November 16, 2018

Can EpiPens Still Work After Freezing?

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your EpiPen will still work after being frozen, researchers report. The epinephrine auto-injector can be lifesaving in cases of […]
November 16, 2018

Dining Out With Allergies Is Tough, But These Steps Can Help

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When you have serious food allergies, eating at a restaurant can literally mean risking your life. But new research […]
November 16, 2018

Pets Can Double as Asthma Antidote

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The “hygiene hypothesis” holds that early exposure to a variety of microorganisms may decrease the risk for chronic inflammatory […]
November 16, 2018

Many Infants With Milk Allergy Seem to Outgrow It

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Milk allergy affects more than half of American infants who have food allergies in their first year of life, […]
November 15, 2018

Climate Change Could Change the Ragweed Sneezin' Season

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you live in Maine and you’ve never experienced hay fever, new research predicts that climate change has an […]
November 15, 2018

Certain Diabetes Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Amputation

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A specific class of diabetes medication appears to double the risk of losing a leg or foot to amputation, […]
November 15, 2018

Why Are So Few COPD Patients Getting Vital Rehab Treatment?

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) remains the fourth biggest killer in the United States. But only a fraction of […]
November 14, 2018

Goodbye 'Gluten-Free'? Celiac Disease Vaccine May Make It Possible

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with celiac disease must follow a very restrictive diet, but an experimental vaccine may offer many of them […]
November 14, 2018

Low-Carb Diets May Work By Boosting Calorie Burn

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Strictly limiting carbohydrates and eating more fat may help the body burn more calories, a new clinical trial shows. […]
November 14, 2018

AHA: Two Heart Surgeries Before His 1st Birthday. Now He's 12 and Healthy.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Born weighing almost 10 pounds, Caden Konecny arrived pink and loud. His mom, Ashlea, loved everything about her […]
November 14, 2018

You May Be Prediabetic and Don't Know It, CDC Warns

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than one-third of Americans have prediabetes, but 90 percent of them don’t know they have it, medical experts […]
November 13, 2018

Two Factors at Birth Can Boost a Child's Obesity Risk

TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Kids who were born large and whose mothers developed a form of diabetes during pregnancy have nearly triple the […]