January 7, 2019

Suicide Risk Rises Following Cancer Diagnosis

MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A cancer diagnosis can be tough to take, and a new study finds many patients contemplate suicide. That risk […]
January 7, 2019

Stroke, Heart Events Can Sideline You From Work

MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — After having a stroke, heart attack or cardiac arrest, people are less likely to be employed than their healthy […]
January 5, 2019

Persistent Cough May Mean See Your Doctor

SATURDAY, Jan. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — After suffering through a cold, many people still have a persistent cough — but why? According to Dr. Jonathan […]
January 4, 2019

As You Age, Alcohol May Be Harder to Handle

FRIDAY, Jan. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Seniors may be more vulnerable to alcoholism, a psychologist warns. “As we age, it takes longer for the body […]
January 4, 2019

Catching Up on News About Catch-Up Sleep

FRIDAY, Jan. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Missing out on needed sleep can bring a host of health woes, including diabetes because a lack of sleep […]
January 3, 2019

Hepatitis C Screening Can Help Prevent Liver Disease

THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Infection with the hepatitis C virus can cause liver disease and even liver cancer. But once found, the virus […]
January 3, 2019

Study Eases Concern That Common Diabetes Med Might Harm Bones

THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you have type 2 diabetes and you’re taking canagliflozin to help control your blood sugar, a new study […]
January 3, 2019

AHA: Lifestyle Changes Helped New Dad Shed Nearly 50 Pounds

THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 (American Heart Association) — It happens every January. Gyms fill with people who’ve committed to New Year’s resolutions involving health and fitness. […]
January 2, 2019

No Link Between Mom-to-Be's Diet, Baby's Allergy Risk

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Avoiding certain foods during pregnancy does not reduce your child’s risk of food allergies, a new analysis shows. For […]
January 2, 2019

New Cholesterol Drug's High Price May Not Be Worth It: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Despite being slashed by half in recent months, the price tag for advanced cholesterol-fighting drugs is still too high […]
January 2, 2019

AHA: The Pros and Cons of Weighing Yourself Every Day

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (American Heart Association) — This is the year you’ve vowed to lose weight. You step on the scale to mark the starting […]
January 2, 2019

Asthma Often Goes Undetected in Urban Teens, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For many city-dwelling teens with asthma, their chronic lung disease may go undiagnosed and untreated, a new study finds. […]