Posted 10:00 AM 5/23/2013 by By Steven Reinberg
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- People who suffer from frequent heartburn may be at increased risk for cancers of the throat and vocal cords even if they don't smoke or drink alcohol, a new study says.
Interestingly, common over-the-counter antacids seemed to protect against these (More)
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Posted 10:00 AM 5/23/2013 by Alan Mozes
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Mild to moderate iodine deficiency during pregnancy may have a negative long-term impact on children's brain development, British researchers report.
Low levels of the so-called "trace element" in an expectant mother's diet appear to put her child at (More)
Posted 10:00 AM 5/23/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Schools should ensure that kids get at least one hour of physical activity each day to support their health and boost performance in school, according to a new report.
Although previous studies show 60 minutes of vigorous to moderate-intensity exercise (More)