June 25, 2018

Risky Prescribing Boosts Opioid Death Risk

MONDAY, June 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When opioid pain medications, such as OxyContin, are prescribed in a risky manner, that increases a patient’s chances of […]
June 25, 2018

Mom's Diabetes May Be Tied to Baby's Autism Risk: Study

MONDAY, June 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Pregnant women who have any form of diabetes may face higher odds that their child could develop autism, a […]
June 25, 2018

Vitamin D Deficiency Could Be Lung Disease Risk

MONDAY, June 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Low levels of vitamin D are associated with an increased risk of a disease that causes lung inflammation and […]
June 25, 2018

Heavy Teens Are Less Likely Now to Try and Lose Weight

MONDAY, June 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The obesity epidemic among American teens is being fed by a waning desire to lose weight, a new report […]
June 24, 2018

For Kids, Summer Is Time for Other Types of Learning

SUNDAY, June 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s important for children to socialize during their summer holidays, a family medicine and psychiatry expert says. “Kids deserve […]
June 22, 2018

Police Killings Harm Well-Being of All Blacks: Study

FRIDAY, June 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Police killings of unarmed black Americans harm the mental health of black adults nationwide, researchers report. “Our study demonstrates […]
June 21, 2018

Many With Severe Allergies Don't Carry an EpiPen: Study

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Issues with cost or lack of training mean that more than half of U.S. adults at risk of a […]
June 21, 2018

TB Vaccine Linked to Better Type 1 Diabetes Control

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Could a vaccine from the early 1900s be the key to preventing serious diabetes complications? Maybe, say researchers from […]
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, […]