MONDAY, March 21, 2016 — Families of children with Down syndrome face challenges, but by and large their experiences are positive ones, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that in 87 percent of families they surveyed, everyone — parents and…
MONDAY, March 21, 2016 — Truck drivers with sleep apnea who don’t regularly follow their treatment program are much more likely to crash, a new study finds.
“The most surprising result of our study is the strength and robustness of the increase in…
– If you have something in your eye, rubbing it could cause a scratch called a corneal abrasion.
To get something out of your eye, the American Academy of Family Physicians suggests:
Use clean water or saline solution to flush it out.
– Ever wonder why sometimes you feel more full than at other times, even if you haven’t eaten as much?
The American Heart Association mentions factors that affect fullness:
How often you eat.
The amount of food you eat.
The type of food you eat….
SUNDAY, March 20, 2016 — Tree pollen season has arrived, but there are a number of ways allergy sufferers can prevent or control their symptoms, an expert says.
Mid-February is when blooming trees begin to flower. By the time the blossoms have…
SATURDAY, March 19, 2016 — A special genetic test might help gauge outcomes for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, a new study suggests.
As researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle explained, advanced ovarian cancer doesn’t progress…
FRIDAY, March 18, 2016 — Adults born with heart defects may be at increased risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), researchers say.
The reason? High levels of mental stress associated with their condition and treatments, the study authors…
FRIDAY, March 18, 2016 — During the first two months of this year, 116 U.S. residents have tested positive for infection with the Zika virus, and all but one were linked to travel to regions endemic for the virus.
That’s according to a report…
FRIDAY, March 18, 2016 — Exercise can reduce symptoms in teens and young adults who had a first psychosis episode, a new study says.
“Establishing an exercise regime for people with psychosis is likely to be much more effective when they are…
FRIDAY, March 18, 2016 — Differences in smoking habits between black and white Americans may lead to lower lung cancer screening rates for blacks, new research suggests.
Researchers reviewed federal government data from 1965 to 2012. They found…