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Entries by Catherine Pearson from 06/2012

7 June Superfoods

Posted 06.01.2012 | Healthy Living

If ever there were a time of year when it just feels right to eat well, June is it. The air is sweet and warm and there are oodles of healthy opti...

Breastfeeding: Why Do So Many Moms Fall Short Of Their Goals?

Posted 06.04.2012 | Parents

Sarah's breastfeeding difficulties began in the hospital. Her daughter, born three weeks early, was too little to properly latch and struggled wit...

Depression Treatment: Just A Phone Call Away?

Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living

People with depression may not need to physically go see a doctor to get effective treatment. A new study suggests that patients who participate ...

Michelle Obama Talks Daily Diet, Gardening And Picky Eaters

Posted 06.06.2012 | Parents

At first glance, Michelle Obama's new coffee table book "American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America" seems...

The Most Common Workplace Weight Traps (And How To Beat Them)

Posted 06.07.2012 | Healthy Living

Could your job be making you pack on the pounds? Maybe so, according to a new survey from the folks at CareerBuilder.com. The findings not only lis...

Sleep Deprivation Drives Up Anxiety, Study Shows

Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living

Not getting enough shuteye can amplify the brain's anticipatory reactions, upping overall anxiety levels, according to new research. And the effect...

Insomnia Could Be Triggered By A Fear Of The Dark

Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living

A fear of things that go bump in the night isn't just a problem for kids. A small, new study published Monday found that it may be relatively commo...

Sleep And Diet: Too Few Hours Of Shut-Eye Clouds Food Judgment, Studies Find

Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living

Scientists have taken another big step in understanding why sleep deprivation can lead to weight gain. At an annual meeting hosted by the American ...

Imaging, Radiation Exposure Up, Even For HMO Patients

Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living

Money may not be the driving force behind increased medical imaging, according to new research that finds imaging, even when provided through HMOs whi...

Birth Control Tied To Heart Attack And Stroke, But Risks Very Small, Study Says

Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living

A sweeping new Danish study concludes that hormonal contraception increases the risk of heart attack and stroke, but the overall risk for individual w...

Infertility In Your 20s: Getting Diagnosed When You Should Be In Your 'Fertility Peak'

Posted 06.15.2012 | Women

Olivia Tullo was 28 when she and her husband decided to start a family. They’d bought a house; they had a puppy. They were ready. “We started t...

High Blood Pressure Hospitalizations For Kids Double

Posted 06.18.2012 | Healthy Living

Hospitalizations for children with high blood pressure have nearly doubled in recent years, according to new data. Researchers said the substantial...

Billie Jean King To Young Women On Title IX: 'Now It's Your Turn'

Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living

It has been 40 years since the passage of Title IX -- a law best known for opening opportunities for females to play sports throughout their academic ...

Coffee Heart Benefits May Be Greater Than Thought, Journal Finds

Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living

Drinking one to two cups of coffee a day may lower the risk of heart failure, according to reviewers analyzing recent research. When they looked at...

Diet Type Changes Quantity Of Calories Burned: Study

Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living

Losing weight is hard, but for many people, keeping off the pounds over the longer term is even more difficult. Now, new research has attempted to...

Foods For Vision: 6 Top Picks For Your Eyes

Posted 06.28.2012 | Healthy Living

We've got a pretty serious problem here in the U.S. when it comes to our eyes. Estimates suggest that 21 million Americans have some sort of funct...

Rare Sleep Disorder's Risk Factors Uncovered By Researchers

Posted 06.28.2012 | Healthy Living

Researchers may have identified several factors that put people at risk for a disorder that makes them kick, yell and punch in their sleep. Smokin...