Woman’s Health

September 2, 2011

6 tanning and sunscreen myths

Here are six tanning and sunscreen myths for your Labor Day Holiday weekend from MedScape:
September 2, 2011

FDA recommends sunglasses with 100% UVA/UVB rating

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending “selecting sunglasses that are labeled with a UVA/UVB rating of 100 percent to get the most protection” from […]
September 1, 2011

Is the new cold sore ointment, ColdSore FX, worth considering?

ColdSore-FX is a new topical product promoted for cold sores. Is it worth considering?
August 31, 2011

MEDIA ALERT: Dr. Walt interviewed on Focus on the Family today

An interview with Dr. Walt, on “Common Questions Parents Have About Their Children’s Health” was featured on the national Focus on the Family radio program today.
August 31, 2011

Study finds no link between children’s cell phone usage, brain tumors

There are 300 million cell phones in America, almost as many phones as people, but there are still some concerns about their safety — especially in […]
August 31, 2011

Food prepared away from home harmful to children

The Time “Healthland” blog reported, “In the first study to examine the relationship between where food is prepared and increased calorie consumption, researchers report that eating […]
August 30, 2011

Spiritual talks boost hospitalized patients’ perceptions of care

HealthDay reports that hospitalized patients who are “able to talk about their religious and spiritual concerns are more satisfied with their care,” according to a study in […]
August 29, 2011

Channel surfing shortens life

Not only are hours spent in front of the television hours you’ll never get back, they may be hours actually taken off your lifespan, researchers found.
August 18, 2021

Lonely seniors at high-risk to use risky medications

Recent research indicates that lonely seniors are much more likely to take opioid analgesics, sedatives, anti-anxiety drugs, and other medications potentially putting them at increased risk […]
August 18, 2021

Lonely seniors at high-risk to use risky medications

Recent research indicates that lonely seniors are much more likely to take opioid analgesics, sedatives, anti-anxiety drugs, and other medications potentially putting them at increased risk […]
August 20, 2021

Who has lower cardiovascular risk, teetotalers or light drinkers?

Light alcohol consumption has been reported to be cardio-protective among apparently healthy individuals; however, it is unclear whether this association is also present in those with […]
August 20, 2021

Who has lower cardiovascular risk, teetotalers or light drinkers?

Light alcohol consumption has been reported to be cardio-protective among apparently healthy individuals; however, it is unclear whether this association is also present in those with […]
August 21, 2021

Sugar can increase dementia and Alzheimer’s risk

A study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference reported that “Total sugar intake may affect cognitive function over time, with higher amounts potentially increasing the […]
August 23, 2021

Snoring is a potential killer

Do you, or someone you love snore excessively or even stop breathing for seconds at a time while asleep? It could be obstructive sleep apnea, also […]