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Why Tidying Up Is Sometimes Harder Than Expected

Why Tidying Up Is Sometimes Harder Than Expected

Latest Prevention & Wellness News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you can’t quite bring yourself to declutter your home and toss out unneeded possessions, one reason why might surprise you. Researchers say the emotional tug you feel might be loneliness. “When consumers make decisions about how to get rid of multiple possessions, […]

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Probiotics: Don’t Buy the Online Hype

Probiotics: Don’t Buy the Online Hype

Latest Prevention & Wellness News By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Many people turn to the internet with health questions, but how reliable is the information you find? When it comes to probiotics, a new study urges caution. The research found that of 150 websites that came up with a […]

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Climate Change May Translate Into More Fatal Injuries

Climate Change May Translate Into More Fatal Injuries

Latest Prevention & Wellness News By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If climate change continues unabated, the United States should prepare for an increase in deaths from injuries, a new study claims. Looking at data on injury deaths and temperature over 38 years, researchers found a correlation between unusually high […]

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Health Tip: Acetaminophen Safety

Latest Prevention & Wellness News (HealthDay News) — Found in more than 600 different medicines, acetaminophen is the most common drug ingredient in the United States, says the Consumer Healthcare Products Association. To use the painkiller safely, the CHPA urges you to: Always read and follow the directions on the label. Never take more than […]

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New Study Reports Alarming Surge in E-Scooter Accidents

New Study Reports Alarming Surge in E-Scooter Accidents

Latest Prevention & Wellness News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Electric scooter accidents are sending droves to emergency rooms — especially young adults, a new study finds. As e-scooters’ popularity has exploded, so have injuries — skyrocketing 222% between 2014 and 2018 to more than 39,000. Hospital admissions also soared — 365% to […]

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Health Tip: Taking Down the Christmas Tree Safely

Health Tip: Taking Down the Christmas Tree Safely

Latest Prevention & Wellness News (HealthDay News) — Christmas trees are involved in a few hundred fires annually, says the Texas Department of Insurance. The longer a tree stays up after the holidays, the greater a fire hazard it becomes. To take down the Christmas tree safely, the department suggests: Discard a tree within one […]

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Health Tip: Protect Yourself From Household Chemicals

Health Tip: Protect Yourself From Household Chemicals

Latest Prevention & Wellness News (HealthDay News) — From certain paints to some detergents, common household items can contain toxic chemicals, says the Cleveland Clinic. To protect yourself from household chemicals, Cleveland Clinic urges: When working with oven cleaners, wear an apron, gloves and goggles. Ensure that the area you’re using chemicals in is well-ventilated. […]