September 16, 2018

Is Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Really Worth It for Seniors?

SUNDAY, Sept. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s disappointing news for seniors: A new trial shows that taking daily low-dose aspirin doesn’t prolong healthy, independent living […]
September 16, 2018

Is Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Really Worth It for Seniors?

SUNDAY, Sept. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s disappointing news for seniors: A new trial shows that taking daily low-dose aspirin doesn’t prolong healthy, independent living […]
September 15, 2018

Look for Early Signs of Thyroid Cancer, Experts Urge

SATURDAY, Sept. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Cases of thyroid cancer are on the rise in the United States, and experts want you to know how […]
September 14, 2018

Asthma-Obesity Link May Cut Both Ways

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors have long known that obesity increases the risk for developing asthma, but new research suggests the opposite also […]
September 14, 2018

AHA: 5 Reasons You Could Develop Heart Disease Before 50

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, yet people generally associate it with […]
September 14, 2018

Flooding One of Florence's Big Dangers

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As Florence unleashes her full fury on the Carolinas, residents who stayed put need to know that flooding will […]
September 14, 2018

AHA: Low Literacy Levels Can Be a Silent Health Threat

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (American Heart Association) — He kept it from family members, friends and employers. Some of Walter Washington’s children still don’t know their […]
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 […]