April 24, 2012
Health Tip: Help Prevent a Pulled Muscle
A pulled muscle, especially involving the
thigh, is a common injury among runners and people who play
basketball, hockey or football. And while the injury can't always
be prevented, there are factors that increase your risk.
Health Tip: Eat Less
Your parents may have appreciated when you
took a lot of food and left a clean plate, but experts say that's
no way to maintain a healthy weight.
New Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
The brains of patients
with chronic fatigue syndrome -- an often misunderstood condition
marked by unexplained, incapacitating exhaustion -- don't respond
to rewards in the same way as the brains of healthy people do, a
new study suggests.
Measles Deaths Falling Worldwide
Deaths from measles fell 74
percent worldwide between 2000 and 2010, but progress is still
short of the World Health Organization's target, health officials
Botox Offers Little Relief for Migraine, Study
Botox is considered a
preventive medication for debilitating migraine headaches, but a
new review finds that it may only help people with chronic
migraines or chronic daily headaches. And, even then, the effect
appears to only be "small to modest."