how to peddle a bicycle is to make sure the child knows the rules
of the road.
Health Tip: Can't Sleep?
(HealthDay News) -- Most everyone has occasional trouble falling
asleep and sleeping through the night. But certain things can
worsen the problem.
Poor Sleep May Lead to Worse Grades for College Students
FRIDAY, June 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Instead of staying up
studying all night, college students might want to try a new way to
improve their grades: get a good night's sleep.
Text Messages May Double Smoker's Odds of Quitting
FRIDAY, June 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Text messages providing
tips, reminders and advice can help smokers quit, according to a
Spats, Conflicts Can Raise a Woman's Blood Pressure
FRIDAY, June 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It goes without saying
that being aggravated, criticized, annoyed or disappointed by
friends or family members can be stressful.
Half a Million Cancers Prevented by Colon Screenings: Study
FRIDAY, June 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 500,000 cases
of colon and rectal cancer may have been prevented with cancer
screening tests during the last three decades in the United States,
Many Childhood Leukemia Survivors Aren't Taking 'Maintenance' Meds: Study
FRIDAY, June 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For child survivors of
a blood cancer called acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), two years
of follow-up medications help assure that the cancer doesn't
Knee Replacement Surgeries Rising With Obesity Rates
FRIDAY, June 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of total
knee replacement surgeries in the United States are on the rise, a
new study shows.
Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Diabetes, Research Suggests
FRIDAY, June 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A study of more than
8,600 people suffering from sleep apnea suggests a possible
increased risk for developing diabetes, Canadian researchers
Too-Clean Homes May Encourage Child Allergies, Asthma: Study
FRIDAY, June 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cleanliness may be next
to godliness, but a home that's too clean can leave a newborn child
vulnerable to allergies and asthma later in life, a new study
Health Highlights: June 6, 2014
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