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15 Chemicals Are Linked To Early Menopause

Posted On January 29, 2015

(St. Louis, MO) -- Some household chemicals may cause women to have early menopause. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have identified 15 chemicals that may be linked to earlier menopause. The chemicals include pesticides and those found in flexible plastic products, like tablecloths, upholstery, shower curtains and garden hoses. The researchers found that…

How Schedules Make Us Healthier

Posted On January 29, 2015

(Undated) -- Whether we realize it or not, we all like schedules. We drink our coffee at a certain time, get to work at a regular hour and like to know what meetings are planned. Doctor Scott Bea with the Cleveland Clinic says keeping a regular schedule is actually a healthy way to operate.  …

Avoid Super Bowl Voice Strain

Posted On January 29, 2015

(Undated) -- Cheering and jeering over the big game this weekend can't hurt, right? Doctor Michael Benninger with the Cleveland Clinic says it all depends.   During the Super Bowl or any other big game, people tend to use their voices more than usual. Alcohol can also contribute to voice problems by drying out your…

National Institute On Drug Abuse Having Drug Facts Week

Posted On January 28, 2015

(Undated) -- This is America's fifth annual Drug Facts Week. The National Institute on Drug Abuse is the sponsor, and the institute's deputy director, Dr. Wilson Compton, is having a busy week.   Dr. Compton says the big event of the week is Chat Day on Friday. That's when scientists go online to answer questions…

Laser Light Helmet Helps Grow Hair

Posted On January 28, 2015

(Undated) -- Light therapy has been used for years to help treat depression, seasonal affective disorder and other maladies. Alisa Zee talks about a new use for light therapy. {Det0128azhair_1} Q...SOQ 000:29