July 2, 2018

AHA: Former Diving Champ Nearly Missed Signs of Heart Valve Disease

TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Len Rapkins can barely remember a time when he wasn’t fit. As a teen growing up in Great […]
July 2, 2018

Sitting Tied to Raised Risk of Death From 14 Diseases

MONDAY, July 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Get up off of the couch: Sitting too much may kill you even if you exercise regularly. If you […]
June 29, 2018

Even at 'Safe' Levels, Air Pollution May Boost Diabetes Risk

FRIDAY, June 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Add another health harm to air pollution: New research suggests it might increase the risk of diabetes, even at […]
June 29, 2018

Human Insulin as Good as Costly Synthetic Versions

FRIDAY, June 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Human insulin is as safe and effective as newer, more expensive insulin analog drugs for people with type 2 […]
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

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

'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

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 […]