Archive for January, 2012

 

Sunlight May Help Protect Your Child Against Chickenpox

Posted on January 20th, 2012 by author  |  3 Comments »

Chickenpox is a mild but contagious disease characterized by small, round, itchy lesions on your skin, sometimes accompanied by low fever and headaches. It is usually contracted by children and teens. Many parents fear it, which is why they agree to have their children vaccinated against chickenpox. But there is actually a safer and easier […]

 
 

Night Shift Workers Have a Higher Risk of Diabetes

Posted on January 13th, 2012 by author  |  1 Comment »

Night shift work is required in many professions, but are you aware that this kind of schedule may have dire consequences on your health? Working at night not only disrupts your body clock, but also puts you at a higher risk of type 2 diabetes. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health conducted a […]