Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Health Tips

Health Tips

The latest healthy living tips and answers to readers' most embarrassing questions.

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Suggestions for what to drink, and when
And reduce the risk of drowning
Signs your child should see a doctor
Suggestions for what to add
Don't forget a shopping list
Factors that contribute to weight gain
Wash countertops frequently
Staying active is a great start
Take advantage of these healthy activities
Computer hackers traced to China stole personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients who used hospitals owned by Community Health Systems, which includes 20 hospitals in Pennsylvania and one in South Jersey.
Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study
Screening infants for SCID saves lives, researchers report
As the world cries out for new antibiotics, researchers at the John Innes Centre (JIC) in Norwich are also taking a bet on bacteria extracted from the stomachs of giant stick insects and cinnabar caterpillars with a taste for highly toxic plants.
Students who consume sports drinks pack on more pounds than their peers.
Elite athletes down sports drink to help them reach new heights of performance. But for the average young person, these "health drinks" may cause them to reach new highs -- on the bathroom scale.
Home Plate is a new initiative to help families cook and eat better.