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What does a wolf spider bite look like? Is it dangerous?

What does a wolf spider bite look like? Is it dangerous?

Wolf spider bites are not dangerous and do not usually require specific medical attention. In rare instances, a person may be allergic to spider bites. If this is the case, they will experience more pronounced symptoms and may feel generally unwell. However, this form of allergy is unusual. In general, a person can treat a […]

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6 months of exercise may reverse mild cognitive impairment

6 months of exercise may reverse mild cognitive impairment

New research finds that a 6-month regimen of aerobic exercise can reverse symptoms of mild cognitive impairment in older adults. Just 6 months of exercise that raises the heart rate can reverse signs of age-related cognitive impairment. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is characterized by a mild loss of cognitive abilities, such as memory and reasoning […]

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FDA Warns Companies on Dangerous, Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments

FDA Warns Companies on Dangerous, Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — After infections tied to unapproved stem cell treatments sent 12 people to hospital this past year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued a stern warning about the products. “The letters we’re issuing today to manufacturers, health care […]

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Wegmans Recalls Stir-Fry Mixes

Wegmans Recalls Stir-Fry Mixes

Concerns about E. coli contamination have triggered a recall of cauliflower rice and vegetable stir-fry mixes sold at Wegmans stores in six states. Latest Infectious Disease News The recall is for fresh Cauliflower Rice, Veggie Cauliflower Rice Blend and Stir-Fry Mix with Cauliflower sold between Dec. 7 and Dec. 18 at 98 stores in New […]

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Cross-Training for Fitness and Fun

Cross-Training for Fitness and Fun

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’re not yet familiar with the fitness approach called cross-training, it might sound like hard work. But it’s really just a way to add variety to your exercise routine by alternating activities. You’ll avoid boredom and boost your […]

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That Gift of Exercise Might Go to Waste

That Gift of Exercise Might Go to Waste

Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You might think the perfect gift for someone you love is a gym membership or a subscription to a healthy food plan, but you need to make sure the recipient will make use of them. “As much as we may want to, we […]

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Health Tip: Avoid Hoarseness

Health Tip: Avoid Hoarseness

(HealthDay News) — Hoarseness tends to happen when there is a problem with the vocal cords, the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery says. Latest Digestion News Common reasons for hoarseness include laryngitis, non-cancerous vocal cord lesions, pre-cancerous or cancerous lesions, neurological issues, smoking or reflux. The academy offers these vocal wellness tips: […]

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Ways to Fit Pasta Into Your Diet

Ways to Fit Pasta Into Your Diet

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Who doesn’t crave a big bowl of spaghetti every now and then? But then comes the question of how to fit it into a smart diet plan. The answer is portion control. On average, one cup of cooked […]