Health Tip: Thaw Poultry Safely
(HealthDay News) -- There are safe ways to thaw chicken, turkey
and other poultry -- and there are not so safe ways to do so.
Improper thawing can lead to food-borne illness.
Regular Exercise Boosts the Brain, Too
TUESDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Regular workouts not only do
a body good, they may improve the mind as well, a new review of the
data on the subject finds.
Doctor Offers Tips on How to Travel With Kids
TUESDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) -- From long plane rides to
cramped road trips, family vacations can spell trouble, but parents
can take steps before leaving home to help their families return
with fond memories rather than horror stories, a pediatrician
Americans No Longer Outliving Europeans: Study
TUESDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Americans used to live a
little longer than Europeans, but that's no longer the case,
according to a new study that gives high-income nations in Europe
an 18-month advantage in longevity.
Statins May Help Heart in Some Young Stroke Patients
TUESDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Statins, a class of
cholesterol-lowering drugs that includes Liptior and Crestor,
appear to help young people after they've had a certain kind of
stroke with unknown cause, a new study has found.
Larger Dose of Zinc Lozenges May Shorten Colds
TUESDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) -- There's still no cure for
the common cold, but there may be a way to shorten its misery: A
new study suggests that higher doses of zinc lozenges in certain
formulations may cut the length of colds by more than 40
Popular Antidepressants Not Always Best Choice for Seniors
TUESDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that
hugely popular antidepressants such as Prozac and Effexor might not
always be the best choice for seniors, since they seem to have more
side effects than older antidepressants do.
Violence Against Women Can Take Lifelong Toll: Study
TUESDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Women who've suffered from
gender-based violence are more likely to develop anxiety disorders
or other mental woes, experience physical and mental disabilities,
and have worse quality of life than other women, new research