(HealthDay News) — Feelings of nausea after eating may be related to problems in the gastrointestinal tract, or a neurological or hormonal issue, says Cleveland Clinic. So it’s important to tell your doctor about your health history. Cleveland Clinic says other possible causes of nausea after eating include: Diabetes or gallbladder disease. Medication. A stomach…  read on >

Allergies and asthma can turn Halloween into fright night, so parents must be vigilant. Some fun-sized candy bars have no labels to alert about possible food allergens, such as peanuts, said Dr. Todd Mahr, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. But food allergens aren’t the only potential concerns. “Halloween happens in…  read on >

Could America’s roads become safer in the future? Maybe. A new online survey involving just over 1,400 participants showed that a growing number of American teens are getting their driver’s license before age 18, which means more of them are learning to drive under supervised conditions. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study released Oct.…  read on >

(HealthDay News) — Pregnant women should not ride roller coasters or other jarring rides at the amusement park, says the American Pregnancy Association. The rapid starts and stops and jerky motions that characterize these rides can lead to premature separation of the placenta, the group says. Premature separation has occurred among many women in car…  read on >

(HealthDay News) — More than 5,000 motorcyclists were killed in crashes in 2017 alone, says the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. To stay safer on the road, the agency encourages motorcyclists to: Practice operating your motorcycle before taking it into traffic. Check your motorcycle’s tire pressure, tread depth, breaks, lights and fluid levels before…  read on >

From Florida hurricanes to California wildfires, these events are reminders of the need to have a family natural disaster plan in place, no matter where you live. The following steps will help you be prepared for an evacuation due to fire or flooding, whether the source is environmental or starts in your own home. Start…  read on >

(HealthDay News) — Just because a hurricane passes your area doesn’t mean the worst isn’t yet to come, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. To stay safe in the aftermath of a hurricane, the CDC suggests: If the power is out, use flashlights instead of candles. Do not use any wet electrical…  read on >

(HealthDay News) — Cold temperatures can be unpleasant, even for healthy people. But for those with cold intolerance, cold temperatures can be quite uncomfortable. MedlinePlus mentions these potential triggers of cold intolerance: Anemia. Anorexia nervosa. Blood vessel problems. Chronic illness. General poor health. Underactive thyroid. Brain problems. If you have long-term or severe intolerance to…  read on >

(HealthDay News) — An important part of hurricane readiness is collecting supplies that will help keep your family safe, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Before a hurricane, the CDC suggests that you: Prepare an emergency water supply. Prepare emergency food and medicine supplies. Gather a flashlight and first aid kit. Gather…  read on >