November 8, 2018

AHA: Age, Race Are Leading Predictors of Heart Attacks in Pregnant Women

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Heart attacks in pregnant women are rare, but the number is rising, particularly among older expectant mothers, according […]
November 8, 2018

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Hospital With Broken Ribs

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — After falling in her office on Wednesday evening, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized with three […]
November 8, 2018

Marijuana Use Tied to Serious Diabetes Complication

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with type 1 diabetes who use marijuana may double their risk of developing a life-threatening complication, a new […]
November 8, 2018

Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's Hearts

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure: all bad for the heart, but perhaps worse for women’s hearts than men’s, new […]
November 7, 2018

New Antibiotic Offers Hope Against 'Super Gonorrhea'

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Untreatable, antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea has become a chilling prospect in the United States, raising concerns that people might someday have […]
November 7, 2018

Home Health-Care Tests: Proceed With Caution

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Home pregnancy tests are commonplace, but that doesn’t mean that every type of self-test for health issues is reliable. […]
November 6, 2018

The Bigger the Brain, the Bigger the Tumor Risk?

TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The bigger your brain, the greater your risk for a deadly brain cancer, new research from Norway suggests. It’s […]
November 6, 2018

Over 2 Million Americans Have Hepatitis C; Opioids Help Drive Spread

TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than 2 million Americans have hepatitis C — and the opioid epidemic is a major contributor to the […]
November 6, 2018

AHA: Stress May Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Women

TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Traditional risk factors like obesity, high blood pressure and a sedentary lifestyle may not be the only predictors […]
November 5, 2018

Fewer Pregnant U.S. Women Smoke or Drink, But More Are Using Pot

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Over the past two decades, the percentage of U.S. women who say they’ve smoked or drank during a pregnancy […]
November 5, 2018

AHA: Postpartum Depression May Raise Heart Risks

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Otherwise healthy women diagnosed with postpartum depression may be at higher risk of a heart attack, stroke or […]
November 5, 2018

Why Bystanders Are Less Likely to Give CPR to Women

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Some bystanders may avoid performing CPR on women because they fear hurting them, or even being accused of sexual […]