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Acupuncture Might Ease Fatigue Linked to Breast Cancer

Women in study had less physical, mental fatigue and better quality of life By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 2 (HealthDay News) — Offering breast cancer patients a relatively short regimen of acupuncture alongside standard treatment can help alleviate some of the crippling fatigue that often accompanies the disease, according to a new study. The…

Power Slowly Returns to Much of Northeast After Sandy

But almost 4 million remain without electricity as death toll rises to 92 By HealthDay Staff FRIDAY, Nov. 2 (HealthDay News) — Millions more in the storm-ravaged Northeast woke up Friday morning to restored electricity as the region slowly recovers from “superstorm” Sandy. But the U.S. death toll from the storm climbed to 92 by…

Eating More Fruits, Veggies May Help Kidney Patients

Other studies found race, income also play a part in how well disease is controlled FRIDAY, Nov. 2 (HealthDay News) — Some people with kidney disease can improve their health by adding fruits and vegetables to their diet, a new study indicates. A second study found that poor nutrition plays a role in the association…

Food Allergies Can Make Kids Targets for Bullies

Some children reported that other kids intentionally contaminated their food with allergens By Jenifer GoodwinHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 2 (HealthDay News) — As the mother of a child with a severe peanut allergy, Nicole Smith was vigilant about reading labels and making sure teachers and school administrators understood that ingesting even a trace amount of…

Health Tip: Enlist a Dietician

For a customized eating plan (HealthDay News) — If you’re having trouble making healthy food choices or getting to your ideal weight, a registered dietitian can help. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says a dietician can: Create a tailored eating plan and offer advice that fits your needs. Assist in managing a chronic condition,…