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August 18, 2015

Health Tip: Kick Off Your Exercise Program

(HealthDay News) -- So you want to get healthier and start exercising? Experts say you shouldn't just wing it. Get medical OK from your doctor, and devise a fitness plan for a healthier you.

Health Tip: Soothing a Tension Headache

(HealthDay News) -- Painkillers aren't the only way to deal with the pain of a tension headache.

Quick, Paper-Based Ebola Test May Help in Remote Areas

TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A paper-based testing device can quickly diagnose Ebola among people who live in remote areas, according to a new study.

Vocabulary at 2 May Help Predict Kindergarten Success

TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with a larger speaking vocabulary at age 2 are better prepared for kindergarten, a new study shows.

25 Million U.S. Adults Struggle With Daily Pain

TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pain is widespread in much of America, with more than 25 million adults -- 11 percent -- suffering on a daily basis, a new national survey reveals.

E-Cigs May Spur Teens to Try Smoking: Study

TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns that e-cigarettes are a stepping stone to smoking for teens appear to have merit, new research suggests.

Head Lice Now Resistant to Common Meds in 25 States

TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Drug-resistant head lice are very likely coming to a school near you, U.S. investigators warn.

Health Highlights: Aug 18, 2015

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

Video Games Linked to Aggression, Psychologists' Group Says

TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There is a link between violent video games and higher levels of aggression in players, according to a new report from a leading group of psychologists.

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