December 4, 2018

Cost of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: $23,000 Annually Per Case

TUESDAY, Dec. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — About 630,000 babies worldwide are born with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) each year. They’ll need care averaging $23,000 […]
December 3, 2018

1 in 10 Will Develop Eczema in Their Lifetime

MONDAY, Dec. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — About 10 percent of people will suffer from the itchy skin condition known as eczema at some point in […]
December 3, 2018

Brexit Had Brits Turning to Antidepressants: Study

MONDAY, Dec. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — An increase in prescriptions for antidepressants followed the 2016 “Brexit” vote in England, a new study reports. This increase […]
December 3, 2018

Even Wisdom Tooth Removal May Spur Opioid Addiction

MONDAY, Dec. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Teens and young adults who are prescribed opioid painkillers after having their wisdom teeth removed are at increased risk […]
December 3, 2018

High Cost Has Over 1 in 4 Diabetics Cutting Back on Insulin

MONDAY, Dec. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than one-quarter of people with diabetes have skimped on needed insulin because of the drug’s soaring price tag, […]
December 2, 2018

Benefits of CBD Liquid for Epilepsy May Fade With Time: Study

SUNDAY, Dec. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A marijuana-derived drug that helps control epileptic seizures appears to become less effective over time in some patients, a […]
December 1, 2018

Former President George H.W. Bush Dies at 94

SATURDAY, Dec. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The 41st President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush, died Friday night at his home in Houston […]
November 30, 2018

An Abusive Partner May Worsen Menopause Symptoms

FRIDAY, Nov. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Emotional abuse may add to the woes of menopause, a new study suggests. Researchers found that women who are […]
November 29, 2018

Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Harm an Asthmatic Child

THURSDAY, Nov. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A 6-year-old boy with severe asthma wasn’t responding to the usual treatments. It was only when family members stopped […]
November 29, 2018

Cost Matters to Those Sizing Up Weight-Loss Surgery

THURSDAY, Nov. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Cost and how much they can lose matter more to folks considering weight-loss surgery than recovery time or the […]
November 29, 2018

AHA: It Took Heart Attack to Reveal Young Woman's Heart Defect

THURSDAY, Nov. 29, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Growing up, Alanna Gardner learned she couldn’t be too active. If she was, she would faint. Sometimes the […]
November 29, 2018

Opioid Crisis, Suicides Driving Decline in U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC

THURSDAY, Nov. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Life expectancy in the United States has now declined for three years in a row, fueled largely by a […]