Health Tip: Is Stress Interfering With Your Child's Sleep?

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HealthDay News : 24-Nov-2017

Even young children have stress. If it's bad enough, it may interfere with your youngster's sleep.

The National Sleep Foundation mentions these warning signs of stress-induced loss of sleep in children:

  • Decreased appetite.
  • Headache.
  • Bedwetting.
  • Stomach upset or pain.
  • Inability to relax.
  • Aggressiveness or stubbornness.
  • Inability to control emotions.
  • Unwillingness
Last Updated on Sunday, 26 November 2017 11:46 Read more...

Health Tip: Prevent Respiratory Infections

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HealthDay News : 24-Nov-2017

Our lungs have a natural defense system that protects them from dirt and germs. But that isn't enough to prevent all cases of lung disease.

The American Lung Association says here's what you can do to keep your lungs healthier:

  • Don't smoke. If you do, quit.
  • Avoid air pollution. On
Last Updated on Monday, 27 November 2017 11:55 Read more...

For Seniors, Any Physical Activity Is Better Than None

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HealthDay News : 24-Nov-2017

Don't try saying you're too or too busy to exercise, especially after that calorie-laden Thanksgiving dinner.

Any level of physical activity can reduce seniors' risk of heart disease, researchers report.

The 18-year study included more than 24,000 adults ages 39 to 79.

They found a link between physical activity and reduced

Last Updated on Friday, 24 November 2017 13:00 Read more...

Health Tip: Ease Your Child's Worry During Vaccinations

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HealthDay News : 23-Nov-2017

Lots of young children dread getting routine shots, triggering worry among their parents.

So what can you do to ease your youngster's stress? The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests:

  • Pack a favorite toy, book or blanket to help calm your child.
  • Distract and comfort your child by
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Health Tip: Identify Risk Factors for Anorexia

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HealthDay News : 22-Nov-2017

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that's triggered by the misperception that a person is overweight. This causes the person to eat less, triggering dangerous weight loss.

People tend to develop anorexia in their teens or young adulthood. It is more common among females.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 November 2017 12:05 Read more...

Smoggy Air May Spawn Weaker Sperm

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HealthDay News : 22-Nov-2017

Men who have trouble conceiving may have the air they breathe to blame, a new study by Chinese researchers suggests.

Microscopic particles in the air called particulate matter (PM2.5) may affect the quality of sperm, which in turn can make it difficult to fertilize a woman's egg, the researchers said.

PM2.5

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