Here’s what you need to know about those outbreaks and this highly contagious, yet preventable, disease.
While Valentine’s Day immediately brings to mind red hearts and romance, Health Net, Inc. points out that February 14 is an ideal time to take stock of all the important relationships in your life and take steps to help nurture those relationships year-round.
Teens entering the dating world prompt images of hand-holding, first kisses, and prom pictures. What likely doesn’t come to mind are these statistics on abuse:
Canines can discern difference between happy and angry expressions, study contends.
THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Smiling? Frowning? New research indicates that dogs can tell the difference, though it’s still unclear whether they understand the emotions behind people’s facial expressions.
Have you noticed that the numbers in the phone book seem to be getting smaller? Do you find it harder to get down on your knees to look under the bed—and to get up again?
There’s no question that age brings changes to our lives. And yes, some of them we’d prefer to avoid.
This delicious and easy-to-follow black bean, corn and pumpkin stew can be served over brown ride or as a hearty main dish alongside whole-grain bread. You could also consider replacing the pumpkin with squash or young carrots.
Without question, heart disease is no one’s friend. In fact, heart disease remains the number one cause of death worldwide and the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming more than 375,000 American lives annually.
Heart disease, however, has increasingly set its sights on women.
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If you’re someone who is perpetually in a positive mood from 9 to 5, and who also considers your job so enjoyable that you can’t even classify it as “work,” there’s no need to read further.
However, if you’re a more standard-issue human, then chances are good that your workday moods aren’t always award-winning.
Should you be screened for lung cancer? The sooner lung cancer is diagnosed, the better the chances for survival. Until recently, however, early detection has been difficult—which may be one reason why lung cancer remains the No. 1 cancer killer of both men and women in the U.S.
But there is good news: Doctors now have a screening test that can catch lung cancer early. It’s called low-dose computed tomography (LDCT). Continue reading