January 8, 2019

Too Few Women Are Getting Cervical Cancer Screening

TUESDAY, Jan. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The number of women in the United States who are getting the recommended screenings for cervical cancer is “unacceptably […]
January 8, 2019

As Medical Marketing Soars, Is Regulation Needed?

TUESDAY, Jan. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Turn on prime-time TV and you’ll likely see a pitch for arthritis or impotence pills, and maybe a cancer […]
January 8, 2019

Even Older Drugs Are Getting Steep Price Hikes, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Jan. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s a common belief that rising drug prices are due to the high cost of cutting-edge medications, with manufacturers […]
January 7, 2019

Trying Whole30 Diet? Watch Out for Weight Regain

MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Thinking of eating healthier in 2019? Kickstarting with the Whole30 diet may be a good choice, a dietitian suggests. […]
January 7, 2019

Flu Shot Crucial for Those With COPD

MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a flu shot can be a lifesaver. But many of […]
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 […]