Health Tip: Understanding Palliative Care

(HealthDay News) — Palliative care is designed to improve the quality of life and help manage the symptoms of a serious iilness, the U.S. National Institutes of Health says. Latest Senior Health News The focus is on keeping a person comfortable and happy, and can be provided alongside Read More

As Grass Replaces Trash in Vacant Lots, Crime Goes Down

Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, Feb. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Cleaning and greening vacant lots in a city’s poor neighborhoods can put a damper on gun violence and other types of crime, a new study has found. Abandoned lots account for about 15 percent of land Read More

Success in High School, Success Later in Life

TUESDAY, Feb. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Being a good student in high school seems to translate into a better job and higher pay down the road, a new study suggests. “Our research found that specific behaviors in high school have long-lasting effects for one’s later life,” said study lead Read More

Health Tip: Help Control Teeth Grinding

Grinding teeth at night often is associated with daytime stress, the National Sleep Foundation says. The group suggests how to help control the problem: Relax in the hours before bedtime. Create a cool, comfortable, dark and quiet sleep environment. Keep computers, tablets and smartphones out of the bedroom. Exercise regularly. Read More

Two Healthy Diets Equally Good for Your Heart

Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News MONDAY, Feb. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Two eating plans — a vegetarian diet that includes eggs and dairy, and the Mediterranean diet — protect your heart equally, a new study shows. The research included 107 healthy but overweight people, aged 18 Read More

Clues to Parkinson’s May Be Shed in Tears

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your tears may reveal if you are at risk of Parkinson’s disease, preliminary research suggests. When people shed tears, certain proteins are released. Levels of those proteins are different in people with Parkinson’s compared to those without the disease, according to a preliminary Read More

17 Home Remedies to Get Rid of a Headache and Food Triggers

What natural home remedies relieve pain and get rid of a headache? Many people are occasionally bothered by headaches and wonder how to get rid of a headache quickly. The way to end a headache quickly depends on what brought it on in the first place. For many people causes Read More

Being a Single Dad Can Take a Big Toll on Health

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Single dads have been played for laughs in countless TV sitcoms, from “The Andy Griffith Show” and “My Three Sons” up to modern takes such as “Arrested Development” and “Louie.” But in real life, being a single dad is Read More

Menopause Age, Early Peri/Post Symptoms (Weight Gain) & Treatment

What are the signs and symptoms of menopause? It is important to remember that each woman’s experience is highly individual. Some women may experience few or no symptoms of menopause, while others experience multiple physical and psychological symptoms. The extent and severity of symptoms varies significantly among women. It is Read More