Household Chores May Ease Nighttime Menopausal Symptoms

Fewer awakenings seen among white, non-obese women who kept active with caregiving, chores SATURDAY, APRIL 13 (HealthDay News) — For menopausal women who can’t make it to the gym, higher levels of routine physical activity during the day may help relieve sleep problems caused by hot flashes or night sweats, a small new study suggests.…

Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Fat-Related Genes

Swedish researchers found better body-fat control in people who had procedure THURSDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) — Weight-loss surgery changes the levels of genes involved in burning and storing fat, a new study says. The findings may help lead to the development of new drugs that mimic this weight-loss-associated control of gene regulation, said the…

A Survivor’s Story From the Job Loss Front

’Fight hard and fast to get past the anger,’ and don’t forget to keep healthy habits By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) — Michael Knowlese wasn’t completely surprised when he lost his job as a marketing manager in late November 2012. Several months earlier, his company had brought in a new boss…

Health Tip: Clean Out Your Refrigerator

Get rid of germs and bacteria (HealthDay News) — Cleaning out your refrigerator can help wipe out germs and bacteria growing in spilled food and messes. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics lists these suggestions to help you clean out your refrigerator: Make sure your refrigerator temperature is set to below 40 degrees. Clean up…

Health Tip: Keep Food Cravings at Bay at the Office

Suggestions to keep you on track with healthy eating (HealthDay News) — The office can be full of temptations that can derail your healthy eating plan, but if you’re prepared you don’t have to give in to those temptations. The American Council on Exercise lists these suggestions to help you stick to a healthy eating…