October 16, 2018

Xanax, Valium Tied to Higher Suicide Risk in COPD Patients With PTSD

TUESDAY, Oct. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People suffering from two common conditions — post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the breathing disorder known as chronic obstructive […]
October 16, 2018

Gluten-Free Craze a 'Double-Edged Sword' for Celiac Patients

TUESDAY, Oct. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The gluten-free diet craze is both reassuring and upsetting to people with celiac disease who are allergic to the […]
October 15, 2018

Push-Button Pain Meds Curb Need for Opioids After C-Section: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Letting women who’ve had a cesarean section dispense and control pain medication through a catheter reduces their use of […]
October 15, 2018

Hip-Hop Loaded With Pot, Cigarette References

MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Hip-hop music videos are rife with use of marijuana, e-cigarettes and traditional smokes, perhaps enticing young viewers to light […]
October 15, 2018

Despite Opioid Crisis, Most Patients Want the Drugs for Post-Op Pain

MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Despite a flood of news reports on the opioid crisis, many people still want the potentially addictive painkillers after […]
October 15, 2018

Michael's Lingering Threat: Mold

MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In the flooding and devastation left by Hurricane Michael, Americans faced with the clean-up are facing a new health […]
October 14, 2018

Diabetes Can Make Weight-Loss Harder. Here's Help

SUNDAY, Oct. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Because of the medications they take, losing weight can be difficult for people with diabetes. Diabetes medications are a […]
October 12, 2018

Add Asthma to List of Possible Causes of Childhood Obesity

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Children with asthma are at increased risk for childhood obesity, a new study suggests. Obesity is widely regarded as […]
October 12, 2018

Bug Behind Stomach Cancer Also Linked to Colon Cancer

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The same type of bacteria that causes stomach cancer may also increase colon cancer risk, especially in black Americans, […]
October 12, 2018

AHA: A Child's Eyes May Be a Window Into Later Heart Disease Risk

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Having optimal cardiovascular health as a child could predict the health of tiny blood vessels in the eye […]
October 12, 2018

Vaccines Are Critical If You Have Diabetes

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have diabetes, you need all recommended vaccinations, the American Association of Diabetes Educators says. Diabetes reduces the […]
October 11, 2018

Does Breastfeeding Hormone Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes?

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The hormone prolactin — most commonly associated with breastfeeding — may play a role in reducing the risk of […]