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Tattooed and Need an MRI Scan? What You Need to Know

Tattooed and Need an MRI Scan? What You Need to Know

Latest Skin News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you have tattoos, it’s probably safe to get an MRI scan, European researchers say. While millions of people with tattoos have MRIs every year without side effects, some adverse reactions have been reported. Researchers said there had been no systematic studies of how safe […]

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Female Anatomy May Play Big Role in Sperm’s Success

Female Anatomy May Play Big Role in Sperm’s Success

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In the race to conception, the female body is set up to separate weak sperm from strong, researchers report. A woman’s reproductive system presents a veritable obstacle course that stress-tests sperm, making sure that only the strongest swimmers have a chance […]

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Pumped Breast Milk Falls Short of Breastfed Version

Pumped Breast Milk Falls Short of Breastfed Version

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Pumped breast milk might not be quite as good as milk that comes directly from Mom’s breast, a new study suggests. Researchers found that breast milk from women who pumped tended to have more potentially bad bacteria — and less abundance […]

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Playing to Your Strengths

Playing to Your Strengths

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Everyone has certain personality strengths that make them unique. For instance, you might be the type of person who loves to nurture others or who always tells it like it is and is known for your honesty. Studies on human […]

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How to Help Your Teen Use Social Media Safely

How to Help Your Teen Use Social Media Safely

Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Social media is now a key part of American youngsters’ lives, so parents need to provide guidance and rules to help them enjoy its benefits and protect them from potential dangers, experts say. Social media can help kids connect and find others who share […]

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Does Bullying Start at Home?

Does Bullying Start at Home?

Latest Healthy Kids News THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you think that sibling rivalry can border on brutality at times, you won’t be surprised by new research from British scientists. They found that children are more likely to be bullied by a sibling if they have more than one, and firstborn children […]

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Could Diet Sodas Raise an Older Woman’s Stroke Risk?

Could Diet Sodas Raise an Older Woman’s Stroke Risk?

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Older women, beware: New research warns that drinking a lot of diet sodas or artificially sweetened fruit juices may increase your risk for stroke. In a study that tracked nearly 82,000 postmenopausal women, those who drank two or more diet drinks […]