Category Archives: Health News

Health Tip: Teach Kids to Prevent Overuse Injuries

Encourage safety during sports (HealthDay News) — Young children can be susceptible to overuse injuries due to repetitive activities during sports competitions and practices. The safekids.org website lists these tips to help kids reduce the risk of overuse injuries from sports: Always warm up with jogging or light exercise for about 10 minutes before play.…

Study: Mega Vitamins Won’t Help After Heart Attack, Chelation Treatment Might

But modest gains from arduous ‘leaching’ therapy aren’t enough to OK it at this time, study author says By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) — There’s mixed news from a much-anticipated clinical trial for people who’ve suffered a heart attack: While a study found that daily high doses of vitamins and minerals…

Health Tip: Teach Kids In-Line Skating Safety

Protect them against injury (HealthDay News) — In-line skating can help children have fun while getting a great aerobic workout that helps strengthen muscles. But it’s important that they follow safety guidelines to prevent injury. The American Academy of Pediatrics lists these safety rules for children using in-line skates: Dress in protective gear when skating.…

Tips on Coping With Daylight Saving Time

Tweaking sleeping, eating, drinking and online habits all can help, experts advise FRIDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) — The loss of an hour of sleep that comes with the switch to daylight saving time overnight Saturday can be uncomfortable if you don’t take some simple steps to prepare, experts say. To help you adapt, Dr.…

Cash Incentives, Penalties May Spur People to Shed More Pounds

Study found those who won or lost depending on weight-loss success stuck with the program By Denise MannHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 7 (HealthDay News) — Money talks when it comes to motivating people to lose weight, a new study shows. And it doesn’t have to be a ton of cash, either. Just receiving a month…