January 04, 2012
Health Tip: Practice Sledding Safety
Sledding down a slippery slope at home or a
nearby field is a past-time that makes kids look forward to winter.
But thousands are injured each year in sledding accidents.
Family Tips for Getting Fit
Families hoping to improve
their fitness and overall health in 2012 should spend less time in
front of a TV or computer screen and more time being active
together, according to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
U.S. Twin Births Soar: CDC
The birth rate for twins
in the United States has jumped by 76 percent since 1980,
government health officials reported Wednesday.
Potential Herpes Vaccine Disappoints
A potential vaccine for
genital herpes has shown only limited effectiveness in thwarting
one type of the sexually transmitted virus and no ability to stop a
second type from spreading, a new study shows.