ARCHIVE: July 2019

A Fresh Look at Celery and Celery Root

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Crave more crunch in your meals but want to avoid calories? Don't overlook low-cal celery. With only 6 calories per cup, celery is a perfect warm weather...

Pec Moves That Go Beyond Pushups

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you're looking for simple yet effective exercises to work chest muscles, put the pec press and pec fly on your list. Both also target the shoulder...

Extreme Eating Habits Could Be an Early Clue to Autism

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Lots of kids are picky eaters. But when eating habits in young children are extreme, it could be a sign of autism, researchers say. A new study finds...

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Taking testosterone might sound like a good idea for an older man, but a new study suggests the treatment might be bad news for his heart. Men who took it...

ADHD Meds Help Keep Kids Out of Trouble

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Some parents may be reluctant to give their kids powerful stimulants to treat the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but a new...

Many Americans Take Antibiotics Without a Prescription

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- No one would argue that antibiotics are an amazing 20th-century innovation, promising a quick cure for bacterial illnesses that might otherwise cause serious...

Parents Who Belittle Their Children May Be Raising Bullies

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It's a vicious cycle: Teens who are belittled and demeaned by their parents are more likely to be bullied and to bully others, a new study suggests. "...

AHA News: With Help, Boy's Dreams of Flight Get to Soar...

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- As soon as he could walk, Easton Fryer bolted into his backyard whenever he heard an airplane flying over his home in Hamilton, Montana....

AHA News: Where There's Wildfire Smoke, There May Be Heart...

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- When the Tubbs Fire swept through their neighborhood in Santa Rosa, California, in October 2017, there was little time for Richard Grundy...

Some Women Still Getting Pregnant While on Acne Drug Tied to...

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Hundreds of pregnancies still occur every year among U.S. women taking an acne medication that carries a high risk of birth defects, a new study finds. "...

'Failure to Launch': Poll Finds Many Older Teens Still...

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Sarah Clark was happy to get the call from her college teen, but couldn't believe what she was hearing. "My kid called from college and said, 'I'm sick,...

Guns in Home, Greater Odds of Family Homicide

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Family members are at risk of being killed in homes with guns in the United States, a new study suggests. For each 10% jump in home ownership of guns,...

The Latest on Caffeine Limits

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It seems as though every day brings yet another study on the effects of caffeine or coffee in particular. Researchers have looked at its effects on almost...

The Great Fat Debate: How Much Is Unhealthy?

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Experts have redefined the role of fat in healthy eating, but before you grab a chunk of cheese or another pat of butter, understand the differences between...

Plastic Surgery Pays Off for Men

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Plastic surgery is no longer the sole domain of women, and men now have even more incentive to try a little nip-and-tuck on their faces: New research...

Many Youngsters Aren't Ready for Kindergarten

MONDAY, July 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The start of school is just around the corner, but a leading pediatricians' group warns that many kids entering kindergarten lack the skills they need to...

Keep Sugar Substitute Away From Fido

SUNDAY, July 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The sugar substitute xylitol may help you lose weight, but it can be deadly for your dog, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. Xylitol is present...

Sunglasses a Shield for the Eyes

SATURDAY, July 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Sunglasses need to be more than just fashion accessories, an eye expert advises. "Think of sunglasses as sunscreen for your eyes," said Dr. Dianna...

Longer Rx for Birth Control Pills a Smart Idea for Female Vets:...

FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Giving U.S. female military veterans a year's supply of birth control pills would reduce their risk of unwanted pregnancies and lower health care costs, a...

AHA News: Know the Flax: A Little Seed May Be What Your Diet...

FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Adding seeds to your diet can be an easy way to shore up your defenses against heart risks without adding too much work to meal prep. Many...

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