December 29, 2010
Health Tip: Playtime Is Important
Playtime is more than a source of amusement
for kids and their parents. It teaches toddlers social skills, how
to pay attention and to use their imagination, says the American
Academy of Pediatrics.
Health Tip: Diet Can Help Irritable Bowel
While controlling stress and taking certain
medications can help manage symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome
(IBS), monitoring your diet and eating habits can have the most
significant impact, the American Dietetic Association says.
Drug Abuse Treatment Rates on the Rise: U.S.
Admissions for alcohol
abuse treatment have remained the same in parts of the Midwest and
South while dropping elsewhere in the United States, while
treatment rates for illegal drugs are increasing across the
country, especially for marijuana abuse, according to a new
Delaying Sex Might Strengthen Marriage
Having sex early in a
relationship may lead to less satisfying marriages because couples
can fail to develop important skills to communicate well and
resolve conflicts, new research suggests.