January 07, 2013172013
Health Tip: When Varicose Veins Are a Problem
Varicose veins are enlarged, bulging veins
often found on the thighs, calves or inside the leg that can cause
significant pain when standing or walking. They are rarely serious
but sometimes warrant evaluation by a doctor.
Moms May Use TV to Calm Fussy Infants: Study
Many babies spend almost
three hours in front of the TV each day, a new study finds,
especially if their mothers are obese and TV addicts themselves, or
if the babies are fussy or active.
Mental Health of Dads-to-Be May Influence Toddler's Behavior
Plenty of research has linked
a mother's mental health during and after pregnancy with her
child's well-being. Now, a new study suggests that an expectant
father's psychological distress might influence his toddler's
emotional and behavioral development.
Menopause Can Bring Lapses in Memory, Thinking, Study Finds
Women going through menopause
sometimes feel they are off their mental game, forgetting phone
numbers and passwords, or struggling to find a particular word. It
can be frustrating, disconcerting and worrisome, but a small new
study helps to explain the struggle.