July 10, 2018

Heart Risks Tied to Transwomen's Hormone Therapy

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Transwomen who undergo hormone therapy may face higher chances of blood clots, stroke and heart attack, a new study […]
July 9, 2018

Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys May Be Safe New Option for Transplant

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If they’re already infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), patients in need of a kidney transplant might safely receive […]
July 9, 2018

Diabetes Diagnosis 'Silver Lining'? Other Family Members' Health May Improve

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When someone is diagnosed with diabetes, other family members seem more likely to adopt health lifestyle changes, too. A […]
July 9, 2018

End-of-Life Care Depends on Doctor

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The amount spent on end-of-life care for cancer patients varies widely across the United States, and is largely influenced […]
July 9, 2018

Blacks Have Shorter Life Spans After Surviving Heart Stoppage: Study

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Black patients who survive cardiac arrest during a U.S. hospital stay have poorer long-term survival odds than their white […]
July 9, 2018

When Parents Do Time, Kids Pay the Price

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Children whose parents spend time in prison are more likely to lead risky lifestyles as young adults, a new […]
July 9, 2018

Germs Grow on Medical Implants, But Can They Make You Sick?

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Bacteria and fungi grow on medical implants, such as hip and knee replacements, pacemakers and screws used to fix […]
July 6, 2018

Low-Impact Yoga, Pilates Brings Big Health Benefits at All Ages

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Yoga and Pilates are suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels, medical experts say. These low-impact workouts […]
July 6, 2018

AHA: Soccer is Healthy for More Than World Cup Pros

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (American Heart Association) — As both a soccer mom and fanatic, Dr. Mercedes Carnethon knows why soccer is the world’s favorite sport. […]
July 5, 2018

As Temperatures Soar, Study Warns of Fatal Heat Stroke at Work

THURSDAY, July 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Much of the United States has been sweltering in triple-digit heat this week, but new research finds outdoor workers […]
July 5, 2018

Cost Keeps Many Americans From Getting Hearing Aids

THURSDAY, July 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A hearing aid can set you back as much as $7,000, and that’s the main reason more Americans don’t […]
July 4, 2018

To Fight Childhood Obesity, Moms to the Rescue

WEDNESDAY, July 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Moms can play a big role in combating America’s childhood obesity epidemic, researchers contend. The key: kids are less […]