ARCHIVE: July 2019

AHA News: Innovative Hub Feeds the Need for Fresh Produce in...

FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Flint, Michigan, is best known in recent years for its troubles over tainted water. But another problem has challenged the city for decades...

Most Airplanes Not Equipped With First Aid for Kids

FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You're on an overseas flight with your young child, who starts complaining of fever and chills. You ask the flight attendant for help, maybe some pain...

Many U.S. Women Get Opioids After Giving Birth

FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Opioid painkillers were prescribed to nearly half of U.S. women who gave birth in recent years. That's from a new study that found 1% to 2% of those...

Stand Up Straight to Strengthen Abs

FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- While there will always be a place for sit-ups for ab definition, many trainers now suggest standing exercises that not only train abs but back muscles, too...

Getting in Step With Whole Grains

FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Research continues to unlock the benefits of eating whole grains, already thought to promote better digestive health, along with being very filling. A...

Why Do Some People Drink Until They Black Out? Twitter Offers...

FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Blackout drinking is never a wise idea, but new research pinpoints why people sometimes imbibe to the point where they pass out. Celebrations and coping...

Sexting May Be Less Common Among Teens Than You Think

FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Parents of budding teens can breathe a little easier: A new study says adolescent "sexting" is not an epidemic. On the other hand, it's not disappearing,...

Testosterone May Rejuvenate Older Women's Sex Drive

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many older men take testosterone to boost their sex drive, but new research suggests that postmenopausal women who struggle with a sagging libido might...

Brain Changes Noted in Holocaust Survivors and Their Children

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Holocaust survivors may have suffered permanent harmful changes to their brain structure, and the brains of their children and grandchildren may also be...

Can Your Smartphone Make You Fat?

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- While you're watching your calories to avoid packing on extra pounds, you might also want to cut down on your smartphone usage, new research suggests....

AHA News: Her Heart 'Looked Like Swiss Cheese' After...

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Jennifer Michele always has had a knack for sprucing up spaces. That talent prompted her to start an interior design firm in 2007. She...

For Asthmatic Kids in Tough Neighborhoods, Family Is Key

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Good family relationships may help buffer asthma's effects in children facing difficult neighborhood conditions, a new study says. It's known that...

Dirty Air Kills 30,000 Americans Each Year

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Despite improved air quality since the 1990s, pollution still causes lung disease, heart attacks and strokes that kill more than 30,000 Americans each year...

AHA News: Here's How Many Years You Could Gain by Keeping...

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Heart disease is the nation's No. 1 cause of death, killing about 650,000 people every year. Life expectancy is cut short by the disease...

Plastics Chemicals Meant to Replace BPA May Not Be Any Safer for...

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Manufacturers have been phasing out the plastics chemical bisphenol A because of evidence it might harm human health. Now a new study raises questions...

FDA Approves First Needle-Free 'Rescue' Drug for Low...

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- In what could prove to be a real advance for Americans with diabetes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday gave the nod to a needle-free...

Warm Bath Can Send You Off to a Sound Slumber, Study Finds

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Here's a win-win for all those bath lovers who struggle with poor sleep: New research suggests a soak in the tub before bedtime may shorten the time it...

What Happens to the Children When Parents Fight?

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- "Don't fight in front of the kids." Sounds like familiar advice that's been passed down from generation to generation. But as it turns out, it's not...

How to Make a Delicious and Healthy Frozen Fruit Pop

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you're looking for a frozen treat that won't give your healthy eating plan the cold shoulder, pass on store-bought pops and make your own. Some...

Smog Could Land Newborns in Intensive Care

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The danger that air pollution poses to the hearts and lungs of adults is well-documented, but new research suggests that newborns are also at risk....

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