Category Archives: Health

The right way to fuel up before workouts

(HealthDay)—Mom was right when she said no swimming for an hour after lunch. Even though it takes energy to work out, it’s important that exercise doesn

Surmounting that fitness plateau

(HealthDay)—Just as there are diet plateaus, you can hit the wall with exercise, too—no longer seeing results from your efforts and then losing motivation. A

‘People are ready for it’: Seattle-area couples test birth control for men

It takes two people to make a baby. But to prevent pregnancy, the burden has almost always fallen on the woman. A new method being tested at the University of Washington aims to ch

Think teens need the sex talk? Older adults may need it even more

Humans are sexual beings. This urge does not stop when the clock strikes 60. Or even 90. Young adults may deny older relatives are having sex

A tiny button that can save you from sunburn: Northwestern researchers release a next-wave UV sensor

Things your phone probably reminds you of: Your mother’s birthday. Your kid’s doctor appointment. That thing Beyonce said on Twitter. The new episode

Vegan diets are adding to malnutrition in wealthy countries

Hidden hunger affects over two billion people, globally. The cause is a chronic lack of essential micronutrients in the diet, such as vitamins and minerals.

Would these new proposals help keep e-cigarettes away from Kentucky kids?

Would prohibiting the sale of flavored liquids for e-cigarettes help curb the onslaught of addiction among Kentucky teens? What about raising the minimum age for

New study: Average outpatient visit in US approaching $500

The average outpatient visit in the United States costs nearly $500, according to a new scientific study. In addition, the average inpatient stay had a price tag in 2016 of more th

Impairment rating of injured workers depends on the when and where of assessment

If you experience an injury at work, the amount of compensation you receive depends on which impairment rating system is used, according to research from McMaste

US traces lettuce outbreak to at least 1 California farm

U.S. health officials have traced a dangerous bacterial outbreak in romaine lettuce to at least one farm in central California. Food regulato

Worried about traveling with your kids over the holidays? Read this first

A little preparation can spare parents who travel with their children – and those around them – from feeling the blues this holiday season. Among the biggest sou

Employers are vital to promoting mental health, new report says

Training managers to empower their teams to take care of their mental health, while recognizing the signs of mental health disorders, is critically important to

More women opting to give birth outside of a hospital, research finds

An increasing number of women in the United States are choosing to give birth outside of hospitals and the demand for nontraditional delivery options is likely h

CHSP brings together experts to ‘connect the dots’ on neonatal abstinence syndrome

“When people hear a baby crying, they say, ‘We have to do something.’ Yes, we do.” Dr. Kathy Wedig, a clinical neonatologist, spoke those

Faecal transplants, ‘robotic guts’ and the fight against deadly gut bugs

A simple compound found in our gut could help to stop dangerous bacteria behind severe, and sometimes fatal, hospital infections. Dr. Ben Mullish understands mor

Surgery unnecessary for many prostate cancer patients

Otherwise healthy men with advanced prostate cancer may benefit greatly from surgery, but many with this diagnosis have no need for it. These conclusions were re

New method for studying ALS more effectively

The neurodegenerative disease ALS causes motor neuron death and paralysis. However, long before the cells die, they lose contact with muscles as their axons atro

Physical activity in the evening does not cause sleep problems

Contrary to popular belief, there is no reason to avoid exercising in the evening, an analysis of the scientific literature has revealed. Even among sleep re