Health Tip: Manage Your Migraines
(HealthDay News) -- A migraine commonly causes an overwhelming,
throbbing pain on one side of the head. Other symptoms may include
nausea, vision problems, and a heightened sensitivity to sound and
Weekend Not Long Enough to Recover From Workweek Sleep Loss
WEDNESDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- Men and women who get
just six hours of sleep each night during the workweek will need
more than the weekend to recover from the cumulative effects of
this mild sleep deprivation, a new study revealed.
U.S. Found to Be Losing Ground in Life Expectancy
WEDNESDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- A full 80 percent of U.S.
counties lag behind other leading nations in terms of life
expectancy, and the gap is getting bigger, according to a new
For Many, Weight-Loss Surgery Also Eases Migraines
WEDNESDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- Severely obese patients
who suffer from migraines may see them fade or become less frequent
after having weight-reducing gastric bypass surgery, University of
Iowa researchers say.
Study Finds Two-Seat 'Hot Zone' for Flu Spread on Planes
WEDNESDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- During the H1N1 flu
pandemic of 2009, some people stopped flying out of fear of
catching the virus while in the close quarters of an airplane
cabin, but a new study shows that the "danger zone" for flu
transmission is just a two-seat circumference around where you are
Specialists Often Turn Away Kids With Public Insurance: Report
WEDNESDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- Undercover research in
Illinois reveals that medical specialists refuse appointments to
publicly insured children with potentially urgent conditions six
times more often than privately insured kids with identical health
Many Fathers Struggle to Balance Work, Family: Survey
WEDNESDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- Most working fathers say
they want to share child-raising duties equally with their
spouse/partner, but a lot of them admit that they aren't actually
doing so, a new survey shows.
Gene Sequencing Helps Twins With Rare Disorder
WEDNESDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- Twins with a rare
disorder that left one of them unable to walk are now playing
soccer and running track, thanks in part to cutting-edge technology
known as whole-genome sequencing that enabled physicians to better
treat the disorder.