September 30, 2011
Health Tip: Focus on Emotional Health
Being emotionally healthy can make it easier
to build lasting relationships, help you feel good about yourself
and deal with the problems of everyday life.
Doctors Consider Nonverbal Cues in Medical
Unspoken clues -- like
behavior and appearance -- influence the doctor-patient
relationship, according to a new study. Researchers from the
University of Michigan found subtle, nonverbal signs not only have
an impact on how patients view their relationship with their
doctor, they also affect doctors' medical decisions.
Obesity More Likely in 'Night-Owl' Kids
Going to bed early and
waking up early may help teens stay thinner and more physically
active than their night-owl peers, and this was the case even when
both groups got the same amount of sleep, researchers say.
Listeria Worries Prompt Recall of Romaine
As health officials wrestle
with a listeria outbreak traced to cantaloupes from Colorado,
Alaska regulators say chopped romaine lettuce shipped from
California has been recalled because of concerns the salad greens
may carry the potentially fatal bacteria.