June 13, 2018

Why Are Statins Underused With Black Patients?

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The color of a patient’s skin appears to influence the medical care they receive for high cholesterol levels, a […]
June 13, 2018

Childhood Cancer Impacts Mental Health

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Children with neuroblastoma, a pediatric cancer of nerve cells, are vulnerable to mental health and behavioral problems, a new […]
June 13, 2018

Do Antipsychotic Meds for Kids Raise Diabetes Risk?

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Widely used antipsychotic medications for troubled kids and teens can trigger weight gain and decrease insulin sensitivity, putting them […]
June 13, 2018

How Healthy Is Your Diet?

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As Americans, we’re making some headway in our efforts to improve the quality of our diet, but we’re far […]
June 12, 2018

Health Tips for Summer Fun

TUESDAY, June 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Summertime means fun time, but you still need to follow some basic health and safety precautions. Dehydration is a […]
June 12, 2018

Obese Young Adults Prone to Binging, Purging

TUESDAY, June 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Overweight and obese young adults are twice as likely as those who are thinner to try to control their […]
June 12, 2018

Smoking and Diabetes Linked to Calcium Buildup in Brain

TUESDAY, June 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Smoking and diabetes could increase the risk of abnormal calcium buildup in the brain, a new Dutch study suggests. […]
June 11, 2018

Antiviral Treatments Reduce Cancer Risk for HIV Patients

MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Long-term antiviral treatment cuts the risk of cancer in HIV patients as they age, a new study says. People […]
June 11, 2018

Impotent? Maybe You Should See a Heart Doctor

MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Troubles in the bedroom can be a double whammy for older men: Researchers have found that erectile dysfunction ups […]
June 11, 2018

Girls, Young Women Fall Short on Exercise: Study

MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many teens and young adults in the United States — particularly women and girls — are physically inactive, a […]
June 11, 2018

Walkable Neighborhoods Might Lower Kids' Asthma Risk

MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Children may be more likely to develop asthma if they live in neighborhoods where it’s difficult to get around […]
June 10, 2018

Americans' Obsession With Sugar Starts in Infancy

SUNDAY, June 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s well-known that Americans consume too much sugar. But that affinity for the sweet stuff starts as early as […]