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March 12, 2014

Health Tip: After Donating Blood

(HealthDay News) -- Donating blood is a generous act that helps save lives. But don't forget to take care of yourself afterward.

Health Tip: Preparing for a Tornado

(HealthDay News) -- If you live in an area that's prone to tornadoes, experts say you should devise a plan and create an emergency kit before the first sounding of the warning sirens.

Are You Musical or Tone Deaf? Genes May Be Key

WEDNESDAY, March 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Inheriting certain inner-ear genes may make for top-notch musical chops.

Nicotine Patches Don't Help Pregnant Women Quit Smoking: Study

WEDNESDAY, March 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nicotine patches don't seem to help pregnant women quit smoking, a new study has found.

Newer Radiation Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer More Quickly: Study

WEDNESDAY, March 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A newer form of radiation therapy for prostate cancer is faster and less expensive, but it can cause more urinary complications, a new study suggests.

Protein From Meat, Fish May Help Men Age Well

WEDNESDAY, March 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older men may gain a boost physically, mentally and socially if they eat a diet rich in meat and fish, according to a new study from Japan.

Health Highlights: March 12, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

First Device Approved to Prevent Migraines

WEDNESDAY, March 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The first device designed to prevent migraine headaches among adults has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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