Processed Meat May Play a Part in Early Death: Study

It found those who ate the most increased their risk of dying prematurely by 44 percent By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) — Grilled hot dogs and sausages may be tasty treats at ball games and picnics, but a new study of nearly 450,000 people finds that eating too much processed meat…

Health Tip: Invest in Protective Eyewear for Sports

Make sure they fit and work properly (HealthDay News) — Wearing protective eye gear when playing sports can help prevent serious eye injuries. The Cleveland Clinic lists these guidelines when selecting protective eyewear: Buy your eye guards at an optical store or sports store, and make sure someone familiar with your eyes and the sport…

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…

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…

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…