News tagged with health outcomes

Sustained stress heightens risk of miscarriage

Several studies have examined the impact of stress on a pregnancy – both chronic stress, such as workload, and acute stress associated with traumatic events like the 9/11 terrorist attacks. They conclude ...

Apr 08, 2013
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Diabetes care for African-Americans can be improved

(HealthDay)—For African-Americans with type 2 diabetes, health care-promoted interventions targeting patients, the health care system, or both, can improve the quality of care, according to a review and ...

Apr 01, 2013
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Teen mentors inspire healthier choices in younger children

An obesity intervention taught by teen mentors in Appalachian elementary schools resulted in weight loss, lower blood pressure and healthy lifestyle changes among the younger students learning the curriculum, according to ...

Mar 20, 2013
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