September 19, 2018

AHA: For Hispanics, Neighborhood May Be Key Factor in Heart Disease Risk

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Hispanic adults who live in counties with high concentrations of their ethnic peers are about 60 percent more […]
September 19, 2018

Why Eczema Is Tougher to Treat for Black Patients

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, can be very difficult to control in some people. But the skin condition, which leads […]
September 19, 2018

30 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — 1 in 7 Americans has diabetes, and many don’t even know they have the blood sugar disease, a new […]
September 19, 2018

Acupuncture: A New Look at an Ancient Remedy

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Widely practiced in Asia for thousands of years, acupuncture is one of the key components of traditional Chinese medicine. […]
September 18, 2018

Smog Might Cloud Your Memory

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The very air you breathe may make you vulnerable to developing dementia, a new study suggests. British researchers found […]
September 18, 2018

Does Big Pharma Hike Prices When Meds Are in Short Supply?

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Pharmaceutical companies appear to be engaging in price gouging during drug shortages, with costs rising at double the normal […]
September 18, 2018

Scientists Find 500 More Genes That Influence Blood Pressure

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In what is being billed as the largest genetic study ever conducted, British scientists report they have spotted more […]
September 18, 2018

AHA: Heart Health Pays Dividends for Businessman Who Survived Cardiac Arrest

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Will Treinen has never been one to sit on the sidelines. The 51-year-old entrepreneur sacrificed many nights and […]
September 18, 2018

Zapping Airway Nerves May Help COPD Patients Breathe

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Thousands of Americans struggling with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may have a new treatment option to help them […]
September 18, 2018

AHA: Common Treatment for AFib May Also Lower Anxiety, Depression

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Levels of anxiety and depression seen in people who have a common heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation […]
September 18, 2018

Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against Gout

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new approach to preventing gout attacks looks promising for people not already helped by existing treatments. Researchers are […]
September 17, 2018

Could Household Cleaners Make Your Kid Fat?

MONDAY, Sept. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’re a clean freak, you could be inadvertently fattening your children, a new study suggests. The research can’t […]