Can I Get Worker’s Comp For The Flu?

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What Happens If a Golf Ball Hits My Car?

If you’re out at the range or on the course, you’re probably most concerned with how you’re hitting the ball. But if you’re parked nearby, you might want to watch the other folks swinging the clubs. One circular dent in your fender can ruin an otherwise great round, and if you don’t know who dinged […]

Insured, but still strapped with huge medical bills

Health insurance is supposed to keep Americans from ending up socked with huge bills, but that’s not always the case today. A rising number of Americans are “underinsured”: They technically have health insurance coverage, but the plans come with such high deductibles and co-pays that many are shelling out more than 10 percent of their […]

Skipping meals may increase belly fat, study finds

Skipping meals may seem like a shortcut to losing weight, but a new study suggests it could backfire and actually increase belly fat. For the study, published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, researchers from The Ohio State University and Yale looked at the impact of different eating habits in mice. Some of the mice […]

Why more sleep could help you shed pounds

May 21, 2015, 8:13 AM|If you’re trying to drop a few pounds, you might want to spend more time sleeping. Clinical psychologist and sleep medicine specialist Michael Breus joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss how your sleep pattern can help manage your weight. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/9pcfDUXz5Go/

More kids getting mental health treatment

The number of U.S. children and teens being treated for mental health issues has risen by about 50 percent in the past 20 years — with most of those kids having relatively mild symptoms, a new study finds. The research, published in the May 21 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, comes at […]

Trying to lose weight? Get more sleep

If you’re trying to shed a few pounds, you may want to start with a better night’s sleep. While sleep may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about weight management, experts say it’s an essential part of keeping the pounds off. “We now know that the less you sleep, the […]

California drought is making allergies even worse

Millions of Americans are suffering through a miserable allergy season, and on the West Coast, the ongoing drought is making things even worse. Los Angeles native Lesley Holmes says she’s been having more trouble than usual with her chronic allergies to pollen, pets and pollution. Her symptoms improve when she travels, but then return with […]

How coffee could perk up your sex life

Coffee perks millions of Americans up each morning, and a new study finds it might help keep men’s sex lives percolating, too. The study, from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, found that men who consume more caffeine each day had a lower risk of erectile dysfunction. The exception? Men with diabetes […]

The woman with a lemon-sized hole in her brain

Cole Cohen grew up never knowing why she couldn’t understand time or space. She wasn’t able to read an analog clock, judge how fast a car was coming down the street, or figure out how long to hug someone. Doctors repeatedly misdiagnosed and treated her for a number of learning disabilities, including ADD/ADHD and dyslexia. […]

Pet geckos can make people sick

Your pet gecko might make you sick, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed fecal samples from Indonesian tokay geckos — an imported species popular as pets in the United States. They found antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the intestines that may pose a health threat to owners. “The study shows how importing animals can introduce bacteria into […]