Family Vacations That Are Fun for All

MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Taking a family vacation is a great way to have quality time, but going on a trip that each family member will enjoy takes some planning. Consider choices for an activity-oriented trip. Besides health benefits, vacations make great memories when everyone participates. Start by getting the whole family…

Cancer Survivors Can Develop PTSD, Too

MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People usually imagine post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as happening to war veterans or assault victims. But new research shows the trauma of a cancer scare often leaves survivors with the condition. Many may not want to admit how they feel, the study’s lead author said. “Many cancer patients…

What It Takes to Get Teens Moving

SATURDAY, Nov. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Teens with friends are active teens, a new study suggests. “You can build beautiful parks and facilities; but if children don’t have friends to play with, these facilities won’t be enough to increase their physical activity,” said study lead author Sarah-Jeanne Salvy. “Peers and friends are the catalyst…