Neural Tube Defects, Such as Spina Bifida, on the Decline: CDC
THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Serious birth
defects of the brain and spine called neural tube defects have
fallen 35 percent in the United States since mandatory folic acid
fortification of enriched grain products was introduced in 1998,
federal officials reported Thursday.
Cancer Doctors Don't Discuss Herbs, Supplements With Patients
MONDAY, Jan. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite concerns about
potentially dangerous interactions between cancer treatments and
herbs and other supplements, most cancer doctors don't talk to
their patients about these products, new research found.
Indoor Wood-Burning Can Affect Air Quality
FRIDAY, Jan. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although many people
enjoy gathering around a fire during cold winter months, fires that
aren't built properly can affect air quality and people's health,
according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors
TUESDAY, Dec. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga has long been
believed to improve overall health, but a growing body of evidence
shows the ancient practice may also help the heart, a new review
Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When you're
planning your holiday get-away, don't forget to factor high
altitude into your vacation sports -- such as skiing or hiking, a
sports medicine specialist cautions.