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Health Tip: Exercise for People Who Have Had Breast Cancer

It helps them regain strength (HealthDay News) — Exercise is always important for good health, but it’s especially beneficial for women who have had breast cancer. The American Council on Exercise mentions these potential benefits: Exercise can reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence, death from breast cancer and death from all causes, compared to…

Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Halloween

You don’t have to serve up ‘junk food’ (HealthDay News) — If you’re planning a Halloween party for the neighborhood kids, candy and other “junk food” aren’t your only options. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests these healthier alternatives: For trick-or-treaters, offer low-calorie drinks and treats. For party guests, serve veggies, fruit…

Exercise May Beat Socializing at Staving Off Brain Shrinkage

Study also found physical activity more protective than mental stimulation MONDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) — Regular exercise may offer seniors more protection against brain shrinkage than social or mentally stimulating activities, a new study suggests. Previous research has linked aging-related brain shrinkage to memory and thinking problems. In this study, Scottish researchers examined the…

Little Evidence Organic Food Better in Long Run: Report

But pediatricians’ group acknowledged that lower pesticide levels may be better for growing brain By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) — Parents weighing the value of feeding their children organic foods should understand there’s little evidence to back the notion that such fare is healthier in the long run than conventionally produced…

Kids With Stressed-Out Parents Eat More Fast Food: Study

Child obesity was more likely as parental stress scores rose By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) — Stress in parents may contribute to obesity in their kids, and as parental stress rises the kids are more likely to eat fast food, a new study finds. The research has caveats. It doesn’t definitively…