Give Your Child a Head Start With Math

TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many kids struggle with math — and for a number of reasons. Knowing when to be concerned will allow you to get your child study help early on, which is important because research shows that young children who have difficulty with math typically will continue to struggle as…

New Guidelines for Urinary Incontinence Screenings

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New guidelines now recommend yearly urinary incontinence screening for all women. But some experts say such screening needs to be introduced with caution. Urinary incontinence (loss of bladder control) affects about 51 percent of women and can harm their physical, functional and social well-being, according to the American…

Lack of Exercise Can Boost Cancer Risk

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Few Americans know that inactivity can increase the risk of colon, breast and other types of cancer, a new study finds. An analysis of survey responses from 351 people revealed that while many knew a sedentary lifestyle increased their risk of heart disease (63.5 percent) and metabolic problems…

Can Eating Crickets Boost Your Health?

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Jiminy Cricket! New research suggests that saving room on your plate for some crunchy, chirpy protein might be good for your health. Specifically, eating crickets may help improve the natural bacteria in your gut (microbiome) and reduce inflammation in your body. In a small pilot trial, the study…

Rude Coworkers, Stricter Moms?

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women who experience rudeness and other incivilities at work are likely to be stricter with their own kids, a new study claims. Canadian researchers conducted an online survey of 146 working mothers and their spouses. The mothers were asked about incivility at work and how effective they felt…