Dee Armstrong

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Try to Sit Less

In Your Health Minute, Any type or amount or exercise can help you live longer. Researchers from Columbia University tracked the physical activity of 8 thousand adults. They found…

Sleep and Heart Disease

In Your Health Minute, A new study reveals the importance of a good night’s sleep. Researchers used image techniques to look at the blood vessels of nearly 4 thousand middle aged…

Are Food Makers Targeting Minorities

In Your Health Minute, A new report finds food companies are targeting Hispanic and black children with ads for unhealthy products. According to researchers, food companies…

Parents not Aware of Teens’ Thoughts of Suicide

In Your Health Minute, Many parents do not realize teens think about suicide and death. Researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia interviewed over 5 thousand adolescents and their…

Life as a Gay Father

In Your Health Minute, New research from Tufts University reveals most gay fathers and their children still experience social stigma. Nearly two thirds of men…

Half of Americans have Back Pain

In Your Health Minute, Nearly half, 45-percent of adults experience some type of back pain. That’s according to a new Canadian study of nearly 13-thousand people. One in five reported…

Comparing Yourself to Facebook Friends

In Your Health News, Social media might be bad for your health. This finding comes from a new study of about 160 Facebook users. It reveals…

Increase Fiber to Lower Disease Risks

In Your Health News Eating a high fiber diet can help reduce the risk of serious illness and death. That’s according to a new study from the World Health Organization. It…

Time Alone with your Doctor

In Your Health Minute, New Research from Columbia University reveals only half of teens and young adults have had time alone with their doctor.…

Poor Sleep a Sign of Alzheimer’s

Your Health News, A new study suggests poor sleep may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s Disease. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis found older adults who got…

American Women Having Fewer Babies

In Your Health Minute, American women are having fewer babies that tops your health news this morning. A new government report shows the fertility rate in 2017 was 16…

Postpartum Opioid Use

In Your Health Minute, Women who take opioids after giving birth are at a higher risk of becoming chronic users. That is according to a study from Vanderbilt…

Stress Can Lead to Cancers

In Your Health Minute, The stress from work may lead to a higher risk of certain cancers. Chinese researchers studied more than 280 thousand people in North America and Europe.…

Hearing Loss Related to Early Death

In Your Health Minute, A recent study suggests hearing loss may increase the risk of early death especially among those who live alone. Researchers from Columbus University…

Flu Shot Season

In Your Health Minute, A word of warning, as flu season ramps up. Pregnant women, young children and the extremely obese are at high risk for complications from the flu including death. Experts with the infectious diseases Society of America…

Reducing Teen Obesity

In Your Health Minute, In-school nutrition programs focused on healthy eating can also help reduce teen obesity. A new Yale University study tracked nearly 600 middle school students across the state of Connecticut. It showed kids in schools with enhanced…

Kids, Sleep and Their Weight

In Your Health Minute, Good sleep habits may help kids become slimmer teens. That’s according to a new study from Penn State University. Researchers surveyed the parents of…

What Yoga Does to Your Body

In Your Health Minute, If¬† you want to feel better about your body , you may want to try yoga. Researchers from…

Exercising at Night

In Your Health Minute, Another new study from Switzerland busts the myth that exercising at night can cause sleep problems. It showed people who worked out in…

Food Cravings

In Your Health Minute, It’s that time of the year, when many of us vow to eat less and exercise more. Some new medical studies shed light…

Your Kid’s New Year’s Resolutions

In Your Health Minute, There are resolutions you can talk with your kids about. Kids in elementary school can focus on being safe in the new year. Pediatricians encourage kids between the…

Resolutions for Small Kids

In Your Health Minute, The American Academy of Pediatricians¬† has some tips to help your children achieve their goals. Preschoolers can resolve to clean up when they are done playing with…

Christmas Deadly for Older Americans

In Your Health News, It’s the season for presents, mistletoe and heart attacks! A new study conducted in Sweden finds people are more likely…

Female Veterans and Dementia

In Your Health Minute, Female military veterans who have physical or emotional trauma long after their service may have a higher risk of dementia. Researchers from the University of California tracked over 100 thousand older women who had served in…

Drug Overdose Deaths

In Your Health Minute, A new government report reveals which drugs are the most frequently involved in overdose deaths. Researchers looked at death certificate data from 2011…

More Americans Injured by Pets

In Your Health Minute, A new Standford study shows the healthcare costs of injuries caused by animals tops one billion dollars a year.…

Dry Eyes Affect Reading

In Your Health Minute, Chronic dry eye occurs when the eye fails to produce enough natural tears to stay properly lubricated. A new Johns…

Drawing Enhances Memory

In Your Health Minute, Seniors who want to boost their memory may want to pick up a pencil and a sketch pad. A new Canadian study found drawing helped people…

Body Fat Linked to Breast Cancer

In Your Health Minute, High body fat could increase the risk of breast cancer even in women who are not overweight. Researchers…

More Women Diagnosed with Uterine Cancer

In Your Health Minute, An increasing number of women being diagnosed with uterine cancer. New data from the Centers for Disease Control shows uterine cancer rates…

Don’t Sleep Too Long

In Your Heart Health, The amount of time you sleep could affect your risk of cardiovascular disease and early death. That’s according to a new global study of over…

Buy Board Games Not Electronic Games

In Your Health Minute, Pediatricians recommend toys that encourage imagination and role play like dolls, action figures and cars. Blocks, shapes and puzzles are also great choices for improving fine motor…

For Women, Snoring can Kill

In Your Health Minute, A new German study reveals snoring might be a bigger health threat to women than men. It shows the heart walls of women who snore…

Young Football Player’s Brains

In Your Health Minute, Repetitive blows to the head could cause brain changes among youth football players. That’s according to a new study…

Americans Dying Younger

In Your Health Minute, Americans are not living quite as long as they used to. A new government report reveals the average…

Hypnosis to Treat IBS

In Your Health Minute, New research from the Netherlands suggests hypnotherapy might help people with irritable bowel syndrome. The study found IBS patients who underwent individual…

Caregivers for Your Older Loved Ones

In Your Health Minute, Many people who make health decisions for older adults don’t know what their loved one truly wants. That’s according to a new Yale Study of over 300…

Developing Diabetes Working the Night Shift

In Your Health Minute, Working the night shift combined with an unhealthy lifestyle might lead to an increased risk of developing type two diabetes. Researchers followed more…

More Likely to Abuse Opioids

In Your Health Minute, Men and women who are in the sexual minority groups are more likely to misuse opioids. A new study from New York University…

Doctors Seeing More Children with Allergies

In Your Health Minute, New research from Northwestern University shows nearly 8 percent of children in he U-S have food allergies. The study also found one in five of those…

Overweight and Depressed

In Your Health Minute, A new study reveals obesity can cause depression even when there are not other health problems. Researchers in the UK looked at the medical and genetic information of over 300-thousand people. They found the psycohlogical impact…

Alcohol Screenings

In Your Health Minute, A government task force recommends all adults , including pregnant women, be screened for unhealthy alcohol use. The panel of medical experts says…

Guidelines for Your Child’s Concussion

In Your Health Minute, The American Academy of Pediatrics is updating its guidelines on sports related concussions. Doctors now say your kids should cut back , but not eliminate…

An App That Detects Heart Attacks

In Your Health Minute A smartphone app can detect a serious type of heart attack almost as well as an EKG. The kardi mobile device from Alivecor uses…

Singing is Good in Your Older Years

In Your Health Minute, Researchers are singing the praises of community choirs for older adults. A new study from the University of California San Francisco found seniors…

Overweight Kids Have Trouble Coping

In Your Health News, Kids who are obese may have more difficulty in school and coping under stress. That’s according to a Brown University Survey of nearly…

Yoga is a Lot More Popular

  In Your Health Minute, Lastly yoga and meditation have become increasingly popular in the US. A new government study shows more than 14 percent of adults and 8 percent of children…