May 7, 2018

If Kids Exposed to Pot, Tobacco Smoke, ER Visits Rise

MONDAY, May 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Clouds of pot and cigarette smoke in a home make it more likely a young child will visit the […]
May 7, 2018

Many Teens Switch From Hi-Cal Sodas to Hi-Cal Sports Drinks

MONDAY, May 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Teens who were once hooked on sugary sodas may now be now turning to sugary sports drinks, a new […]
May 7, 2018

Using Diet to Stave Off Diabetes

MONDAY, May 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Diabetes has become a worldwide epidemic, but you can protect yourself with a healthier diet. And the same type […]
May 4, 2018

Ditch the Golf Cart. Your Aging Knees Won't Mind

FRIDAY, May 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Golfers with knee arthritis should park the golf cart and walk the links instead, researchers say. While using a […]
May 4, 2018

Sleep-Deprived Kids at Risk of Obesity

FRIDAY, May 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Too little sleep can increase a child’s risk of obesity, British researchers report. “Being overweight can lead to cardiovascular […]
May 4, 2018

AHA: Poverty Levels Key to States' Performance on Heart Disease

FRIDAY, May 4, 2018 (American Heart Association) — State-by-state disparities in heart disease and stroke are rooted in the economic health of communities and the people […]
May 4, 2018

Care at VA Hospitals as Good or Better Than Elsewhere in U.S.: Report

FRIDAY, May 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The overall quality of care provided by the U.S. Veterans Health Administration is equal to or better than that […]
May 3, 2018

Further Signs That Too Much Sitting Can Raise Clot Risk

THURSDAY, May 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s been long known that people who sit for extended periods of time run the risk of blood clots. […]
May 3, 2018

Scientists Probe Mystery of How Hair Prematurely Goes Gray

THURSDAY, May 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Sometimes life’s sudden shocks or illnesses can turn hair gray — Barbara Bush, the former first lady who passed […]
May 3, 2018

Skin's 'Good' Bacteria May Be Promising Weapon Against Eczema

THURSDAY, May 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A treatment that harnesses the power of helpful bacteria living naturally on the skin might be a breakthrough treatment […]
May 2, 2018

Could Time in a Sauna Lower Your Stroke Risk?

WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older adults who like to bask in the heat of a sauna may be less likely to suffer a […]
May 2, 2018

AHA: Heart-Stopping Condition Could Come With Warning Signs

WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 (American Heart Association) — A heart-stopping condition that causes about half of all cardiovascular-related deaths seems to happen in an instant, with […]