Better Way to Treat Seniors' Ankle Fractures?

A new type of plaster cast might help older adults avoid surgery for unstable ankle fractures, researchers say. "Older adults -- those over 60 -- are suffering an increasing number of ankle fractures from leading more active lifestyles and the rising Read more

Health Tip: Ease Stress If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Taking any steps possible to relieve stress is never a bad idea, but it's especially beneficial if you have rheumatoid arthritis. The Arthritis Foundation suggests: Taking a tai chi or yoga class. Flexing and then relaxing muscles throughout your body. Imagining Read more

Health Tip: Manage Psoriasis

Managing psoriasis means learning all you can about the condition, the American Academy of Dermatology says. The group suggests: Learn as much as you can about psoriasis, including how best to treat it and potential triggers to avoid. Exercise regularly, eat Read more

Researchers Identify Genes Linked to Hot Flashes

Some women may be genetically predisposed to suffer hot flashes before or during menopause, a new study suggests. A team of scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles says it identified gene variants that affect a brain receptor that regulates Read more


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Nutrition and Exercise During Pregnancy

Healthy eating is vitally important during pregnancy to provide your baby with what it needs to grow and be healthy. Pregnant women need 300 extra calories per day..

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