January 3, 2019

Hepatitis C Screening Can Help Prevent Liver Disease

THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Infection with the hepatitis C virus can cause liver disease and even liver cancer. But once found, the virus […]
January 3, 2019

AHA: Lifestyle Changes Helped New Dad Shed Nearly 50 Pounds

THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 (American Heart Association) — It happens every January. Gyms fill with people who’ve committed to New Year’s resolutions involving health and fitness. […]
January 3, 2019

Study Eases Concern That Common Diabetes Med Might Harm Bones

THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you have type 2 diabetes and you’re taking canagliflozin to help control your blood sugar, a new study […]
January 2, 2019

No Link Between Mom-to-Be's Diet, Baby's Allergy Risk

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Avoiding certain foods during pregnancy does not reduce your child’s risk of food allergies, a new analysis shows. For […]
January 2, 2019

New Cholesterol Drug's High Price May Not Be Worth It: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Despite being slashed by half in recent months, the price tag for advanced cholesterol-fighting drugs is still too high […]
January 2, 2019

AHA: The Pros and Cons of Weighing Yourself Every Day

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (American Heart Association) — This is the year you’ve vowed to lose weight. You step on the scale to mark the starting […]
January 2, 2019

Asthma Often Goes Undetected in Urban Teens, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For many city-dwelling teens with asthma, their chronic lung disease may go undiagnosed and untreated, a new study finds. […]
January 2, 2019

What's the Best Diet for 2019? Experts Weigh In

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For many, the start of the new year signals the start of a new diet. But what’s the best […]
December 28, 2018

Could a Little Drinking Help Those With Heart Failure?

FRIDAY, Dec. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new study suggests that an occasional drink won’t harm, and might even help seniors with heart failure. Heart […]
December 28, 2018

Ring in the New Year Resolved to Improve Your Health

FRIDAY, Dec. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’re thinking about making some health-related resolutions for 2019, the American Medical Association (AMA) has some suggestions. “This […]
December 27, 2018

U.S. Opioid Addiction Crisis Is Top Health Story of 2018

THURSDAY, Dec. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The scourge of opioid addiction and related deaths cut through American society again in 2018, capturing headlines and making […]
December 26, 2018

One Woman's Case Gives New Hope Against Disfiguring Sarcoidosis

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In very preliminary findings, an existing rheumatoid arthritis drug appeared to cure one woman of a rare but potentially […]