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HealthDay News - October 14, 2019

Put Safety First When Planning to Pack Food-to-Go

MONDAY, Oct. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Whether you're tailgating, cooking for a potluck or bringing in a treat for co-workers, keep safety in mind to avoid food-borne illnesses.

How to Spice Up Everyday Oatmeal

MONDAY, Oct. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Want to add pizzazz to your morning bowl of oats? Here's how to spice things up and boost the nutrition.

Health Tip: Gum Disease Risk Factors

(HealthDay News) -- The leading cause of gum disease is plaque, says the American Academy of Periodontology. However, other factors can affect the health of your gums.

Health Tip: Pregnancy and Amusement Park Rides

(HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women should not ride roller coasters or other jarring rides at the amusement park, says the American Pregnancy Association.

Suicide Attempts Rising Among Black Teens

MONDAY, Oct. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Historically, black teenagers in the United States have had lower suicide rates than whites. But a new study finds that more black teens have been attempting suicide in recent years -- and experts are not sure why.

Frequent Male Pot Use Linked to Early Miscarriages

MONDAY, Oct. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Men who use marijuana at least once a week are twice as likely to see their partner's pregnancy end in miscarriage, compared to those who use no pot, new research suggests.