September 14, 2018

Coffee May Have Another Perk for Kidney Patients

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Could that morning cup of joe bring a health boost to people battling kidney disease? According to new research […]
September 13, 2018

Folic Acid Won't Curb Dangerous Pregnancy Complication

THURSDAY, Sept. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — High doses of folic acid do not protect pregnant women against a sometimes deadly complication called preeclampsia, a large […]
September 13, 2018

AHA: More Work Needed to Curb Smoking Among Certain Groups

THURSDAY, Sept. 13, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Melvin Stubbs knows smoking cigarettes could give him heart disease, lung cancer or kill him. He said his […]
September 12, 2018

Obesity Tops 35 Percent in 7 U.S. States: Report

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Americans continue to fatten up, with obesity rates topping 35 percent in seven states, a new report reveals. That’s […]
September 12, 2018

Could a Placebo Pill Help Ease Your Back Pain?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — With millions of pain-plagued Americans looking for an alternative to opioids, the solution for some might be no medicine […]
September 11, 2018

AHA: 17 Years After 9/11, Former NYPD Cop Still Battles Serious Health Problems

TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Peter Woods hardly called in sick back when he worked for the New York Police Department. Then terrorists […]
September 11, 2018

Do You Know Your 'Body Time'?

TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — No matter what your watch says, your body may be on a whole other schedule. Now, scientists say they’ve […]
September 11, 2018

When Blood Sugar Rises in Pregnancy, Mom and Baby Pay the Price

TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women with high blood sugar during pregnancy run a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes years after giving […]
September 11, 2018

Going Vegetarian to Cut Colon Cancer Risk

TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s no disputing the fact that regular colonoscopies, now suggested to start at age 45 for those with an […]
September 10, 2018

Want to Avoid Type 2 Diabetes? Eat More Whole Grains

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It may seem counterintuitive, but eating bread, pasta and cereal may actually help prevent type 2 diabetes, as long […]
September 10, 2018

'No Documented Reason' for 1 in 3 Outpatient Opioid Rxs: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The United States is in the grip of an epidemic of opioid painkiller addiction. But now, research shows that […]
September 10, 2018

Chronic Pain May Drive Some to Suicide

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Suffering debilitating pain every day may be so unbearable that some decide to take their own lives, new research […]