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August 27, 2015

Health Tip: If Allergic to Eggs

(HealthDay News) -- People who are allergic to eggs don't have to miss out on the tasty versatility that eggs offer.

Health Tip: Balance Homework With Down Time

(HealthDay News) -- Developing healthy homework habits can help your child succeed in school. But be sure to reserve time for exercise and play.

Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal Substances

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many American college students start experimenting with booze or drugs over the summer, but winter is the peak time for them to begin illegal use of prescription medicines, according to a U.S. government study.

Liver Damage From Hepatitis C More Widespread Than Thought

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Severe liver damage may be four times more common among Americans with the liver infection hepatitis C than previously believed, a new study suggests.

Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than their younger sisters, results of a new study suggest.

Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Don't hope for a quick colonoscopy.

Gains in Life Spans Seen Around the Globe

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Average life expectancy among people worldwide has risen by more than six years since 1990, and healthy life expectancy has climbed by more than five years, a new report shows.

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