Restaurant Bans Have Big Impact on Smoking Rates

E-mail Print

HealthDay News : 17-Jan-2018

Ever wonder if bans against smoking in bars and restaurants have actually made a difference?

According to a new study, they have.

Smoking bans in U.S. eateries appear to have helped reduce overall smoking rates, especially among people with higher levels of education, the researchers reported.

The study authors analyzed 25

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 11:22 Read more...

Don't Rely on Just One Blood Pressure Test for Kids: Study

E-mail Print

HealthDay News : 17-Jan-2018

It's important to take a second blood pressure reading if your child's first reading points to high blood pressure, researchers say.

They found that nearly 25 percent of children and teens who had their blood pressure checked by their primary care doctor had readings in the high range, but less than

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 11:21 Read more...

Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later

E-mail Print

HealthDay News : 16-Jan-2018

It's often said breast-feeding is best for babies, but new research suggests it also might have a significant long-term benefit for moms -- preventing type 2 diabetes.

"We found that a longer duration of breast-feeding was associated with a substantially lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women," said lead study

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 11:20 Read more...

Sauna Sessions May Be as Good as Exercise for the Heart

E-mail Print

HealthDay News : 16-Jan-2018

Relaxing in a hot sauna may not only feel good -- it might affect your heart and blood vessels in ways that are similar to moderate exercise.

That's the finding of a new study that tested the effects of a 30-minute sauna session. The researchers say their results may help explain

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 11:22 Read more...

Health Tip: 5 Ways to Increase Self-Confidence

E-mail Print

HealthDay News : 15-Jan-2018

Do you have lingering feelings of self-doubt, insecurity and incompetence, despite evidence that you are skilled and successful?

The American Psychological Association calls this "imposter syndrome."

Here are the organization's suggestions for beating imposter syndrome:

  1. If all fingers point to your doing a great job at work, ignore any self-doubt.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 07:02 Read more...

Page 7 of 276