How to Head Off an Ice Cream Headache

WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Slow down and savor your ice cream sundae or smoothie — it’s the best way to prevent the dreaded head pain commonly known as “brain freeze.” “When you consume cold foods or drinks too fast, it cools down the carotid artery located just behind your jawline. Doing that…

Smart Steps for a Safe Nursery

WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Getting a nursery ready for a new baby can be a lot of fun, but keep in mind these important considerations to make it a safe haven. For crib safety, choose a new crib that meets the latest standards — stronger crib slats and mattress supports, improved hardware…

Is That iPad a Pain in the Neck?

TUESDAY, June 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — While an iPad can deliver information in an instant with the touch of your fingertips, it also can make your neck and shoulders ache, a new study finds. So-called iPad neck, or tablet neck, is on the rise in the United States. And women are twice as likely…

AHA: Aging LGBT Seniors a 'Major Public Health Issue'

TUESDAY, June 26, 2018 (American Heart Association) — LGBT people of all ages have experienced health inequalities, but researchers have begun to delve into the consequences of a lifetime of that inequity — and what happens to their health as they grow older. “They’ve been relatively invisible, undercounted and underserved,” said Dr. Karen Fredriksen Goldsen.…