Preschool, Day Care Not Asthma Triggers: Study

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Breathe easy, Mom and Dad. Sending your young children to preschool or day care probably won’t increase their risk of developing asthma. In fact, researchers report, it may help protect your kids against the respiratory disease. Investigators at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) based that conclusion…

FDA Cracks Down on Caffeine-Loaded Supplements

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it has issued tough new restrictions on the sale of dietary supplements that contain dangerously high amounts of caffeine. Supplements that contain pure or highly concentrated caffeine in powder or liquid forms are no longer permitted to be sold…

Yoga Can Soothe Anxious Grade Schoolers

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Yoga at school might work wonders for the younger set, new research suggests. In the study, 52 third-graders who had symptoms of anxiety were randomly assigned to take part in either yoga/mindfulness sessions for eight weeks, or to a control group that received usual care such as counseling…

Toxins in E-Cigarettes May Vary by Flavor

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The flavor you choose for your e-cigarette liquid may determine how many toxins you inhale, new research suggests. Those toxins — called free radicals — are linked to cancer, heart disease, inflammation and other diseases, the scientists said. In the study, citrus and floral flavors tended to have…