The Facts on Bipolar Disorder and FDA-Approved Treatments

The Facts on Bipolar Disorder and FDA-Approved Treatments

  If you feel like you’re living life on a roller coaster, consider being screened for bipolar disorder, which is characterized by alternating periods of highs and lows. Diagnosis is needed for appropriate treatment. Español Get Consumer Updates by E-mail...
How to Get Your Child Ready for a Successful School Year

How to Get Your Child Ready for a Successful School Year

  Good sleep, ample exercise and sound nutrition are keys, doctor says To use the sharing features on this page, please enable JavaScript. (*this news item will not be available after 11/09/2016) By Robert Preidt Thursday, August 11, 2016 THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016...
5 Common Breastfeeding Questions Every New Mum Has

5 Common Breastfeeding Questions Every New Mum Has

 If you are a first-time mum, you are likely to have lots of questions about your nursing experience. Experts answer some of them here. Photo: Andrey Kiselev / 123rf.com Q: Will breastfeeding interfere with my sex life? A: The breasts can play a practical and...
Taking a Bike Ride? Don’t Forget Your Helmet

Taking a Bike Ride? Don’t Forget Your Helmet

  SATURDAY, Aug. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) — All cyclists should wear bike helmets, which can reduce the risk of head injury by as much as 85 percent, safety experts say. About 800 bicyclists are killed and 500,000 more are treated in emergency rooms every...
Just Spraying Adult Mosquitoes Won’t Curb Zika

Just Spraying Adult Mosquitoes Won’t Curb Zika

  MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Female mosquitoes can transmit the Zika virus to their eggs and offspring, and this may make it harder to contain outbreaks, a new lab study suggests. Control programs that focus only on adult mosquitoes may not...
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