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…

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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…

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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…

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Flight Attendants Show Higher Cancer Risks

TUESDAY, June 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Flight attendants may face higher-than-average risks of breast and skin cancers, a new study finds — though the reasons why aren’t yet clear. Harvard researchers found that compared with women in the general U.S. population, female flight attendants had a 51 percent higher rate of breast cancer. Meanwhile,…

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