The New Face of Pet Therapy
TUESDAY, Dec. 27 (HealthDay News) -- No doubt about it. People
have a deep and complex relationship with animals, which elicit a
wide range of emotional responses by their very presence and
interactions with human beings.
The Mainstreaming of Vegan Diets
TUESDAY, Dec. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Vegan diets are considered
by some to be extreme, a strict way of eating that exists on the
radical fringes of vegetarianism.
Eating Out Doesn't Have to Mean Excess Calories
TUESDAY, Dec. 27 (HealthDay News) -- While the holidays tend to
translate into restaurant meals that are bigger and higher in
calories than those prepared at home, eating out doesn't have to be
unhealthy, an expert says.
Poor People May Be Quicker to Be Kind
TUESDAY, Dec. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Poor people are quicker
than middle-class or rich individuals to recognize the suffering of
others and to show compassion, according to a new study.
Racial Disparities Seem to Persist in Depression Diagnosis
TUESDAY, Dec. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Racial and cultural factors
still affect the diagnosis and treatment of depression in elderly
Americans, despite improvements to diagnostic tools and therapies
in recent decades, according to a new study.
More Schooling Might Raise IQ
MONDAY, Dec. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have more
schooling may see their IQ improve, Norwegian researchers have
Breast Cancer Radiation Linked to Raised Heart Risk
TUESDAY, Dec. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have breast
cancer on the left side of the body and who are treated with
radiation therapy have a higher risk of developing narrowing of the
arteries that lead to the heart, researchers say.