Meditation May Ease Pain, Anxiety From Breast Cancer Biopsy: Study

THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation and music may reduce pain, anxiety and fatigue associated with a breast cancer biopsy, a new study suggests.

 Seniors Need to Take Extra Care in the Cold

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors are especially vulnerable to hypothermia during cold weather because their body's response to the cold can be affected by age, medication or medical condition.

 Prenatal Vitamin D Supplements May Not Lower Baby's Asthma Risk: Study

TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There's been speculation that a daily vitamin D supplement taken in pregnancy might lower the odds for asthma in children. However, two new studies find no evidence for such an effect.

 Health Tip: Be Mindful

(HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness is the practice of focusing on the moment without letting yourself be distracted.

 Screen Nursing Home Residents for B12 Deficiency: Researchers

TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin B12 deficiency is common among seniors in long-term care, but easily remedied with screening, according to a new Canadian study.

 Health Tip: Learn About Vitamin C

(HealthDay News) -- Vitamin C has a history of being touted for its immune system-boosting properties. Besides citrus fruits, the vitamin also is found in tomatoes, strawberries, potatoes, red and green bell peppers, kiwi, Brussels sprouts and broccoli

 Transcendental Meditation May Help Relieve PTSD

TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Transcendental meditation may help ease post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in some soldiers and seems to reduce their need for medication, a new study finds.

 Try Home Remedies for Child's Cough or Cold

TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Instead of turning to over-the-counter cough and cold remedies, parents should consider treating their children with home remedies, says a leading group of U.S. pediatricians.

 Could Higher Vitamin D Doses Harm Seniors Prone to Falls?

MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Higher doses of vitamin D don't improve mobility for the elderly, and may actually raise the risk for falls among certain seniors, a new study suggests.

 Could High-Dose Vitamin D Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis?

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High-dose vitamin D appears safe for people with multiple sclerosis, and it may help quiet the immune system hyperactivity that marks the disease, a small clinical trial finds.