Health

From Health Oct 08, 2010

Morning sickness may signal healthier pregnancy

New research confirms that women plagued by morning sickness in early pregnancy are less likely to miscarry.

From Health Oct 08, 2010

Nobel-winning work is matchmaker for molecules

The three winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry all developed new ways to make carbon atoms stick to one another -- a mundane-sounding process that in fact underlies the very basis of life.

From Health Oct 08, 2010

FDA to push for more investment in science

Health regulators plan to spend millions of dollars to step up their scientific prowess in a move that officials say will help quickly get new treatments to patients and protect the public against possible health threats.

From Health Oct 08, 2010

How Republicans could block healthcare reform

Republicans could keep their promises to stop healthcare reform even if they cannot repeal it, simply by blocking legislation needed to pay for it, one expert argued on Wednesday.

From Health Oct 08, 2010

Poor healthcare may shorten American lives: study

Americans die sooner than citizens of a dozen other developed nations and the usual suspects -- obesity, traffic accidents and a high murder rate -- are not to blame, researchers reported on Thursday.

From Health Oct 07, 2010

Ultra-Running and Race Day Nutrition

Ultra-running (as defined by any running race longer than the marathon of 26.2 miles) requires a whole different nutritional viewpoint when compared to the gels and quick shots of Gatorade normally

From Health Oct 07, 2010

International Walk to School Day is October 6

The Partnership for a Walkable America sponsored the first National Walk Our Children to School Day in Chicago in 1997. It was a simple day, designed to highlight the need to create communities that are walkable. The day was created, in part, on a similar concept celebrated in the United Kingdom.

From Health Oct 07, 2010

Seven Tips to Make This Your Losing Season

The holiday season is almost here. I know it's hard to think about or even believe but soon you'll be humming the reindeer song and thinking about the best dessert to bring to Aunt Mary's soiree. Turn the tide this holiday season and come out on the losing end with these easy-to-follow tips.

From Health Oct 07, 2010

Fall Fun Can Burn Major Calories

It's autumn! Although I deeply love summer and fear what waits for us as autumn wanes, there is much about fall to be excited about.

From Health Oct 07, 2010

Does an earlier last call lead to fewer assaults?

Sending bar patrons home at earlier hours may lower the rate of late-night violence, hints a new study from Australia.