Category Archives: Health News

Health Tip: How to Safely Store Eggs

And suggestions for choosing the best ones (HealthDay News) — Practicing good food safety rules is just as important with eggs as it is with meat. The U.S. government’s Food Safety and Inspection Service lists these suggestions to help you select and store eggs properly: Only purchase eggs that have been stored in a refrigerated…

Health Tip: Be Safe at the Beach

Protect your family from potential dangers (HealthDay News) — When your family is headed to the beach for some fun in the sun, it’s a good idea to go over a few basic safety rules to keep everyone safe. The American Academy of Pediatrics lists these safety rules when you’re at the beach: Ward off…

Kids Given Big Plates Help Themselves to More Food

Plate size and self-serving increased first-graders’ food intake, researchers found By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 8 (HealthDay News) — Small kids who are given large plates and then allowed to serve themselves take more food and consume more calories, new research finds. The study used 41 first-graders in a Philadelphia elementary school to test…

Health Tip: Don’t Ignore Pain During Exercise

Listen to your body (HealthDay News) — It’s important to challenge yourself during exercise. But you should never ignore pain — a sign that you’re potentially stressing or damaging your joints. The Cleveland Clinic offers this advice for people who exercise to strengthen the back: Don’t jump rope, which can cause too much stress on…

College Sports Could Raise Players’ Risk for Depression, Study Finds

Compared with former college athletes, those still in school had doubled odds, possibly due to stress, researchers say FRIDAY, April 5 (HealthDay News) — Current college athletes are twice as likely to be depressed as former athletes, researchers have found. The findings suggest the need for further research to learn more about depression among college…