Need Cancer Screening? Where You Work Matters

FRIDAY, Oct. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Waiters, contractors and other employees of America’s small businesses are more likely to miss out on cancer screening, mostly because of a lack of insurance, new research shows. “Workers employed at smaller organizations had substantially lower breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening rates” compared to people working at…

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Texting Smarts for Adults and Kids

FRIDAY, Oct. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Texting is a quick and easy way to communicate, but it can be a dangerous distraction when you’re also doing anything else. Young or old, the human brain simply can’t give full attention to several tasks at once. Besides stealing your attention, texting slows your reaction time and…

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Texting Smarts for Adults and Kids

FRIDAY, Oct. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Texting is a quick and easy way to communicate, but it can be a dangerous distraction when you’re also doing anything else. Young or old, the human brain simply can’t give full attention to several tasks at once. Besides stealing your attention, texting slows your reaction time and…

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Happier Mealtimes, Healthier Eating for Kids

THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Parents who struggle to get their children to follow a healthy diet may want to make dinnertime a pleasant experience, new research suggests. The study found a happier emotional atmosphere during meals allows preschoolers to make healthier food choices. “Having more positive mealtimes, where people are enjoying themselves,…

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