June 7, 2018

AHA: Drones a Lifesaver for Cardiac Arrest Patients?

THURSDAY, June 7, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Drones, the unmanned aircraft that got its start as part of the U.S. military’s arsenal and is today […]
June 7, 2018

Think Twice About Tonsil, Adenoid Removal

THURSDAY, June 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Having tonsils removed in childhood is supposed to end chronic earaches and breathing problems. But what if it also […]
June 6, 2018

Colonoscopies, Endoscopies Carry Greater Infection Risk Than Thought: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Getting a colonoscopy or an endoscopy may be riskier than you thought. Researchers report that the rate of infections […]
June 6, 2018

The Keto Diet Is Popular, But Is It Safe?

WEDNESDAY, June 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fatty cuts of meat. Thick slabs of cheese. Stacks of bacon. These are a few of the keystones of […]
June 5, 2018

Job Strain Plus Heart Disease, Diabetes a Lethal Mix for Men

TUESDAY, June 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’re a man and you suffer from heart disease or diabetes, stress at work may shorten your life, […]
June 5, 2018

AHA: Stress Contributes to High Rates of Heart Disease Among Black Adults

TUESDAY, June 5, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Daily stressors are associated with poor health behaviors that put African-American adults at greater risk of heart disease […]
June 5, 2018

Your Tummy Rumblings Might Help Diagnose Bowel Disorder

TUESDAY, June 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A belt that wraps around your stomach and listens for the telltale sounds of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may […]
June 5, 2018

Are You a Prospective Poop Donor?

TUESDAY, June 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fecal transplant is considered the best treatment for one of the most dangerous intestinal infections around, and it is […]
June 5, 2018

Mammograms Might Encourage Other Screenings

TUESDAY, June 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older women who get mammograms are more likely to also seek screenings for cervical cancer and osteoporosis, new research […]
June 5, 2018

Breakthrough Therapy Seems to Rid Woman of Advanced Breast Cancer

TUESDAY, June 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Judy Perkins was 49 and battling breast cancer that had spread, but chemotherapy and hormone treatments had failed to […]
June 4, 2018

Heart Meds May Be Wrong for Millions of Americans

MONDAY, June 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans may be getting the wrong treatment to prevent a heart attack or stroke, a new study […]
June 4, 2018

New Treatments May Extend Pancreatic Cancer Survival

MONDAY, June 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Innovative ways of using chemotherapy can significantly extend the lives of patients with pancreatic cancer, one of the most […]