What Works to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?

MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Getting overweight adults to adopt new heart-healthy eating habits is an uphill battle. But giving them a handout about nutrition may be better than nothing, new research suggests. There’s “an urgent need for innovative approaches to support the implementation of current dietary advice,” said Dr. David Jenkins, lead […]


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Exercise and Diabetes: How a Trainer Can Help

Being active can lower your blood sugar levels and keep your health on track. If you’re not sure where to begin, a personal trainer can pave the way. Choose one who has experience working with people with diabetes. You can find a certified personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the American College […]


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Can Depression Up Odds for Psoriatic Arthritis?

FRIDAY, Feb. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Depression in people with the chronic inflammatory skin disease psoriasis increases the risk of getting the joint condition known as psoriatic arthritis by about 37 percent, new research indicates. The finding raises concerns because depression is not uncommon in people with psoriasis, according to the authors of the […]


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Can Depression Up Odds for Psoriatic Arthritis?

FRIDAY, Feb. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Depression in people with the chronic inflammatory skin disease psoriasis increases the risk of getting the joint condition known as psoriatic arthritis by about 37 percent, new research indicates. The finding raises concerns because depression is not uncommon in people with psoriasis, according to the authors of the […]


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‘Superbug’ Infections Striking More U.S. Kids

FRIDAY, Feb. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A type of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection has increased 700 percent in American children since 2007, a new investigation reveals. These infections are caused by Enterobacteriaceae bacteria — normal bacteria that can become resistant to multiple drugs. Once confined to hospitals, the tough-to-treat infections are spreading into the community […]


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Gender Doesn’t Dictate Perspiration Rate

FRIDAY, Feb. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Differences in how much men and women sweat have little to do with gender, according to a new study. Instead, sweating is linked to body size, researchers found. This might help explain why larger people — typically men — tend to perspire more during exercise or in warm […]


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9 Parents of Twins Share Their Best Advice

{{#each webmd_rendition.content.wbmd_asset.content_section.cons_slideshow.slide_group}} {{/each}} Finding out that you’re pregnant is a huge step for any parent-to-be. But when your doctor delivers the news that you’re carrying not one, but two babies, it can seem even more daunting to prepare for the years ahead.  Fortunately, others have been there before you — many others, in fact, given […]


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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Twins

Science Daily. Eureka Alert. National Institutes of Health. CDC. PLOS. From: http://www.webmd.com/parenting/features/things-you-didnt-know-about-twins?src=RSS_PUBLIC


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Drug OD Deaths Have Nearly Tripled Since 1999: CDC

But the success of those efforts prompted prescription drug addicts to switch to heroin, which is cheaper and more available on the street, Salsitz and Vuolo said. To make matters worse, drug dealers started cutting heroin with even cheaper and more potent synthetic opioids like fentanyl, further increasing the risk of overdose and death. “Because […]


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Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Getting care at a hospital for a psychiatric disorder may be linked to a higher risk of stroke in the following weeks and months, new research suggests. People who sought care at a hospital for serious […]


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