(HealthNewsDigest.com) - There is no mystery to reaching goals. You say what you want and then you do the work to get there. If you do the work on a consistent basis, your chances of being successful increase. If you are not doing the work, your chances of being successful decrease. If you are doing the work, here and there, starting and stopping, your chances go back and forth.
May 21, 2013 - 9:43:26 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ROCHESTER, Minn. - Violent storms - often accompanied by lightning, thunder, heavy rain, powerful winds and even tornado warnings - can be stressful for anyone, but severe weather can trigger much more severe anxiety, especially among children. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health problem in kids and adults.
May 21, 2013 - 9:35:24 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SALT LAKE CITY, May 21, 2013 -- Holidays fill the calendar every year, but for Remembered.com the most important holiday is Memorial Day. Memorial Day is about remembering the sacrifices that our brave men and women made in the service of their country. Remembered.com believes everyone should share in this tribute.
May 21, 2013 - 9:25:23 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Overweight and obese patients are significantly more likely than their normal-weight counterparts to repeatedly switch primary care doctors, a practice that disrupts continuity of care and leads to more emergency room visits, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.
May 21, 2013 - 8:42:47 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.comLos Angeles - May 20, 2013 - In response to Angelina Jolie's moving reveal about her decision to have a preventative double mastectomy, expert breast surgeon Dr. Ted Eisenberg is stressing the importance of breast health awareness for women.
May 20, 2013 - 9:57:59 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - May 20, 2013 - Nearly 20 percent of kidneys that are recovered from deceased donors in the U.S. are refused for transplant due to factors ranging from scarring in small blood vessels of the kidney's filtering units to the organ going too long without blood or oxygen.
May 20, 2013 - 4:35:06 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - FORT WORTH, TX - The International Iguana Foundation (IIF) today announced the release of a record 52 Jamaican Iguanas (Cyclura collei) in April. This brings the total number of iguanas to 226 that have been reintroduced to their native Hellshire Hills since 1996 as part of a recovery program aimed at restoring this species in the remnant dry forests of southern Jamaica.
May 20, 2013 - 4:27:21 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Individuals who learn two languages at an early age seem to switch back and forth between separate "sound systems" for each language, according to new research conducted at the University of Arizona.
May 20, 2013 - 3:35:12 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Livingston, N.J. -- It's difficult enough to confront a diagnosis of breast or ovarian cancer without also learning that the malignancies are triggered by your genes.
May 20, 2013 - 2:59:41 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2013 -- In an effort to encourage condom use and safer sex practices, the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health will begin distributing its official "L.A. Condom" in a 40-foot condom mobile that made its debut at Long Beach Pride. Condoms being distributed feature new wrappers designed by local residents as part of last summer's "L.A. Condom" wrapper design contest.
May 20, 2013 - 2:17:12 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Protecting the brain health of premature and dangerously ill newborns is the focus of an ambitious new effort at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. On April 23, the hospital launched the Neuro NICU, which provides specialized neurology care for babies at risk of brain injury.
May 20, 2013 - 1:38:00 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Lori Vargas, mother of 15-year-old Taylor Simpson, said that donating a life-saving kidney to her daughter wasn't that big of a deal, even though it was.
May 20, 2013 - 1:26:33 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Has your man's libido decreased over time? Has his vigor, energy level, short term memory, concentration, and physique diminished? Does he have a stubborn roll of fat around the midsection that he just can't get rid of despite diet and exercise? If you answered "Yes" to any of these, then your man may have low testosterone
May 20, 2013 - 12:55:22 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The eyes may be the window to the soul, but if yours are offset by puffy, under-eye bags, then your soul may be looking a little tired and worn around the edges. You may otherwise look and feel young, but puffiness beneath the eyes can make you appear exhausted and years older than you really are. Unfortunately, for those who are plagued by under-eye bags, getting rid of them can be difficult if not impossible.
May 20, 2013 - 11:52:15 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 -- Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin's signing into law at 2pm today of the nation's first death-with-dignity bill passed by a legislature is a "breakthrough" moment, according to the nation's leading end-of-life choice advocacy group, Compassion & Choices.
May 20, 2013 - 11:45:24 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MicroRhinoplasty is an advanced technique in nasal surgery which allows surgeons to reduce a hump or bump on the nose in a less invasive manner compared to traditional osteotomy.
May 20, 2013 - 11:32:29 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY (May 20, 2013) - May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and while the dangers of melanoma are well known, it is important not to neglect the warning signs of the two most common types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), which can also become disfiguring and even deadly if not diagnosed and treated promptly.
May 20, 2013 - 11:25:00 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - COLUMBUS, Ohio - Researchers are interested in exploring how sunlight, sleep and screens (like those on computers and TVs) may affect those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), says Dr. L. Eugene Arnold, a child psychiatrist and ADHD expert at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's Nisonger Center.
May 20, 2013 - 11:15:33 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BETHESDA, Md., May 20, 2013 - Graduation...Graduation is a time to celebrate. But before the party starts, take the time to talk with your graduates about alcohol -- it just may save a life.
May 20, 2013 - 10:31:09 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Confusion surrounding the term "autism" is surely nothing new. The word was first used in 1911 by Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler, who presumably invoked the Greek autos, meaning "self." Bleuler was describing the behavior of many schizophrenics, whereby they withdraw into their own inner world. But, it would take the brilliant Dr. Leo Kanner, founder of child psychiatry, to identify the disease as it is understood today.
May 20, 2013 - 12:03:00 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Collagen is the main protein found in human skin. This all-important protein is responsible for giving skin the supple and elastic qualities associated with youth. Unfortunately, our natural supply of collagen dwindles with advancing age, and as a result, skin begins to sag and develop fine lines and wrinkles and other visible signs of aging.
May 20, 2013 - 12:02:23 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Farm to fork, field to table, seed to service, and dock to dish are all terms we are seeing on food labels when a brand or food wants to establish its sustainable or ecological roots. Exactly what does this mean to you when you go shopping?
May 20, 2013 - 12:02:06 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - It doesn't matter if you are a feminist trying to move back into the home or a working mother who works a sixty-hour week and comes home to kids, being a mom is tough work and there is no end to it.
May 20, 2013 - 12:01:00 AM
May 19, 2013 - 6:26:41 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY, May 19, 2013--Today's 28th annual AIDS Walk New York (AWNY) brought a massive crowd of 30,000 brave participants to Central Park in the non-stop rain.
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - It is true that many household cleaners contain potentially toxic substances, so parents especially should make an effort to keep them out of the reach of children or, better yet, replace them with safer alternatives.
May 18, 2013 - 2:35:57 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - We are embroiled in what many consider the worst drought in the U.S. since the "Dust Bowl" days of the 1930s that rendered some 50 million acres of farmland barely usable.
May 18, 2013 - 2:29:06 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - You look good - and you know it! Cosmetic surgery has made you happy with yourself and the world around you. It's only natural that you would want to share that feeling with everyone, even if you once thought you'd want to keep your enhancements a secret.
May 18, 2013 - 7:53:57 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON - In the first successful experiment with humans using a treatment known as sensory-motor or environmental enrichment, researchers documented marked improvement in young autistic boys when compared to boys treated with traditional behavioral therapies, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
May 17, 2013 - 10:13:45 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - KOHLER, Wis. - May 17, 2013 - Following the overwhelming success of the launch of the KOHLER Moxie showerhead + wireless speaker, consumers were quick to share their love for the showerhead that made it so easy and affordable to integrate music into the bathroom.
May 17, 2013 - 4:51:15 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK, May 17, 2013 -- Sudler & Hennessey, one of the leading global healthcare communication agencies, announces an agreement between Sudler's eHealth Group and NextGxDx, an online genetic testing marketplace for healthcare providers and hospitals.
May 17, 2013 - 4:18:46 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced two new grants to support Secretary Eric K. Shinseki's goal of ending Veterans' homelessness in 2015. Under these new programs, homeless providers can apply for funding to enhance the facilities used to serve homeless Veterans, and acquire vans to facilitate transportation of this population.
May 17, 2013 - 3:10:22 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Facelifts have been around since people started looking in the mirror, when pioneers first coined the term "rhytidectomy", which literally means to surgically remove wrinkles. The truth be told, early facelifts had their faults. They often resulted in an overly stretched, "windswept" look and results were often short-lived.
May 17, 2013 - 2:33:26 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Livingston, N.J. -- May is National Stroke Awareness Month and The Stroke Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center reminds people that when it comes to stroke, how fast and where they receive treatment makes a big difference in outcome.
May 17, 2013 - 2:26:21 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DINUBA, Calif., May 17, 2013 -- The California Cling Peach Board announced today what growers and home canning enthusiasts have known for generations: canned peaches are nutritious, wholesome and vitamin packed.
May 17, 2013 - 2:19:57 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, May 17, 2013 -- Health Insurance Marketplaces are a key provision of the Affordable Care Act that can help you get health insurance regardless of income or health history. You can start exploring your options now, enroll in October, and start taking advantage of the benefits of your state Health Insurance Marketplace beginning in January 2014.
May 17, 2013 - 2:15:49 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DENVER, May 17, 2013 -- One of the most enjoyable aspects of breast augmentation is shopping for new clothes after the procedure. However, Dr. Gregory Buford says that while women may finally have the silhouette they have long wanted, the styles they wore in the past may not be the most flattering to their new body type.
May 17, 2013 - 2:06:47 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - We've been cooped up all winter, and now that the weather is warming up it's time to be outside riding bikes, walking, running and playing with the kids. But with the beauty of spring comes the nightmare of allergies.
May 17, 2013 - 1:56:48 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - RICHMOND, Va. (May 17, 2013) - A new study published in the April issue of PLoS One by an interdisciplinary team of Virginia Commonwealth University researchers sheds light on the way a tiny parasitic wasp produces its courtship song.
May 17, 2013 - 1:52:14 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - More than 40 to 50 percent of the cigarettes in the United States are consumed by people with anxiety and other mental disorders, according to Michael J. Zvolensky Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Distinguished University Professor at the University of Houston (UH) and director of the new Anxiety and Health Research Laboratory - Substance Use Treatment Clinic (AHRL - SUTC).
May 17, 2013 - 1:47:10 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A recent expert committee report from the esteemed Institute of Medicine (IOM) stated that there was no reason for anyone to keep their sodium intake below 2,300 milligrams a day.
May 17, 2013 - 1:37:27 PM