August 15, 2018

AHA: Wildfire Smoke Threatens Health of Those Near and Far

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 (American Heart Association) — More than 100 wildfires are blazing through parts of the western United States, including one in California that […]
August 15, 2018

Here's What Predicts a Woman's Odds of Living Till 90

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women whose mothers lived a long and healthy life have a good chance of doing the same, a new […]
August 15, 2018

Secondhand Smoke Exposure as Kids Tied to Women's Arthritis

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women who were regularly exposed to secondhand smoke as children might be at slightly increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, […]
August 14, 2018

Gene Test Predicts Risk of 5 Common Diseases

TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new type of genetic analysis could identify millions of Americans at high risk for five serious and common […]
August 14, 2018

Vaping Shuts Off Immune-Fighting Cells in the Lungs, Lab Study Finds

TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — E-cigarettes have been touted as a safer alternative to smoking, but the vapor they create might harm lung tissue […]
August 13, 2018

New Guidelines for Urinary Incontinence Screenings

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New guidelines now recommend yearly urinary incontinence screening for all women. But some experts say such screening needs to […]
August 13, 2018

Lack of Exercise Can Boost Cancer Risk

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Few Americans know that inactivity can increase the risk of colon, breast and other types of cancer, a new […]
August 13, 2018

Can Eating Crickets Boost Your Health?

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Jiminy Cricket! New research suggests that saving room on your plate for some crunchy, chirpy protein might be good […]
August 13, 2018

Lung Cancer Screening's Downside Not Discussed Enough

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The potential risks of lung cancer screening are often left out when doctors and patients discuss the issue, a […]
August 13, 2018

A Weak Grip May Signal Future Health Trouble — Even in Kids

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Weak grip strength in children may point to a higher risk of such health problems as diabetes and heart […]
August 11, 2018

Make Your Next Camping or Hiking Trip Trouble-free

SATURDAY, Aug. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Planning ahead is the key to staying healthy and safe when you go hiking or camping, experts say. “‘Be […]
August 10, 2018

Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: Study

FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Teen health in developing countries is vastly underfunded, researchers report. While teens represent 26 percent of people in developing […]