Archives for October 2020

Monthly Archives: October 2020

Nutrition Labels on Menus Don’t Alter Habits

Nutrition Labels on Menus Don’t Alter Habits

Letting consumers know exactly how many calories are in their food might do little to change their eating habits, a new study suggests. ...
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Diet Struggles? Change Your Kitchen, and Fool Your Brain

Diet Struggles? Change Your Kitchen, and Fool Your Brain

WASHINGTON — Good news for those who struggle with diets: Eating less may be easier than you think, psychologists say. By making simple changes ...
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Anxiety Over Meningitis Diagnosis Can Cause False Symptoms

Anxiety Over Meningitis Diagnosis Can Cause False Symptoms

Thousands of people who received recalled steroid injections linked to fungal meningitis have been thrown into a state of limbo — they’re being ...
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Meningitis Outbreak Grows to 169 Cases, 14 Deaths

Meningitis Outbreak Grows to 169 Cases, 14 Deaths

The number of people with a rare fungal form of meningitis tied to tainted steroid injections is now up to 169, including 14 ...
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Elderly Brains Stay Sharp After a Low Trans Fat Life

Elderly Brains Stay Sharp After a Low Trans Fat Life

Older people with high levels of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins B, C, D, and E in their blood do better on cognitive ...
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Work Boredom May Cause Employees to Call in Sick

Work Boredom May Cause Employees to Call in Sick

Though the stress of an especially hectic work day may make you wish you’d stayed in bed, a new study shows that it’s ...
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7 Plastic Surgery Myths Revealed

7 Plastic Surgery Myths Revealed

Introduction People have many misconceptions and oversimplified ideas about plastic surgery. While many associate the field with the material plastic, the word actually ...
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Whooping Cough Vaccine May Wane in Pre-Teens

Whooping Cough Vaccine May Wane in Pre-Teens

Changes to the vaccination schedule for whooping cough may be needed to better protect pre-adolescents from the infection during outbreaks, researchers say. During ...
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Extra Whooping Cough Booster Shot Might Protect More Kids

Extra Whooping Cough Booster Shot Might Protect More Kids

Doctors may need to reconsider the current schedule of whooping cough vaccinations in order to prevent outbreaks, researchers say. In a recent study ...
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2 Babies in 9 Months? The Facts on Pregnancy Spacing

2 Babies in 9 Months? The Facts on Pregnancy Spacing

Two babies in Britain are definitely Irish twins — they were born to one mother just nine months apart, and will be in ...
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