April 08, 2011
Health Tip: Storing Breast Milk
Expressed breast milk can be frozen for
later use. The Nemours Foundation says it's important to use
sterile bottles or hard plastic cups with tight caps, or "nursing
bags" that are specially designed to store breast milk.
Short Bursts of Exercise Good for the Heart:
All exercise is the same,
right? Not so fast, suggests a small study of teens out of Scotland
that found that high-intensity exercise may be better than
endurance training for preventing cardiovascular disease because it
can be done in less time.
Nearly 20% of Lung Cancer Patients Keep
Many patients diagnosed with
lung cancer -- as well as their family caregivers -- continue to
smoke even though doing so may jeopardize their recovery and
long-term health outcome, says a study sponsored by the U.S.
National Cancer Institute.