Health News
Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Read more...If both partners view procedure as a joint effort, they feel greater intimacy afterward

Couples who view the weight-loss surgery of one partner as a joint effort often say they feel closer as a result, a new study suggests.

While much research has been done on the health benefits of such surgery, less attention has been given to its effect on interpersonal relationships.

Pregnancy Often Leads to Changes in Migraines
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Read more...Many women have fewer headaches while expecting, experts say

Women who suffer from migraines may notice changes in their headache patterns when they're pregnant, experts say.

For example, many women will have fewer migraines during pregnancy.

Health Tip: If Your Child Is Always Eating
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
If your child always seems to be eating, you may need to figure out whether the desire to eat is physical or emotional.

The American Academy of Family Physicians recommends:

More Research Hints at Chocolate's Heart Benefits
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Read more...Study included milk chocolate, but did not prove cause-and-effect

Eating milk chocolate or dark chocolate regularly may lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study suggests.

Middle-aged or older folks who ate as much as 3.5 ounces of chocolate a day seemed to receive heart health benefits, British researchers report in the June 16 issue of the journal Heart.

If You Can't Stand the Heat . . .
Friday, June 12, 2015
Health officials offer tips for coping with summer's soaring temps

ummer's heat puts everyone at potential risk for heat-related illness, but seniors and people with chronic health problems are especially vulnerable.

Heat illnesses -- collectively known as hyperthermia -- include heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat fatigue and a life-threatening condition called heat stroke.

A person's risk for heat illness depends on a number of factors, including outside temperature, general health and individual lifestyle, according to the U.S. National Institute on Aging (NIA).


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