June 20, 2018

Does Mental Illness Raise Diabetes Risk?

WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Americans with severe mental illness are more than twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes, and the increased […]
June 20, 2018

If Opioid Addicts Survive OD, Other Hazards Lie Ahead: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Survivors of an opioid overdose may consider themselves lucky, but they remain at heightened risk of dying — not […]
June 20, 2018

Exercise May Ease Inflammation Tied to Obesity

WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Bicycling or other regular exercise may help reduce harmful inflammation in obese people, a new study suggests. Physical activity […]
June 19, 2018

Stigma Adds to Burden of Type 1 Diabetes

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Michael Wright was just 16 when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and although his friends supported him, […]
June 19, 2018

Severe Stress May Send Immune System Into Overdrive

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Trauma or intense stress may up your odds of developing an autoimmune disease, a new study suggests. Comparing more […]
June 19, 2018

Severe Stress May Send Immune System Into Overdrive

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Trauma or intense stress may up your odds of developing an autoimmune disease, a new study suggests. Comparing more […]
June 19, 2018

Obesity Plagues Rural America

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Country folk are being hit harder by the U.S. obesity epidemic than city dwellers, two new government studies show. […]
June 19, 2018

Obesity Plagues Rural America

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Country folk are being hit harder by the U.S. obesity epidemic than city dwellers, two new government studies show. […]
June 19, 2018

One Blood Test Might Be Enough to Diagnose Diabetes

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests that a single blood test could confirm type 2 diabetes, saving patients time and health care […]
June 19, 2018

U.S. Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fewer than 14 percent of American adults smoked cigarettes in 2017, the lowest level seen since data collection started […]
June 18, 2018

Meds Can Cut Deaths From Opioid Abuse, But Too Few Get Them

MONDAY, June 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Buprenorphine and methadone can cut the chances that someone who survives an opioid overdose will succumb to yet another […]
June 18, 2018

Reduce Weight, Reduce the Arthritic Knee Pain

MONDAY, June 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many aging Americans are both overweight and burdened by arthritis of the knees. New research shows that shedding those […]