August 24, 2018

AHA: Bandmates in The War and Treaty Open Up About Health, Homelessness

FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Michael Trotter Jr. said his mother knew the turkey sandwiches, hot dogs and cupcakes he and his siblings […]
August 24, 2018

Bills Mount for Breast Cancer Survivors

FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Surviving breast cancer is certainly its own reward, but a new study finds that many who do are saddled […]
August 24, 2018

Newborns' Immune Systems Ramp Up After Birth

FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A baby’s immune system kicks into high gear immediately after birth, a new study finds. Changes in a newborn’s […]
August 24, 2018

Here's How Sleepless Nights Can Trigger Weight Gain

FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — One sleepless night might tip the body’s metabolism toward storing fat while depleting muscle, new research suggests. Many studies […]
August 24, 2018

Is a Health Secret Hiding in Your Infant's Diapers?

FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Could baby poop hold the key to a healthy gut? A new study suggests that might be the case. […]
August 24, 2018

Are You a Fan or a Fanatic?

FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Do you get way too involved when following sports events? Whether it’s the World Series, the Super Bowl or […]
August 23, 2018

Alcohol Helps Kill 2.8 Million People Globally Each Year

THURSDAY, Aug. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Alcohol contributes to 2.8 million deaths a year worldwide, and there is no safe level of alcohol consumption, researchers […]
August 23, 2018

Drop the Word 'Cancer,' and Patient Choices Change

THURSDAY, Aug. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Patients may say no to unnecessary surgery for low-risk thyroid cancer if doctors simply avoid using the word “cancer” […]
August 23, 2018

Government Rules Aimed at Curbing Opioid Prescriptions May Have Backfired

THURSDAY, Aug. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic widened, the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) placed the prescription painkillers in a […]
August 22, 2018

AHA: Losing Loved Ones to Heart Disease Moves Woman to Fight for Her Health

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Three days after Christmas, Yolanda Thompson was at work when she got the call she hoped she would […]
August 22, 2018

Breastfeeding Bonus: Lower Stroke Risk for Mom Years Later

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There are a host of health benefits that breastfeeding brings to a baby, but a new study suggests it […]
August 22, 2018

Taking a Stand at Work

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many studies have pointed to the serious health threats of long periods of uninterrupted sitting at home or at […]