NY Daily News: Health

This household chore can damage your lungs

This household chore can damage your lungs

Regular exposure to cleaning products was linked to poorer lung function in women.
Highly processed foods linked to increased cancer risks

Highly processed foods linked to increased cancer risks

A 10% boost in the proportion of ultra-processed foods in diets correlated to a 12% higher cancer risk.
Mom accused of feeding child bleach to cure autism

Mom accused of feeding child bleach to cure autism

The US Food and Drug Administration released a consumer warning on the fake cure in 2010.
You can actually suffer from a broken heart

You can actually suffer from a broken heart

A “broken heart” is actually a thing — one that can strike even if you’re healthy.
Too much TV at age 2 leads to poor health as teens

Too much TV at age 2 leads to poor health as teens

How toddlers consume TV has an impact on how they eat in adolescence, according to new research.
Why kidney stones are on the rise, especially for women

Why kidney stones are on the rise, especially for women

Kidney stones are becoming painfully common. Here's why and what you can do to prevent them.
Eating slowly may help you lose weight

Eating slowly may help you lose weight

It’s all in the timing — and that includes how quickly you scarf down your meals.
Arizona woman wakes up speaking with a British accent

Arizona woman wakes up speaking with a British accent

An Arizona woman who’s never left the U.S. went to bed one night and woke up speaking as though she’s from the U.K.
‘Peter Rabbit’ creators sorry they made ‘light’ of food allergies

‘Peter Rabbit’ creators sorry they made ‘light’ of food allergies

"Peter Rabbit” turned bunnies into bullies and sparked outrage about food allergies.
Weight Watchers is targeting teens and Twitter is outraged

Weight Watchers is targeting teens and Twitter is outraged

Weight Watchers announced its marketing campaign to offer their program for free this summer for teens.
Flu suspected in 5-year-old Brooklyn girl’s death

Flu suspected in 5-year-old Brooklyn girl’s death

A 5-year-old girl who died after falling ill in her Brooklyn home may be the fourth young victim of the flu this winter.
UV light may be used to fight the flu in public places

UV light may be used to fight the flu in public places

It’s the light fantastic — one that fights influenza.
This is what women are so stressed about: study

This is what women are so stressed about: study

Mom and dad, you’re seriously stressing out your adult daughters, says a new women's health study.
DR. SAMADI: Prostate cancer deaths surpass breast cancer in UK

DR. SAMADI: Prostate cancer deaths surpass breast cancer in UK

It’s an alarming trend: For the first time, prostate cancer now kills more people than breast cancer in the UK.
Study: Chemical in McDonald’s fries could cure baldness

Study: Chemical in McDonald’s fries could cure baldness

McDonald's fries might be bad for your health, but there's a chance they'll put hair on your head.
How winter warriors can stay fit, healthy and injury-free

How winter warriors can stay fit, healthy and injury-free

Winter is the season for sports injuries, especially to the knees. Here’s how to stay healthy, whether its skiing or shoveling your stoop.
Hot tea raises cancer risk for smokers and drinkers

Hot tea raises cancer risk for smokers and drinkers

Sipping hot tea raises the risk of esophageal cancer for smokers and drinkers.
Noise pollution linked to heart disease

Noise pollution linked to heart disease

Everyday noise pollution isn’t just hard on your ears. It’s bad for your heart, says a new study.