January 12, 2011
How to Cope With Stomach Flu Symptoms
If you get the stomach
flu (also known as viral gastroenteritis), there are a number of
things you can do to cope with the illness, an expert suggests.
High Level of 'Good' Cholesterol Alone May Not Protect
High levels of HDL
cholesterol -- the "good" kind -- have long been thought to help
protect against heart disease. But new research finds that having
high levels of HDL cholesterol may matter less than how well the
good cholesterol functions -- that is, how well it works to rid the
body of excess cholesterol.
Aging Population Could Send Cancer Costs
By 2020, the annual cost
of cancer care in the United States is expected to reach at least
$158 billion -- a 27 percent jump from 2010, according to a report
from the U.S. National Cancer Institute.