November 01, 2011
Health Tip: When a Cold Won't Go Away
Coughs and sniffles are common among little
ones. But if symptoms persist, especially at the same time each
year, the child may actually have an allergy.
Poor Sleep Might Be Linked to Preterm Labor
Pregnant women who have
trouble sleeping or experience sleep disruptions during their first
or third trimesters are more likely to deliver prematurely,
according to a new study.
U.S. Preterm Birth Rate Down Slightly
The rate of preterm births
in the United States dropped slightly, to 12.2 percent in 2009,
from its high three years earlier, according to a new analysis by
the March of Dimes.
Red Wine Antioxidant Could Give Metabolism a
Results of a small study
show that obese men who take a small daily dose of the supplement
resveratrol -- found as a natural compound in red wine -- appear to
improve their metabolism as much as if they were on a strict
Little Evidence of Heart Risks From ADHD Meds
Medications commonly used to
treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder don't appear to
raise the risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems
in children and young adults, new research shows.