Posts Tagged "Your Health Matters"

Flu season is here. I hope you’ve been vaccinated. A new study in the journal Heart suggests another reason to make sure you have been. Flu vaccination may help prevent heart attacks. In a study...
Fri., September 27, 2013 10:15am
Pediatricians encourage breast feeding. It provides antibodies that help prevent gastrointestinal infections and ear infections. A new study suggests another surprising benefit: Nutrients in...
Thu., September 26, 2013 6:30am
The salt of the Earth. That means good people. The salt in your food can mean bad problems. Too much can increase your blood pressure --a leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke. This week...
Mon., September 23, 2013 9:30am
Genetic testing is on the rise. With a simple blood test people can now trace their genealogy or test for disease. But can the results be used against you? Congress passed the Genetic Information...
Fri., September 20, 2013 4:45pm
If you’re a woman, and work the night shift, listen up! A new study found women who worked the night shift for 30 years or more had twice the risk of getting breast cancer. Why this link?...
Wed., September 18, 2013 4:55pm
This week on Your Health Matters we'll explore the dangers of concussions, as well as what to do if you suspect one. Any blow to the head needs to be taken seriously: especially when it happens to...
Mon., September 16, 2013 10:00am
ADHD stands for Attention Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder. It used to be called ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder, but ADHD is preferred because it is more inclusive of primary features of this...
Fri., September 13, 2013 11:05am
Babies love pacies, but they often end up anywhere but their little mouths. Like the floor, the lawn, the dog. Consider rinsing a fallen pacie in your own mouth before giving it back to your baby....
Wed., September 11, 2013 5:47pm
Our bodies are more water than anything else. We’re made of it. And we cannot live without it. So, how much water do you need? 8 ounces a day may not be enough. Dr. Sandy has your daily dose!...
Tue., September 10, 2013 7:15am
With the kids back in school, it’s the perfect time to discuss backpack safety. We may cringe when we see youngsters carrying heavy packs, but a study in the medical journal Pediatrics found kids...
Fri., September 6, 2013 11:00am

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