Benefits of Physical Therapy
By Len Canter HealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You suffered an injury that has sidelined you from exercise, but you dodged a bullet — your doctor has said that you don’t need surgery. Instead, he or she prescribes physical therapy, most... Read more
Eating Fruits and Veggies Lower the Risk for Heart Disease, Heart Attacks and Early Death
By Len Canter HealthDay Reporter Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many Americans still don’t get enough fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods. If money and time are concerns, your favorite drive-through donut and coffee place in the morning and the closest... Read more
Sleeping at the Wrong Time or for Too Long Can Backfire
(HealthDay News) — A nap can improve mood, performance and alertness, says Mayo Clinic. But sleeping at the wrong time or for too long can backfire. Latest Sleep News Mayo suggests the best way to nap: Keep naps between 10 and 20 minutes. Take naps in early afternoon. Nap... Read more
Helpful Advice when Bathing a Baby
Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, Aug. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Every parent remembers the first time they bathed their newborn, terrified they might accidentally drop or harm their tiny bundle of joy. But one dermatologist says the task is easy if parents follow some basic steps. “While it... Read more
Nutritionists say Family Meals are a Recipe for Healthy Eating in Kids
Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News SATURDAY, Aug. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Family meals are a recipe for healthy eating in kids, nutritionists say. “Research shows that families who regularly dine together are more likely to eat more fruits, vegetables and fiber and are less likely to eat... Read more
How to Protect Your Heart From Extreme Heat
Latest Heart News SUNDAY, Aug. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As extreme heat events become more common, you need to know how to protect your heart. Hot temperatures and high humidity can lead to dehydration, which causes the heart to work harder and puts it at risk, according to... Read more
How to Make Perfect Guacamole
By Len Canter HealthDay Reporter Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News MONDAY, Aug. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Guacamole is one party dip that’s actually good for you, and it’s easy to make at home. Hass avocados — with green skins that turn brown-black when ripe — are rich... Read more
How to Kickstart Your Creativity
By Len Canter HealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News MONDAY, Aug. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You don’t have to have the talent of a Rembrandt or Yo-Yo Ma to express creativity and get some very special benefits from doing so. Everyday creativity boosts well-being and can give you... Read more
Can Physical Fitness Protect Against Mental Health Conditions?
Although there is evidence that exercise can boost mental health, scientists know less about whether physical fitness can prevent the onset of mental health conditions. A recent systematic review and meta-analysis take a closer look. Can physical fitness protect against mental health conditions? Common mental health problems, such as... Read more
Health Advice on How to Avoid Anemia
(HealthDay News) — Anemia is a blood disorder characterized by a shortage of either red blood cells or hemoglobin. Latest Chronic Pain News It can leave people feeling frequently exhausted and sluggish, says the National Institutes of Health (NIH). To prevent or counter anemia, people must get enough iron.... Read more