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7 Tips to Prevent Accidents at Your Home

7 Tips to Prevent Accidents at Your Home

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to your home, safety first is a good rule to follow. And there are many steps you can take to limit home accidents. Making sure you have proper smoke and carbon monoxide detectors is at the […]

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Health Tip: Preventing Falls on Crutches

Health Tip: Preventing Falls on Crutches

(HealthDay News) — To use crutches safely, be sure they fit you properly. Also use care when carrying objects, says the Ohio State University Medical Center. Latest Prevention & Wellness News To prevent falls, the center encourages those on crutches to: Clean the crutch tips often. Put away all throw rugs on the floor. Take […]

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Health Tip: ATV Safety

Health Tip: ATV Safety

(HealthDay News) — All-terrain vehicles (ATVS) are involved in an estimated 650 deaths and 100,000 accidents each year, says the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Latest Prevention & Wellness News To reduce your risk of injury, the CPSC suggests: Do not drive ATVs on paved roads. Do not drive ATVs with a passenger or […]

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FDA Approves Most Expensive Medicine in U.S. History

FDA Approves Most Expensive Medicine in U.S. History

TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The most expensive medicine ever has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Latest Neurology News Zolgensma is a one-time infusion gene therapy that costs $2.125 million and treats a rare disorder called spinal muscular atrophy, the Associated Press reported. The inherited condition weakens muscles to […]

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Health Tip: Children and Pets

Health Tip: Children and Pets

(HealthDay News) — Teaching children how to care for an animal can be an invaluable experience, says the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Latest Healthy Kids News Taking care of pets can help children develop social skills and learn how to treat others nicely. However, certain guidelines must be followed. The AACAP offers […]

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How to Burn Calories During Everyday Tasks

How to Burn Calories During Everyday Tasks

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, May 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Looking for ways to burn extra calories? Don’t just stand there — these moves allow you to multitask for fitness. Whenever you’re stuck in a long line, do toe raises to work foot and calf muscles. Simply lift […]

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How to Prevent Sneaky Summer Weight Gain

How to Prevent Sneaky Summer Weight Gain

Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, May 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer vacation — a season of potato salad, ice cream and, if you’re not careful, unwanted weight gain. But it is possible to avoid packing on the pounds. Just hop on the scale every day, […]

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Alprazolam (Xanax) vs. Temazepam (Restoril)

Alprazolam (Xanax) vs. Temazepam (Restoril)

Alprazolam (Xanax) vs. temazepam (Restoril): What’s the difference? Alprazolam and temazepam are benzodiazepines used to treat anxiety disorders. Alprazolam is also used to treat panic attacks. Temazepam is also used to treat insomnia. Brand names for alprazolam include Xanax and Niravam. A brand name for temazepam is Restoril. Side effects of alprazolam and temazepam that […]