October NIH News in Health

Seen on BHIC Blog – 10/5/09

The October issue of NIH News in Health http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/ the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research.

In this edition:
Shape Your Surroundings: Make It Easier to Control Your Weight
Researchers have recently found several factors influencing your weight that you might not be aware of. Here’s how to recognize and take control of the things that may be tripping up your efforts at weight control.

Medications: Use as Directed: The Risks of Prescription Drug Abuse
Prescription drugs help millions of people live longer and healthier lives. But if you don’t take your medicines as directed, or if you take someone else’s medications, the results can be deadly.

Health Capsules:

  • Improving Vision in Patients with Blocked Eye Veins
  • What Is Palliative Care? New Brochure Explains
  • Featured Web Site: Talking to Your Doctor
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