(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Most of us grow up with parents who teach us how to be polite. There are things you learn very young not to say in an effort to have good manners. These lessons carry over into our relationships and marriage.
Mar 10, 2014 - 12:04:23 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The CDC defines health communication as "The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual decisions that enhance health."
Mar 10, 2014 - 12:02:00 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Regular physical activity benefits every part of your body and can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and more.
Mar 10, 2014 - 12:01:00 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Otoplasty, called ear surgery by those unfamiliar with the medical terminology, is a unique facial plastic surgery procedure that is designed to permanently reshape the ears. Sutures and excision of cartilage help to create a more balanced appearance as the ears are set back closer to the head.
Mar 8, 2014 - 4:07:58 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Global warming isn't just bad for the environment. There are several ways that it is expected to take a toll on human health.
Mar 8, 2014 - 11:14:32 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Twice this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has pointed to the harm caused by aberrant and inappropriate prescribing by physicians.
Mar 7, 2014 - 6:25:07 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Biomarkers for bone formation and resorption predict outcomes for men with castration-resistant prostate cancer, a team of researchers from UC Davis and their collaborators have found.
Mar 7, 2014 - 3:19:14 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 7, 2014 -- A new study just released in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that different flavors of peanuts - salted, spicy, honey-roasted, or unsalted - result in positive health benefits.
Mar 7, 2014 - 3:12:42 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - Most people are only slightly affected by the switch to daylight saving time, which goes into effect Sunday at 2:00 a.m. But for a substantial part of the population, the adjustment can be a rough period, lasting as long as a week.
Mar 7, 2014 - 1:45:45 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Worse than coming home from vacation with a broken snow globe is a botched nose job, which is the awful souvenir many Aussies are ending up with.
Mar 7, 2014 - 11:52:36 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Based on the pioneering work of Dr. Claire Lugassy and Dr. Raymond Barnhill at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, a new study provides additional support for a process by which melanoma cells, a deadly form of skin cancer, can spread throughout the body by creeping like tiny spiders along the outside of blood vessels without ever entering the blood stream, and that this process is exacerbated by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light.
Mar 7, 2014 - 11:39:34 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, DC - For the first time, a comprehensive report from the leading authority on diet, weight, physical activity and cancer risk finds that being overweight increases women's risk of ovarian cancer, the most deadly gynecological cancer in the United States.
Mar 7, 2014 - 11:30:37 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The majority of pediatric Clostridium difficile infections, which are bacterial infections that cause severe diarrhea and are potentially life-threatening, occur among children in the general community who recently took antibiotics prescribed in doctor's offices for other conditions
Mar 7, 2014 - 11:24:57 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PHOENIX, March 6, 2014 -- Examining outcome data on fibromyalgia, researchers were able to fit fibromyalgia patients into 1 of 4 symptom domains, each distinguished by greater presence or severity of specific symptoms.
Mar 7, 2014 - 11:20:09 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Boston, MA -The term mini-stroke is often used to describe transient ischemic attack (TIA), a type of stroke. The "mini" has led to a lot of confusion about the true severity of this condition, according to the March 2014 Harvard Women's Health Watch.
Mar 7, 2014 - 10:54:15 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ATLANTA-A five-year nationwide study based at Emory Eye Center has reported new findings for babies who have undergone cataract surgery.
Mar 7, 2014 - 10:37:35 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - This has been the third-coldest and the third-snowiest winter on record. Not only has the weather put a drain on people's emotions and commutes, but it has also done a number on people's sinuses.
Mar 6, 2014 - 6:04:34 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Some patients go in for a nose job in Ohio and come out with that and more. Recent research indicates that patients may also experience changes in their voice after nose surgery.
Mar 6, 2014 - 3:26:02 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ST. LOUIS, March 6, 2014 -- To protect consumers' eye and vision health, the American Optometric Association is warning the public about the false claims that internet companies can provide an online "eye exam." These claims are confusing and misleading.
Mar 6, 2014 - 2:52:01 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 -- The change to daylight savings time this weekend brings more than an extra hour of daylight. It also brings an increased risk of drowsy driving, which is recognized as a significant factor in crashes on our roads and highways.
Mar 6, 2014 - 10:58:52 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (March 6, 2013) - The spring 2014 allergy season could be the worst yet, or at least that is what you might hear. Every year is coined as being the worst for allergy sufferers, but are spring allergies really on the rise?
Mar 6, 2014 - 10:09:32 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Although sometimes it seems as if the succession of cold wintery days will never end, the truth is that the warmer, sunnier days of spring are on their way. It's time to start preparing - and not just for spring cleaning. Your skin needs a little help adjusting to the new season if you want it to stay healthy and vibrant.
Mar 6, 2014 - 8:44:19 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK (March 6, 2014) - While the number of men in the United States diagnosed with low testosterone has increased considerably over the last decade, a team of experts, led by Dr. Darius A. Paduch from NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has found that relying on a blood test alone is an insufficient method of diagnosing the condition.
Mar 6, 2014 - 8:15:17 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS - March 4, 2014 - Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified an important step toward potentially shutting down the growth of prostate cancer cells.
Mar 5, 2014 - 9:59:26 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - HARTFORD, Conn., March 5, 2014 -- Compassion & Choices praised Dr. Sherwin Nuland, the Yale surgery professor and author of an award-winning book, "How We Die," for initiating a national dialogue about death with dignity. Nuland died from prostate cancer on Monday at age 83 at his home in Hamden, Connecticut.
Mar 5, 2014 - 6:11:49 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - An asthma drug accelerates the process of desensitizing patients with food allergies to several foods at the same time, a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford shows.
Mar 5, 2014 - 5:57:03 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Facelift has come to be a general term used to describe plastic surgery techniques that lift, tighten, and smooth the skin of the face and sometimes neck. In fact, there are several different kinds of face lifts and techniques.
Mar 5, 2014 - 4:48:35 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New research shows that providing women with free contraception does not increase the likelihood that they will have sex with multiple partners, as critics of the practice have suggested.
Mar 5, 2014 - 4:39:50 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - While the Census Bureau's official poverty measure shows 9 percent of seniors nationally live in poverty, the share climbs to about one in seven seniors (15 percent) under the bureau's alternative Supplemental Poverty Measure, which takes into account out-of-pocket health expenses and geographic differences in the cost of living.
Mar 5, 2014 - 4:30:40 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com - SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Atypical development can be detected as early as 12 months of age among the siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder, a study published by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute and UCLA has found.
Mar 5, 2014 - 4:26:04 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Today, Earthjustice is representing Center for Environmental Health, Beyond Pesticides, and Physicians for Social Responsibility in a case challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to complete rulemaking that would require pesticides manufacturers to disclose the inert ingredients found in their products.
Mar 5, 2014 - 2:09:37 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - For years, environmentalists and the gas drilling industry have been in a pitched battle over the possible health implications of hydro fracking. But to a great extent, the debate - as well as the emerging lawsuits and the various proposed regulations in numerous states - has been hampered by a shortage of science.
Mar 5, 2014 - 12:35:24 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - Few benefits and many risks will result from the marketing of Zohydro, the extended-release formulation of hydrocodone, according to Richard D. Blondell, MD, vice chair for addiction medicine at the University at Buffalo and professor of family medicine in the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Mar 5, 2014 - 11:56:32 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Child abuse is a reliable predictor of post-traumatic stress disorder, but not all maltreated children suffer from it, according to Chad Shenk, assistant professor of human development and family studies, Penn State, who examined why some maltreated children develop PTSD and some do not.
Mar 5, 2014 - 11:47:04 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 -- An estimated 1.7 million traumatic brain injury-related hospitalizations and emergency visits occur each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With March being Brain Injury Awareness Month, the nation's emergency physicians want to promote good head health.
Mar 5, 2014 - 11:04:01 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Chicago - For families who moved out of high-poverty neighborhoods, boys experienced an increase and girls a decrease in rates of depression and conduct disorder, according to a study in the March 5 issue of JAMA.
Mar 5, 2014 - 11:00:12 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - An inflammatory protein that triggers a pregnant mouse's immune response to an infection or other disease appears to cause brain injury in her fetus, but not the premature birth that was long believed to be linked with such neurologic damage in both rodents and humans, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests.
Mar 5, 2014 - 10:10:07 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Marina Del Rey, CA - March 4, 2014 - Marina Plastic Surgery will feature a CoolSculpting technology live demo at the upcoming Wedding Salon Bridal Show, March 10, 4 - 8 p.m., at the Sofitel Hotel in Beverly Hills.
Mar 4, 2014 - 9:35:54 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - An experimental drug aimed at restoring the immune system's ability to spot and attack cancer halted cancer progression or shrank tumors in patients with advanced melanoma, according to a multisite, early-phase clinical trial at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and 11 other institutions.
Mar 4, 2014 - 5:24:34 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New Haven, Conn.-Improving diagnosis and treatment for individuals with autism has been the focus of a growing body of research. New information from these studies led the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry to revise key parameters for evaluating and treating autism.
Mar 4, 2014 - 3:18:38 PM