Putting Wine on a Diet

MONDAY, Sept. 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Do you enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or when unwinding at the end of a long day, but wonder how its calories are affecting your diet? As with everything you eat and drink, it comes down to portion size. The key is limiting yourself to one…

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Don’t Let the Tick Stick

SUNDAY, Sept. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — As tick populations and the threats they pose increase across the United States, people need to know how to deal with them, a skin doctor suggests. Ticks can cause serious illnesses such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Powassan virus and alpha-gal syndrome (a red meat allergy).…

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Body Gestures Aid Conversation

FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Talking with your hands has taken on a new level of importance in communication, researchers report. They found that hand and body gestures got responses faster when someone asked a question during a conversation. The researchers analyzed question-and-response sequences as 21 volunteers interacted, and they found a strong…

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