July 22, 2011
Health Tip: Common Signs of Stuttering
Stuttering is characterized by the
repetition or elongation of sounds, syllables or words. Causes are
usually physical, and rarely related to emotional trauma.
Smartphones May Be Taxing Your Eyes
People reading text
messages or browsing the Internet on their smartphones tend to hold
the devices closer than they would a book or newspaper, forcing
their eyes to work harder than usual, new research shows.
Extreme Heat Calls for Smarter Workouts
With temperatures soaring
across much of the United States, people should use caution when
engaging in aerobic activity outdoors or in facilities without air
conditioning, the American Council on Exercise warns.
Tarceva Battles Lung Cancer in Some
New research finds that
the targeted cancer drug Tarceva nearly triples the amount of time
lung cancer patients survive without a recurrence and has fewer
side effects than standard chemotherapy.