July 25, 2018

Why Are Doctors Removing Too Many Thyroids?

WEDNESDAY, July 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More Americans than ever are being diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and most are having the entire gland removed in […]
July 25, 2018

Get Dizzy Upon Standing? It Could Be Sign of Dementia Risk

WEDNESDAY, July 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Are you a middle-aged person who tends to feel a little woozy when you stand up? If so, new […]
July 25, 2018

Opioids Before Joint Replacement Tied to Worse Recovery

WEDNESDAY, July 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Prolonged use of opioid painkillers before total knee or hip replacement may greatly increase a patient’s risk of repeat […]
July 25, 2018

You Have 11 Seconds to Tell Your Doc What's Wrong

WEDNESDAY, July 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Eleven seconds. That’s how long you typically have to tell your doctor what’s wrong with you before he or […]
July 25, 2018

Are You Car Seat Savvy?

WEDNESDAY, July 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You know that wearing seat belts and putting kids in appropriate car seats can save lives, but are you […]
July 24, 2018

Blood Sugar Spikes Seen in Seemingly Healthy People

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You’d expect big blood sugar fluctuations in people with diabetes. But for those without the disorder, blood sugar levels […]
July 24, 2018

How Steroid Abuse Put an Aging Bodybuilder in the Hospital

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It all started when a 60-year-old bodybuilder ignored his doctor’s advice to stop using hazardous anabolic steroids, prior to […]
July 23, 2018

Having More Kids Tied to Lower Odds of Alzheimer's in Women

MONDAY, July 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A woman’s fertility might help predict how likely she is to develop dementia later in life, two new studies […]
July 23, 2018

Many Americans With Dementia Don't Know They Have It: Study

MONDAY, July 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many older Americans with dementia don’t know they have the disease, a new study indicates. A review of data […]
July 23, 2018

Food Additives a Toxic Mix for Kids

MONDAY, July 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Chemicals used to preserve, package and enhance food can harm children’s health, a leading pediatricians’ group says. A growing […]
July 20, 2018

AHA: ER Visits, Hospitalizations for AFib on the Rise

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Emergency room visits for atrial fibrillation are soaring. Added to the number of people admitted to the hospital […]
July 20, 2018

When 'Good' Cholesterol Is Bad for Older Women

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — HDL cholesterol may be known as the “good” kind, but a new study suggests high levels of it are […]