October 30, 2018

Measure Your Blood Pressure at Home? New Guidelines Set Healthy Readings

TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When you’re taking your blood pressure at home, a reading of 130 over 80 or above should be considered […]
October 29, 2018

Is the U.S. Throwing Away Too Many Donor Kidneys?

MONDAY, Oct. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When deciding which donated kidneys can help desperate patients on waiting lists, the United States might want to follow […]
October 29, 2018

An Action Plan When You Regain That Lost Weight

MONDAY, Oct. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s the most frustrating part of dieting: Regaining the weight you worked so hard to lose. It helps to […]
October 26, 2018

AHA: Can Daylight Saving Time Hurt the Heart? Prepare Now for Spring

FRIDAY, Oct. 26, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Autumn temperatures may have just arrived, but it’s already time to “fall back” an hour. For people who […]
October 25, 2018

AHA: This Halloween, Pumpkin Seeds Pack a Healthy Punch

THURSDAY, Oct. 25, 2018 (American Heart Association) — You can get your hands on pumpkin seeds on about any store’s snack aisle, but your healthiest option […]
October 25, 2018

Some Choice Carb Choices

THURSDAY, Oct. 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Carbohydrates supply glucose, which your body converts to energy. But not all carbs are created equal, and some experts […]
October 24, 2018

Lung Cancer Risk Tied to Common Blood Pressure Drug

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans take angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors to lower their blood pressure, but a new study suggests they […]
October 24, 2018

Don't Blame Just Air Pollution for Asthma in Kids

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Children with asthma who live in areas with dirty air require emergency medical care more often than those with […]
October 24, 2018

'Stress Hormone' Tied to Worse Memory in Middle Age

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Middle-aged people with higher-than-average levels of the “stress” hormone cortisol may have fuzzier memories, a new study suggests. The […]
October 24, 2018

FDA Gives OK to First New Flu Drug in 20 Years

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For the first time in two decades, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new type of […]
October 24, 2018

What Is the Virus That Has Killed 7 Children in New Jersey?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New Jersey health officials on Wednesday confirmed the deaths of seven children following infection with an adenovirus — a […]
October 24, 2018

Obesity a Painful Reality for 1 in 6 U.S. Youths

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — One in six American kids struggles with obesity, and minorities struggle the most, a new report shows. “Childhood obesity […]