Category Archives: Health News

Health Tip: Cook Eggs the Right Way

To prevent food-related illness (HealthDay News) — Cooking eggs properly can help reduce the risk of a food-borne illness, so it’s important to make sure eggs are always thoroughly cooked. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics lists these tips to help make sure eggs are properly cooked: Cook eggs of any style (scrambled, boiled or…

Heart-Healthy Habits in Childhood May Prevent Future Disease

Keys are better food choices, more physical activity and no secondhand smoke, doctor says MONDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) — Teaching children heart-healthy habits now can help protect them from heart disease when they’re adults, an expert says. “The process of atherosclerosis, which is the hardening of the arteries and is known to cause heart…

Resilient Personality May Bring Better Aerobic Health

But nicer doesn’t necessarily equal healthier, research contends By Mary Brophy MarcusHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 1 (HealthDay News) — If you have a resilient personality — if you handle tough situations better or snap back well after a setback — you’re more likely to have better aerobic health, too, according to a new study. Researchers…

Health Tip: Watch Your Cholesterol When Dining Out

Use these tips to stick to healthy meals (HealthDay News) — If you’re trying to lower your cholesterol, choose your menu options carefully when dining out. The Cleveland Clinic suggests following these guidelines when ordering meals at restaurants: Choose dishes that are roasted, baked, grilled, stir-fried (in water or broth), broiled, poached or steamed instead…

When Kids Exercise More, Their Grades Might Rise Too

Study of young students questions value of phasing out PE in public schools THURSDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) — One key to better grades in the classroom may lie in the gym or on the playground, a new study finds. The research, to be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Pediatrics, found…