January 29, 2015
Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC
After a rough start to the flu season, the number of infections seems to have peaked and is even starting to decline in many parts of the nation, federal health officials reported Thursday.
Health Tip: Using Sunscreen
While anyone who applies sunscreen will
benefit from its protection, some people should never venture
outside without it, experts say.
Study Underscores Power of Placebo Effect
A new study -- this one involving patients with Parkinson's disease -- adds another layer of insight to the well-known "placebo effect." That's the phenomenon in which people's symptoms improve after taking an inactive substance simply because they believe the treatment will work.