March 05, 2012
Health Tip: Dealing With Dry Mouth
Dry mouth is more than just uncomfortable. A
lack of saliva to moisten your mouth also can lead to tooth damage,
the American Dental Association warns.
BPA Exposure May Raise Risk of Heart Disease
Exposure to bisphenol A
(BPA), a controversial chemical commonly used to make plastics,
increases a person's risk of developing heart disease later in
life, a new study suggests.
Vitamin D May Cut Stress Fracture Risk in
Preteen and teenage girls
whose diets are rich in vitamin D may be at lower risk for stress
fractures, particularly if they are involved in high-impact
activities, according to a new study.
Severe PMS May Last Longer Than Thought
For years, women with the
severe form of premenstrual syndrome known as premenstrual
dysphoric disorder (PMDD) were told that their symptoms should
subside the day menstruation begins.