August 23, 2018

Government Rules Aimed at Curbing Opioid Prescriptions May Have Backfired

THURSDAY, Aug. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic widened, the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) placed the prescription painkillers in a […]
August 22, 2018

AHA: Losing Loved Ones to Heart Disease Moves Woman to Fight for Her Health

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Three days after Christmas, Yolanda Thompson was at work when she got the call she hoped she would […]
August 22, 2018

Breastfeeding Bonus: Lower Stroke Risk for Mom Years Later

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There are a host of health benefits that breastfeeding brings to a baby, but a new study suggests it […]
August 22, 2018

Taking a Stand at Work

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many studies have pointed to the serious health threats of long periods of uninterrupted sitting at home or at […]
August 21, 2018

Blood Test Gives Quick Prognosis for Lymphoma Treatment: Study

TUESDAY, Aug. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A blood test can predict which lymphoma patients will respond well to normal treatment and which may need a […]
August 21, 2018

Newer HIV Therapies Yield Big Gains But Racial Gaps Persist

TUESDAY, Aug. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Improved treatment has nearly tripled viral suppression rates among HIV patients in the United States over the past two […]
August 21, 2018

6 Steps for Promoting Heart Health in Women

TUESDAY, Aug. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — While the total number of U.S. deaths from heart disease has declined in recent years, it has stayed the […]
August 20, 2018

Good News, Bad News in U.S. Breastfeeding Report

MONDAY, Aug. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Most new mothers in the United States start out breastfeeding, but many stop sooner than recommended, a new federal […]
August 20, 2018

AHA: 'Bad' Cholesterol Can Be Deadly in Otherwise Healthy People

MONDAY, Aug. 20, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Healthy people with a low risk of cardiovascular disease may still need to keep a close eye on […]
August 20, 2018

Are More U.S. Women Using Pot to Ease Morning Sickness?

MONDAY, Aug. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A substantial number of pregnant women may be turning to marijuana to ease morning sickness, a new study suggests. […]
August 20, 2018

Most Parents Say Tsk, Tsk to Tattoos for Their Teens

MONDAY, Aug. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Most American parents would forbid their teen from getting a tattoo due to concerns about possible infection and future […]
August 20, 2018

Vaping Can Damage DNA, But Will It Cause Cancer?

MONDAY, Aug. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — E-cigarettes produce chemicals that can damage a person’s DNA, the first step on a path that might lead to […]