December 21, 2018

Flu Has Arrived for the Holidays, CDC Head Says

FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The flu has ramped up in time for Christmas, the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and […]
December 21, 2018

Some Diabetes Drugs Linked to Higher Heart Risks

FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Two common classes of type 2 diabetes drugs may lower blood sugar levels, but new research suggests those same […]
December 21, 2018

Hepatitis C Cases Cluster in States Hit Hard by Opioids

FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than half of Americans with hepatitis C are living in just nine U.S. states — five of those […]
December 21, 2018

FDA Warns Companies on Dangerous, Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments

FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — After infections tied to unapproved stem cell treatments sent 12 people to hospital this past year, the U.S. Food […]
December 20, 2018

That Gift of Exercise Might Go to Waste

THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You might think the perfect gift for someone you love is a gym membership or a subscription to a […]
December 20, 2018

Stress Keeps 1 in 3 Americans Up at Night

THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans are losing sleep as economic and political stress keeps them tossing and turning at night, a […]
December 20, 2018

Scientists Get Closer to Generating Cells Lost to Diabetes

THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with diabetes often don’t have enough insulin-producing beta cells to control their blood sugar, but a combination of […]
December 18, 2018

Want to Eat Healthier? Avoid Stores With Snacks at Checkout

TUESDAY, Dec. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Getting rid of candy and chips at the supermarket checkout could lead to a dramatic reduction in junk food […]
December 18, 2018

3 in 4 Americans Struggle With Loneliness

TUESDAY, Dec. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Folks feeling lonely as the holidays approach have a lot of company, a new study suggests. Loneliness appears to […]
December 18, 2018

Opioids May Help Chronic Pain, But Not Much

TUESDAY, Dec. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Potentially addictive opioid painkillers are often prescribed for chronic pain, but they actually work only slightly better than placebo […]
December 18, 2018

California Farm Tied to E. coli Outbreak Expands Recall Beyond Romaine Lettuce

TUESDAY, Dec. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The California farm where romaine lettuce was implicated in the recent nationwide E. coli outbreak said it is expanding […]
December 17, 2018

Runaway Immune System May Play Role in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Researchers say they’ve pinpointed a possible culprit in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), reporting that an overactive immune system might […]