Hot Weather Takes Toll on Farmworkers: Study
MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Even after they leave the fields at the end of hot day, farmworkers still have to cope with high levels of heat and humidity in their living quarters, a new study shows.
Kids With Autism May Find Human Voice Unpleasant
MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- A new brain-imaging study could help explain why children with autism have difficulty with verbal communication: They may not get much pleasure from the human voice.
Red Meat Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk
MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- People who eat a lot of red meat increase their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, while those who cut down on red meat cut their risk.
Gene Variants May Play Role in Obesity
MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies offer some
solace to those who can't control their weight despite diet and
exercise by providing more evidence that genetics may play a role
BPA Exposure Tied to Undescended Testicles in Boys
MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Fetal exposure to the
chemical bisphenol A (BPA) has been linked to low levels of a key
developmental hormone in newborn boys with undescended testicles,
according to an early new study.
Health Tip: If You Have Braces
(HealthDay News) -- Eating healthy is especially important when
you have braces. That means avoiding sugary foods, which could lead
to plaque build-up and tooth decay.