June 29, 2018

AHA: Using Electricity to Test Your Risk for Heart Failure

FRIDAY, June 29, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Imagine stepping onto a scale — not to measure your weight, but the chance of your heart failing. […]
June 28, 2018

'Superbugs' Found in Vast Majority of U.S. Supermarket Meat

THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 80 percent of meat in U.S. supermarkets contains antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit […]
June 28, 2018

Weight Loss May Reverse Course of Atrial Fibrillation

THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Weight loss might help reverse progression of a common heart arrhythmia in obese adults, a new study shows. Researchers […]
June 28, 2018

July Is Peak Time for Illness From Poop in Pools: CDC

THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Is it safe to go in the water this summer? Not if microscopic germs like E. coli or cryptosporidium […]
June 28, 2018

Just 1 in 4 Americans Gets Enough Exercise

THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Three-quarters of Americans are falling far short when it comes to exercise, and the South and Midwest bear the […]
June 28, 2018

AHA: An Uncommon Form of Heart Attack Needs a Second Look

THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 (American Heart Association) — One in 10 heart attacks in younger patients aren’t caused by blocked coronary arteries, but a new study […]
June 27, 2018

Testing for Penicillin Allergy May Cut 'Superbug' Infection Risk

WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People believed to have a penicillin allergy are often prescribed much stronger antibiotics that can raise their risk for […]
June 27, 2018

AHA: 37-Year-Old Survives Heart Attack on the Way to Her Wedding

WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Four hours into a nearly six-hour flight from Seattle to Mexico, Sara Metz felt overly anxious — far […]
June 27, 2018

AHA: 37-Year-Old Survives Heart Attack on the Way to Her Wedding

WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Four hours into a nearly six-hour flight from Seattle to Mexico, Sara Metz felt overly anxious — far […]
June 27, 2018

Tab for Young Binge Drinkers May Be Heart Trouble Later

WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People who party hard in their 20s could wind up paying for it later with a higher risk of […]
June 26, 2018

AHA: Aging LGBT Seniors a 'Major Public Health Issue'

TUESDAY, June 26, 2018 (American Heart Association) — LGBT people of all ages have experienced health inequalities, but researchers have begun to delve into the consequences […]
June 26, 2018

Flight Attendants Show Higher Cancer Risks

TUESDAY, June 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Flight attendants may face higher-than-average risks of breast and skin cancers, a new study finds — though the reasons […]