November 21, 2018

Night Shift Plus Unhealthy Habits Equals Higher Diabetes Risk

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Rotating night-shift work together with an unhealthy lifestyle significantly increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers say. “Most […]
November 21, 2018

Skin 'Glow' Test Might Someday Spot Disease Risk Early

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A test that measures wavelengths of light coming off skin cells might detect type 2 diabetes, heart disease and […]
November 21, 2018

E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Lettuce Threatens the Frail, Sick Most

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — U.S. health officials have warned all Americans to stay away from romaine lettuce this holiday season, due to potential […]
November 20, 2018

As Vaping Became Popular Among Young, Smoking Rates Fell

TUESDAY, Nov. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The advent of the e-cigarette appears to have spurred a huge drop in tobacco smoking rates among teenagers and […]
November 20, 2018

Another Dry Eye Harm: Slowed Reading

TUESDAY, Nov. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with chronic dry eye may find the condition slows them down when they have to read beyond a […]
November 20, 2018

Obesity All on Its Own Can Raise Your Health Risks

TUESDAY, Nov. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity itself raises odds for diabetes and heart disease, even in the absence of conditions like high blood pressure, […]
November 20, 2018

High Deductibles May Mean Poorer Diabetes Care

TUESDAY, Nov. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For Americans with diabetes, high-deductible health insurance plans may lead to delays in diagnosing and treating dangerous blood vessel […]
November 20, 2018

1 in 4 U.S. Adults Sits More Than 8 Hours a Day

TUESDAY, Nov. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Couch Potato Nation: Nearly half of Americans sit for far too many hours a day and don’t get any […]
November 20, 2018

The Skinny on New Sugar Calorie Counts

TUESDAY, Nov. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is getting serious about added sugars. Acting on the health recommendation that calories […]
November 20, 2018

Women as Tough as Men During Extreme Exertion

TUESDAY, Nov. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women are no more likely than men to have health problems due to strenuous training and extreme physical exertion, […]
November 19, 2018

AHA: Have Diabetes? Make Sure to Manage Cholesterol, Too

MONDAY, Nov. 19, 2018 (American Heart Association) — For people with diabetes, blood sugar isn’t the only important measurement. New cholesterol guidelines suggest the more than […]
November 19, 2018

Nearly 1 in 12 U.S. Kids Has a Food Allergy

MONDAY, Nov. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Almost 8 percent of American children have food allergies, and 1 in 5 of those kids suffers an allergic […]