November 03, 2011
Health Tip: Perform a Breast Self-Exam
A monthly breast self-exam can help you
identify any changes or abnormalities early, which could lead to a
better chance of successful breast cancer treatment.
Improved Allergy Shots Might Be on Horizon
Allergy shots are
time-tested treatments that reduce health care costs and can now
provide relief to allergy sufferers within weeks instead of months,
according to experts.
Death Toll From Listeria Outbreak Hits 29
The death toll in the
listeria outbreak traced to cantaloupes produced at a Colorado farm
has reached 29, with another 139 people sickened in 28 states, U.S.
officials said late Wednesday.
Weighing Weight-Loss Programs
A new British study finds
that commercial weight-loss programs are more effective and less
costly than primary care-based programs led by specially trained
Rx for Heart Patients: Healthier Living,
A healthy lifestyle and
appropriate medications can help people with heart disease live
longer and avoid a heart attack or stroke, according to new
guidelines from the American College of Cardiology Foundation and
the American Heart Association.
Study Finds No Link Between Dyslexia and IQ
A new study that found no
association between dyslexia and IQ calls into question the
widespread practice of classifying children as dyslexic based on
differences between their reading abilities and their IQ scores,