Disabled Elderly Say They Want Dignity, Control
SATURDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Two factors -- a sense of
dignity and a sense of control -- are critical to quality of life
for disabled elderly people, according to a new study that also
found that most disabled seniors rate their quality of life as
"fair to very good."
Dogs Can Boost Exercise Rates for Moms-to-Be
SATURDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who own a
dog are 50 percent more likely to get the recommended 30 minutes of
exercise a day by going for brisk walks, a new study finds.
Bird Flu Studies Can Be Published After All: WHO
SATURDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Research on a mutated,
more contagious form of the bird flu virus can be published in
full, the World Health Organization announced Friday, despite
concerns that bioterrorists could use the information to start a