December 3, 2018

Even Wisdom Tooth Removal May Spur Opioid Addiction

MONDAY, Dec. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Teens and young adults who are prescribed opioid painkillers after having their wisdom teeth removed are at increased risk […]
December 3, 2018

High Cost Has Over 1 in 4 Diabetics Cutting Back on Insulin

MONDAY, Dec. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than one-quarter of people with diabetes have skimped on needed insulin because of the drug’s soaring price tag, […]
December 2, 2018

Benefits of CBD Liquid for Epilepsy May Fade With Time: Study

SUNDAY, Dec. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A marijuana-derived drug that helps control epileptic seizures appears to become less effective over time in some patients, a […]
December 1, 2018

Former President George H.W. Bush Dies at 94

SATURDAY, Dec. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The 41st President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush, died Friday night at his home in Houston […]
November 30, 2018

An Abusive Partner May Worsen Menopause Symptoms

FRIDAY, Nov. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Emotional abuse may add to the woes of menopause, a new study suggests. Researchers found that women who are […]
November 29, 2018

Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Harm an Asthmatic Child

THURSDAY, Nov. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A 6-year-old boy with severe asthma wasn’t responding to the usual treatments. It was only when family members stopped […]
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 […]