June 3, 2018

Cancer Drug Keytruda a New Weapon Against Advanced Lung Tumors

SUNDAY, June 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A cancer drug that boosts the immune system outperforms chemotherapy in fighting advanced lung cancer, a new trial shows. […]
June 2, 2018

Could a Blood Test Spot Lung Cancer Early?

SATURDAY, June 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Genetic blood testing is showing potential as a means of catching some early stage cancers, researchers are reporting. For […]
June 1, 2018

Yes, You Can Put Too Much Chlorine in a Pool

FRIDAY, June 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Before you take a dip in the pool this summer, be sure there’s not too much chlorine in the […]
June 1, 2018

AHA: Hollywood Silent on Request to Give R Rating to Movies With Smoking

FRIDAY, June 1, 2018 (American Heart Association) — The silent film era ended nearly a century ago, but Hollywood is still mute when it comes to […]
June 1, 2018

Vitamin D May Lower Miscarriage Risk

FRIDAY, June 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women who’ve had a miscarriage are more likely to get pregnant and have a baby if they have adequate […]
May 31, 2018

Asthmatic Teens Even More Likely to Vape Than Those Without the Illness

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Perhaps assuming that e-cigarettes are “safer” than tobacco, teens with asthma now vape at higher rates than those without […]
May 31, 2018

AHA: Health Concerns Haunt Puerto Rico as New Hurricane Season Begins

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Hospitals and clinics in Puerto Rico are still dealing with the massive destruction Hurricane Maria left throughout the […]
May 30, 2018

There's No 'Healthy Obesity' for Women, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obese women who have been healthy for decades may still be on the path to heart problems, a new […]
May 30, 2018

Widely Used Antibacterial Tied to Colon Woes in Mice

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Exposure to triclosan — a chemical in some shampoos and toothpastes — might raise the risk for colon inflammation […]
May 30, 2018

High Blood Pressure Can Really Up Your Medical Costs

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If your blood pressure goes up, so do your medical bills, new research suggests. Yearly medical costs for U.S. […]
May 30, 2018

New Guidelines Lower Colon Cancer Screening Age to 45

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Most people should now begin colorectal cancer screening at age 45, say new guidelines that were spurred by the […]
May 30, 2018

Artificial Sweeteners Won't Affect Your Blood Sugar: Study

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Can an artificially sweetened drink or food really satisfy your sweet tooth without raising your blood sugar levels? That […]