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 […]
September 7, 2018

Urgent Care Centers Ease ER Burden in U.S.

FRIDAY, Sept. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For minor ills such as sore throats, privately insured Americans increasingly use urgent care centers rather than hospital emergency […]
September 7, 2018

Sleep Apnea Often Missed in Black Americans

FRIDAY, Sept. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Sleep apnea is common — but rarely diagnosed — among black Americans, researchers say. The new study included 852 […]
September 6, 2018

AHA: Are Die-Hard Sports Fans Putting Their Hearts at Risk?

THURSDAY, Sept. 6, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Tailgate parties are kicking off the National Football League’s regular season, and if the brats and burgers, cheese […]
September 6, 2018

Evidence Doesn't Support Statin Use in Healthy Seniors

THURSDAY, Sept. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There is no evidence to support the widespread use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to prevent heart disease and stroke […]
September 6, 2018

Walking: Still the Starting Line for Fitness

THURSDAY, Sept. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Being physically active is one of the most important steps people of all ages can take to improve their […]
September 6, 2018

Stigma Another Burden for Many With Psoriasis

THURSDAY, Sept. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Though psoriasis is not contagious, many Americans shun people with the skin condition, new research indicates. The study included […]
September 5, 2018

Over 1.4 Billion of World's Adults Face Disease Because of Inactivity, WHO Says

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Couch potatoes, take note: Sedentary living has put more than one quarter of the world’s adults at risk for […]
September 5, 2018

Doctor Burnout Likely to Impair Care

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You’re much more likely to receive poor or unprofessional health care if your doctor suffers from burnout, a new […]
September 5, 2018

AHA: Heart Health Research of 9/11 Survivors Slowly Realized, 17 Years Later

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Back when Charlie Wilson was an avid runner, the only flutter he ever felt in his chest came […]
September 5, 2018

AHA: Heart Health Research of 9/11 Survivors Slowly Realized, 17 Years Later

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Back when Charlie Wilson was an avid runner, the only flutter he ever felt in his chest came […]