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 […]
September 11, 2018

AHA: 17 Years After 9/11, Former NYPD Cop Still Battles Serious Health Problems

TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Peter Woods hardly called in sick back when he worked for the New York Police Department. Then terrorists […]
September 11, 2018

Do You Know Your 'Body Time'?

TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — No matter what your watch says, your body may be on a whole other schedule. Now, scientists say they’ve […]
September 11, 2018

When Blood Sugar Rises in Pregnancy, Mom and Baby Pay the Price

TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women with high blood sugar during pregnancy run a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes years after giving […]
September 11, 2018

Going Vegetarian to Cut Colon Cancer Risk

TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s no disputing the fact that regular colonoscopies, now suggested to start at age 45 for those with an […]
September 10, 2018

Want to Avoid Type 2 Diabetes? Eat More Whole Grains

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It may seem counterintuitive, but eating bread, pasta and cereal may actually help prevent type 2 diabetes, as long […]
September 10, 2018

'No Documented Reason' for 1 in 3 Outpatient Opioid Rxs: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The United States is in the grip of an epidemic of opioid painkiller addiction. But now, research shows that […]
September 10, 2018

Chronic Pain May Drive Some to Suicide

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Suffering debilitating pain every day may be so unbearable that some decide to take their own lives, new research […]
September 10, 2018

An Ancient Art May Work Best to Prevent Falls in Old Age

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The ancient practice of tai chi may beat strength training and aerobics for preventing falls among seniors, a new […]
September 10, 2018

1 in 4 Seniors Who Take Xanax, Valium Use Them Long Term

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When older people use drugs like Valium or Xanax to calm anxiety or help them sleep, they run a […]
September 7, 2018

Poor Health Care Linked to 5 Million Deaths Worldwide a Year

FRIDAY, Sept. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Poor-quality health care results in about 5 million deaths a year in low- and middle-income countries, new research suggests. […]
September 7, 2018

Exercise Doesn't Affect Timing of Menopause, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Sept. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New research seems to settle the question of whether there’s a link between how much a woman works out […]