Health Tip: 11 Harmful Effects of Smoking

(HealthDay News) — Everyone knows that smoking is dangerous, increasing the risk of heart disease, cancer, lung disease and stroke. According to the U.S. National…

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#MeToo No More?

From the hills of Hollywood to the halls of Congress, it’s now clear that sexual harassment in the workplace has long been a fact of…

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Better Balance at Every Age

You probably take balance for granted, but it’s a motor skill that benefits from training throughout life. Working on your balance is key to staying…

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Are Women Naturally Fitter Than Men?

When it comes to getting and staying fit, women may have an aerobic edge over men, new research suggests. In a small new study, investigators…

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Shhhh! Patients Are Sleeping

In hospitals around the world, noise complaints are booming. But some medical centers are trying to stem the ’round-the-clock’ racket. Medical equipment, air circulation machinery,…

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Time Management for Busy Families

You want your kids to enjoy many experiences, but between afterschool programs, music lessons and team sports, your schedule can go haywire. Try these ideas…

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Health Tip: Identifying Common Bladder Problems in Women

(HealthDay News) — Women may have a variety of bladder problems as they age. But many don’t seek help because they are embarrassed or believe…

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Arthritis No Longer Just a Disease of the Old

More younger Americans experience the aches and pains of arthritis than once thought. Roughly 91 million adults had arthritis in 2015. But the most surprising…

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Health Tip: Prevent Drowsy Driving

(HealthDay News) — One in 25 U.S. drivers reports having fallen asleep while driving during the past month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and…

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The Right Way to Use Resistance Bands

Stretchy resistance bands go anywhere and can be used by almost anyone. They’re also as effective as they are inexpensive. But it’s important to use…

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Brush Up on Fall Allergies Before Tackling the Leaves

Fall yardwork can stir up allergies, but there are ways to reduce the risk of flare-ups, an ear, nose and throat specialist says. “Know your…

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Care for Caregivers

Many of us will care for a parent at some point in our lives. If you’re shopping or cooking for Mom or taking Dad to…

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