November 29, 2018

Cost Matters to Those Sizing Up Weight-Loss Surgery

THURSDAY, Nov. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Cost and how much they can lose matter more to folks considering weight-loss surgery than recovery time or the […]
November 29, 2018

AHA: It Took Heart Attack to Reveal Young Woman's Heart Defect

THURSDAY, Nov. 29, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Growing up, Alanna Gardner learned she couldn’t be too active. If she was, she would faint. Sometimes the […]
November 29, 2018

Opioid Crisis, Suicides Driving Decline in U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC

THURSDAY, Nov. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Life expectancy in the United States has now declined for three years in a row, fueled largely by a […]
November 28, 2018

Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly: Report

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Risk of heat-related disease and death is rising worldwide due to climate change, a new report warns. Hotter temperatures […]
November 28, 2018

AHA: Infections May Be a Trigger for Heart Attack, Stroke

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Diabetes, high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol are well-known risk factors for cardiovascular disease. But what about just […]
November 27, 2018

Sugary Drinks: A Big Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’ve got a sweet tooth, but you’re worried about type 2 diabetes, you might want to skip sugary […]
November 27, 2018

AHA: Blood Pressure Guidelines, One Year Later: Monitoring the Change

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Tim Landis was a healthy 66-year-old who hiked, biked and jogged, wasn’t overweight and watched what he ate. […]
November 27, 2018

Guys, Avoid 'Rhino' Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning men that “Rhino” products promising better sex may pose serious health […]
November 27, 2018

Just a Little Weightlifting Can Help Your Heart

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — An hour or less of weightlifting each week might significantly cut your risk of heart attack or stroke, new […]
November 27, 2018

Health Surrogates Often in Dark About Loved One's Wishes

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Few people entrusted with making difficult health care decisions for older loved ones actually know what the patient would […]
November 27, 2018

It's Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce Again, But Check Labels: FDA

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Caesar salad fans, rest easy: It’s safe to eat romaine lettuce again. Just be sure to check the label, […]
November 26, 2018

A 'Hypoallergenic' Dog? You May Be Barking Up the Wrong Tree

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Do so-called hypoallergenic dogs really protect you against asthma? Many dog-lovers believe it, but Swedish researchers found no evidence […]