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

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 […]
June 18, 2018

Warning Labels Can Scare Folks Away From Sugary Drinks

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People are less likely to buy sugary drinks if they see warning labels that include graphic pictures of health […]
June 15, 2018

Vitamin D May Guard Against Colon Cancer

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The sun you get when you mow the lawn or run errands could protect you against colon cancer, new […]
June 15, 2018

AHA: Kids Can Drown Quickly and Silently, So Prevention Is Key

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Just back from a run with her husband, Laura Metro faced a parent’s worst nightmare: Her 6-year-old daughter, […]
June 15, 2018

Does Salt Water Help Your Cut? And Other Health Myths of Summer

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s often said salt water is good for cuts. Or that sunscreen isn’t needed on cloudy days. But both […]
June 15, 2018

Liver Cancer a Big Threat to U.S., Other Developed Nations

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Liver cancer cases in several developed countries have doubled in the past 25 years, due to the continuing obesity […]
June 14, 2018

Human Brain Hard-Wired to Love Fat-Carb Combo: Study

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fast food and processed foods trigger deep-seated instincts in the human brain that likely promote overeating, a new study […]
June 14, 2018

Obesity's a Larger Problem in Rural America

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — City folks are leaner than their country cousins, a new U.S. study finds. Americans in rural areas are more […]