January 15, 2019

Want to Live Longer? Just Sit a Bit Less Each Day

TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Take a stand for a longer life. Researchers say even a few extra minutes off the sofa each day […]
January 14, 2019

1-800-662-HELP: Too Few Opioid Users Aware of Lifesaving Helpline

MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans are living with drug addiction, but a free, national hotline that offers help is underused because […]
January 14, 2019

Vaccines: Not Just for Kids

MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you have children, you know how important it is to keep up with their immunization schedule. But getting […]
January 11, 2019

Daily Vitamin D Could Be a Lifesaver for Some COPD Patients

FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Deadly lung attacks may be averted in some COPD patients with a daily dose of vitamin D, new research […]
January 10, 2019

More Proof High-Fiber Diets Help Prevent Cancers, Heart Disease

THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A large, new analysis helps confirm that eating lots of grains, vegetables and fruit lowers your risk of dying […]
January 10, 2019

Prescription Opioids May Raise Pneumonia Risk

THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — People who take prescription opioid painkillers are at increased risk for pneumonia, especially those with HIV, a new study […]
January 10, 2019

Common Heart, Diabetes Meds May Help Ease Mental Illness

THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A new study is raising the question of whether certain cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes drugs could help manage […]
January 10, 2019

AHA: Breastfeeding May Help a Mom's Heart

THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (American Heart Association) — Studies have long touted the benefits of breastfeeding for infants, including stronger immune systems and lower risk for […]
January 10, 2019

Foot Stools Move Human Stool Along

THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A simple potty stool under your feet might help cure constipation, researchers say. “These toilet stools became popular through […]
January 9, 2019

Wider Waistlines, Smaller Brains?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Obese people tend to show shrinkage in their brain tissue by middle age — especially if the extra pounds […]
January 9, 2019

Drug May Delay MS Disability for Some

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An immune system drug may help prevent or slow complications in a type of multiple sclerosis known as secondary […]
January 9, 2019

AHA: Blood Pressure May Explain Higher Dementia Risk in Blacks

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (American Heart Association) — Older black adults with high blood pressure, and especially black men, show more severe cognitive declines than white […]