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Health Tip: Recovering from Cesarean Section

A Cesarean section is major surgery, and it's normal to be tired and have pain and discomfort after the procedure, the Mayo Clinic says. Mayo offers this advice about recovery after a C-section: ...

Health Tip: Help Your Child Deal With Night Terrors

If your child has night terrors, it may help to put your child on a stricter sleep schedule, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. Night terrors are often triggered on by inadequate sleep. Stres...

Health Tip: Understanding Hip Replacement Surgery

During hip replacement surgery, a surgeon will remove damaged or diseased parts of the joint and replace them with man-made parts. The replaced hip should last about 15 to 20 years, the US. Nationa...

Lawn Mowers Can Be an Accident Waiting to Happen

Mowing your lawn can be a dangerous job, resulting in severe injury or even the loss of a limb. A new review of 51,000 lawn mower injuries between 2006 and 2013 found that 85 percent of the injurie...

Doctors Use Bacteria as Weapon Against Cancer

It's a perfect case of the enemy of my enemy is my friend. A potentially dangerous bacteria appears to target malignant cells and could provide a new means of fighting cancer, a small, preliminary ...

Even High-Fat Dairy Might Be Good for You

Dairy foods might be your ticket to better heart health, even if you're drinking whole milk and eating rich cheeses, a new study suggests. The study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, but folks...

Obesity Tops 35 Percent in 7 U.S. States: Report

obesity Americans continue to fatten up, with obesity rates topping 35 percent in seven states, a new report reveals. That's up from five states two years ago. Moreover, no state had a notable...

A Needle-Free Flu Vaccine in the Mail? It Might Happen

Instead of visiting the doctor each fall, sitting in a waiting room filled with the sniffling, sneezing masses -- what if you could just slap on a flu vaccine "patch" sent in the mail? That's...

To Help Beat Heart Disease, Stay Upbeat

Optimism and a sense of purpose can improve your heart health, new research suggests. Psychological well-being has cardiovascular benefits because people with a positive outlook are more incl...

As Earth Warms, Heat-Related Deaths Will Multiply

Climate change could become very deadly, as heat-related deaths rise with increases in global temperatures, a new report shows. "Currently, we are on a trajectory to reach over 3 degrees Cels...