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Monday, September 1, 2014


One Family's Hopeful Turn in the Fight Against Heroin

1 hour 47 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
When Kate Snow first heard from the Gordenstein family, one of their sons had overdosed twice in a week. Their update may offer hope to many others by Kate Snow

Beyond Wheatgrass: 5 More Health-Boosting Shots To Try

1 hour 46 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
Photo by Adam Voorhes By Merritt Watts The country’s toniest juice bars are serving up a new crop of miniature liquid cure-alls targeting everything from fatigue to dull skin. Whether the boosters are mere placebos or worth every dollar, science can’t say. In the meantime, try these and find out for yourself. THE SHOT: Sea buckthorn THE SPOT:...

Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study

5 hours 9 minutes ago - Health
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — For people who want to lose weight and boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work better than trimming dietary fat, a new study suggests. In a small clinical trial of obese adults, researchers found that those assigned to follow a low-carbohydrate diet... by Health Editor

'Wealth Gap' Seen in American Diet

4 hours 49 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet

Am I Bipolar?

4 hours 18 minutes ago - WebMD
Diagnosing bipolar disorder isn't always easy, but it's crucial to getting the right help

Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly

6 hours 9 minutes ago - Health
MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The quality of Americans’ diets has improved somewhat but remains poor overall, and dietary disparity between the rich and poor is growing, a new study shows. “The study provides the most direct evidence to date that the extensive efforts by many groups and individuals to improve U.S. dietary quality a... by Health Editor

Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying’s Impact, Study Says

6 hours 9 minutes ago - Health
MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Having regular family meals may help protect teens from the harmful mental health effects of “cyberbullying,” a new study suggests. Online abuse can lead to depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts, according to experts. “One in five adolescents experience cyberbullying,” Frank Elgar, a professor... by Health Editor

Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?

6 hours 9 minutes ago - Health
MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Watching action shows on TV may be bad for your waistline, a new study contends. People eat much more snack food while watching action films and programs than something less exciting, according to the Cornell University researchers. “We find that if you’re watching an action movie while snacking your m... by Health Editor

Can Burning A Candle Affect Your Health?

5 hours 46 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
If you’re a woman, we’ll go with definitely, since the National Candle Association reports that 90% of candle buyers are women, and 7 out of 10 households use candles. In 2009, researchers at South Carolina State University found that burning paraffin candles releases hazardous chemicals into the air. “I love soy wax,” says Kristi Head,...

14 Oils for Everywhere—at Every Price Point

6 hours 46 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
As a beauty editor, I’ve been smelling and testing new versions for about four years now, when Linda Rodin’s luxury face oil quietly hit the counter at Barneys New York, spawning legions of cult-like fans and spurring many brands to launch their own. I’d heard J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons rave about it, and later celebrity stylist Andy LeCompte (M... by Britt Aboutaleb

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