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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Health

Are Wedding Diets Healthy?

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
Now, luckily, comes Lauren Conrad, whose refreshing bride-to-be preparation is just business as usual, meaning she’ll avoid both carbs and the gym. A Cornell University study, in fact, found several years ago that the goal of losing 20 pounds was right up there with that of ordering flowers and planning a honeymoon for 70 percent of the 272 brid...

GAO Sting Finds It Easy to Fake It, Get Obamacare Premiums

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
It finds 11 of 12 fake applications for health insurance are approved in secret test of government's verification process by Maggie Fox and Joel Seidman

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

2 days ago - WebMD
And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia

Yesterday - WebMD
Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say

Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots

Yesterday - WebMD
Catheter-directed thrombolysis may carry higher risk of bleeding than conventional treatment, researchers say

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Yesterday - WebMD
Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

Tips for Beating BBQ Burns

Yesterday - Health
TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Summer’s the season for grilling outside, but mishaps can happen even to the most experienced grillmaster. Before lighting up your grill, get up to speed on how to treat minor burns. It’s also a good idea to learn how to recognize signs of a more serious injury, advised Dr. Sampson Davis, an emergency... by Health Editor

Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer

Yesterday - Health
TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Car crashes are the leading cause of accidental death among American teens, and parents need to take steps to keep their teens safe when they’re on the road this summer, an expert says. The period between Memorial Day and Labor Day is the deadliest time of the year for teen drivers and passengers, accor... by Health Editor

The Right Way to Talk to Your Partner About Your Sex Life

Yesterday - Health
It seems one man was so upset that he and his wife weren’t having enough sex that he began tracking his attempts and the outcome. And we’re not talking about a mental list here. The man documented his wife’s reasons for turning him down in an Excel spreadsheet over a seven-week period. The list of what he deemed her “excuses” included “... by Rachel Swalin

5 Things You Need to Know About Vitamin D Deficiency

Yesterday - Health
Imagine there were a nutrient that could protect your bones, brain and heart, and maybe even help you live longer. It’s 100 percent free, and all you have to do to get it is go outside. Seems like something everyone would have plenty of, right? Well, that nutrient exists — it’s vitamin D, which is created by our cells when our skin is exposed... by Christine Mattheis

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