A New Mom Shape-Up: Stroller Walking

MONDAY, Dec. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The exhaustion of a new baby can have negative fitness consequences as you lose the motivation to exercise and feel there's no time to get to the gym. But not exercising actually worsens fatigue,…

A New Mom Shape-Up: Stroller Walking

MONDAY, Dec. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The exhaustion of a new baby can have negative fitness consequences as you lose the motivation to exercise and feel there's no time to get to the gym. But not exercising actually worsens fatigue,…

It Really Is Better to Give Than Receive

MONDAY, Dec. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The joy of giving really does last longer than the joy of receiving, researchers report. Experiments with hundreds of participants found their happiness did not decrease, or decreased much slower,…

It Really Is Better to Give Than Receive

MONDAY, Dec. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The joy of giving really does last longer than the joy of receiving, researchers report. Experiments with hundreds of participants found their happiness did not decrease, or decreased much slower,…

Take Time for 'Me Time'

MONDAY, Dec. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Husband or wife, mom or dad, the demands on your time can be overwhelming. But even if there's no end to your to-do list, securing some time for yourself is a must. While scheduling a mani-pedi or…

Take Time for 'Me Time'

MONDAY, Dec. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Husband or wife, mom or dad, the demands on your time can be overwhelming. But even if there's no end to your to-do list, securing some time for yourself is a must. While scheduling a mani-pedi or…

Winter's Many Challenges to Eye Health

SUNDAY, Dec. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Dry, itchy eyes are a common problem in the winter and low humidity is a major reason, one ophthalmologist says. "On average, the humidity drops in the winter with the colder weather," said Marissa…

Here's to a Healthy Holiday Season

SATURDAY, Dec. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Taking care of your health is one of the best gifts you can give yourself this holiday season, a medical expert suggests. "This festive time of year can be a lot of fun, but may also hurt our mental…

Put Fire Safety at the Top of Your To-Do Holiday List

FRIDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A horrific 2011 Christmas Day fire killed five people, including three young sisters, in their Stamford, Conn., home. The tragedy -- blamed on improper disposal of fireplace ashes -- is a reminder…

#MeToo Sparked Surge in Awareness About Sexual Harassment: Study

FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Hundreds of thousands of women have used the #MeToo hashtag to speak out about sexual harassment and assault during the past year. Now there's evidence that the #MeToo movement sparked more than mere…

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Lung Cancer Surgery

FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent surgery for lung cancer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City on Friday. "Two nodules in the lower lobe of her left lung…

Flu Has Arrived for the Holidays, CDC Head Says

FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The flu has ramped up in time for Christmas, the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. Just last week, the CDC said the flu season was off to a slow start, but…