Category Archives: Men’s Health

Posting Calorie Counts May Lead Consumers to Healthier Choices When Eating Out

  ABC News is reporting a new study that finds that seeing calorie information may convince customers to place healthier — or at least smaller — orders. When the customers saw calorie information before ordering, they purchased an average of … Continue reading

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Naps Best Way to Fight Midday Nods

  WebMD Health News reports a small British study that suggests that a short siesta or a jolt of java help combat the mid-afternoon nods. What doesn’t seem to work, the study showed, is trying to grab some extra winks … Continue reading

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High-Fat Diet Linked to Poor Sleep

WebMD Health News is reporting that Brazilian researchers have found that the more fat you consume each day, the less likely you are to get a good night’s sleep. Having a fat-laden cheeseburger and fries for dinner may be particularly … Continue reading

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Sleep a Necessity, Not a Luxury

HealthDay News reports that as the pace of life gets faster and faster, and people try to cram more and more into every minute of the day. Before Thomas Edison invented the light bulb in 1880, people slept an average … Continue reading

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CBS Report Casts Doubt On Routine Vitamin Supplements

Vitamin and mineral supplements are, of course, a staple of a lot of people’s lives. But a report from CBS News suggests that some are not only unnecessary, but could be dangerous.

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Bad Bacteria Lurk in Rest Stop Bathrooms

WebMD Health News is reporting this study, which was presented this week at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Researchers collected swab samples from places people normally touch in public bathrooms, such as restroom door handles, toilet … Continue reading

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Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – June 6, 2008

Here are my takes on some of today’s health headlines, including one that is, in my opinion, being blown way out of perspective: Mercury teeth fillings may harm some: FDA Silver-colored metal dental fillings contain mercury that may cause health … Continue reading

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Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – June 4, 2008

Here are my takes on some of today’s health headlines. If Dad is not involved in child care, can we blame the mom? Here’s one the major news outlets haven’t touched.

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Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – June 3, 2008

Here are my comments on some of today’s health headlines: FDA Approves Spray-On Estrogen to Treat Menopause The FDA has approved a form of spray-on estrogen called Evamist, which contains estrodial in ethanol. Evamist is sprayed on the inside of … Continue reading

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Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – May 30, 2008

Here are my takes on some of today’s health headlines: Vitamin D for babies may prevent type 1 diabetes A new systematic review reports to have “the strongest evidence to date” that supplemental vitamin D in babies and children may … Continue reading

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Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – May 28, 2008

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Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – May 26, 2008

Here are Dr. Walt’s comments on today’s health headlines Bible guides some in fitness routines

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