June 15, 2018

Vitamin D May Guard Against Colon Cancer

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The sun you get when you mow the lawn or run errands could protect you against colon cancer, new […]
June 15, 2018

AHA: Kids Can Drown Quickly and Silently, So Prevention Is Key

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Just back from a run with her husband, Laura Metro faced a parent’s worst nightmare: Her 6-year-old daughter, […]
June 15, 2018

Does Salt Water Help Your Cut? And Other Health Myths of Summer

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s often said salt water is good for cuts. Or that sunscreen isn’t needed on cloudy days. But both […]
June 15, 2018

Liver Cancer a Big Threat to U.S., Other Developed Nations

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Liver cancer cases in several developed countries have doubled in the past 25 years, due to the continuing obesity […]
June 14, 2018

Human Brain Hard-Wired to Love Fat-Carb Combo: Study

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fast food and processed foods trigger deep-seated instincts in the human brain that likely promote overeating, a new study […]
June 14, 2018

Obesity's a Larger Problem in Rural America

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — City folks are leaner than their country cousins, a new U.S. study finds. Americans in rural areas are more […]
June 14, 2018

Binge Drinking: A Hazard for Teen Bones?

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Teen girls who regularly toss back four or five alcoholic drinks may be setting themselves up for a lifetime […]
June 13, 2018

Can IV Fluids Harm the Brain of Those With Serious Diabetes Complication?

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For years, doctors thought that giving IV fluids too quickly could trigger brain swelling in children experiencing a serious […]
June 13, 2018

Diabetes Linked to Risk for Parkinson's Disease

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Men and women with type 2 diabetes may face a significantly higher risk of developing Parkinson’s disease later in […]
June 13, 2018

Why Are Statins Underused With Black Patients?

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The color of a patient’s skin appears to influence the medical care they receive for high cholesterol levels, a […]
June 13, 2018

Childhood Cancer Impacts Mental Health

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Children with neuroblastoma, a pediatric cancer of nerve cells, are vulnerable to mental health and behavioral problems, a new […]
June 13, 2018

Do Antipsychotic Meds for Kids Raise Diabetes Risk?

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Widely used antipsychotic medications for troubled kids and teens can trigger weight gain and decrease insulin sensitivity, putting them […]