August 7, 2018

For School Kids, Vaccines Are Key

TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Be sure to put vaccinations on your children’s back-to-school lists, whether they’re just starting school or heading off to […]
August 7, 2018

Heart Monitoring a Must for Breast Cancer Patients on Herceptin

TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The widely used chemotherapy drug trastuzumab (Herceptin) can be life-saving for women with HER2-positive breast cancer, a particularly aggressive […]
August 7, 2018

Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys a Safe Option for Transplant: Study

TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Dialysis patients waiting for kidney transplants might safely accept an organ from a donor infected with hepatitis C virus […]
August 6, 2018

Access to Diabetes Drugs Improved Under Affordable Care Act: Study

MONDAY, Aug. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with diabetes face a host of expenses related to their disease, but some relief may now be available […]
August 6, 2018

Just 2 Weeks' Inactivity Can Trigger Diabetes in at-Risk Seniors: Study

MONDAY, Aug. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A short stretch of inactivity can unlease diabetes in older adults at risk for the blood-sugar disease, a new […]
August 6, 2018

Too Much Screen Time May Pile on the Pounds

MONDAY, Aug. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Kids are spending more time than ever in front of screens, making it more likely they’ll become overweight or […]
August 3, 2018

Hiccups for a Month? It Can Happen

FRIDAY, Aug. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Short-lasting hiccups are annoying enough, but some people get hiccups that last longer a month or more. The longest […]
August 3, 2018

AHA: Air Pollution Exposure Linked to Enlarged Hearts

FRIDAY, Aug. 3, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Healthy people exposed to even low levels of air pollution over a handful of years developed enlarged heart […]
August 2, 2018

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Better

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you want to keep your kids at a healthy weight, show them, don’t tell them. That’s the advice […]
August 2, 2018

Google Glass Helps Kids With Autism Navigate Emotions of Others

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Donji Cullenbine’s young son, Alex, has autism, but when he put on a pair of Google Glass smartglasses they […]
August 2, 2018

Scans Help Spot Heart Trouble Early in People With Lupus

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Heart disease is a leading cause of death in patients with the autoimmune illness lupus. Now, research suggests high-tech […]
August 2, 2018

AHA: Common Virus Causes Heart Defects in Mice

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 (American Heart Association) — A virus that infects millions of Americans every year may on occasion cause heart defects during the early […]