Personal Health - July 31 - August 5


1.      Smoking Linked to Raised Risk of Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds

2.      Omega 3 Fatty Acids Have Protective Benefits When Taken During Pregnancy, Study Suggests

3.      Smokers Mistakenly Believe Vitamins Protect Them From Cancer

4.      Eating healthy food costs more money in U.S.

5.      Are Pet Owners Healthier and Happier? Maybe Not

6.      Americans' Use of Antidepressants On the Rise: Study

7.      Cooked Green Vegetables, Dried Fruit, Legumes, and Brown Rice Associated With Fewer Colon Polyps

8.      Scientists find new superbug strain of salmonella

9.      New Link Found Between Obesity and Insulin Resistance

10. Stomach Cancer Tumors Have Genetic Differences: Researchers

11. New Antidepressants Can Increase Risks for Elderly, Study Suggests

12. Can Eggs Be a Healthy Breakfast Choice?

13. Regular Exercise Boosts the Brain, Too

14. New Antidepressants Can Increase Risks for Elderly, Study Suggests

15. Larger Dose of Zinc Lozenges May Shorten Colds

16. Bear Bile Chemical Could Help Keep Hearts in Rhythm

17. Dropping weight won't add years in elderly: study

18. Exposure to Magnetic Fields in Pregnancy Increases Asthma Risk, Study Suggests

19. Comfort eating helps stave off the blues: study

20. Stool test good for catching colon cancer: study

21. Smoking, Diabetes, Obesity May Shrink Your Brain

22. DHA in moms may help babies fight infection: study

23. Colon Cleansing Has No Health Benefit, May Harm: Report

24. Nicotine Can Protect the Brain from Parkinson's Disease, Research Suggests

25. Even a Little Exercise Helps the Heart, Study Finds