October 31, 2018

Take at Least a Year Between Pregnancies: Study

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women should wait a year or more between having babies, to reduce health risks to themselves and their infants, […]
October 31, 2018

Could the Appendix Play a Key Role in Parkinson's Disease?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Long belittled as inconsequential, the appendix is hardly the rock star of body organs. But its reputation may get […]
October 30, 2018

Which Weight-Loss Surgery Is Best?

TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Deciding to have weight-loss surgery is tough enough, but then you have to choose between several procedures — each […]
October 30, 2018

For Diabetics, Going Vegan May Boost Mood Along With Health

TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Diabetes is a formidable foe that can tax the bodies and the spirits of people diagnosed with the blood […]
October 30, 2018

Halloween Can Be a Tricky Time for Your Pet

TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you insist on dressing your pet in a costume for Halloween, Fido will thank you for doing so […]
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 […]