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 […]
May 29, 2018

Wise Words on Women's Health

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — May is Women’s Health Month. With that in mind, doctors are offering suggestions for steps that women can take […]
May 29, 2018

Thyroid Cancer Survivors at Risk for Heart Disease

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Men and women who survive thyroid cancer have a sharply increased risk for heart disease, a new study finds. […]
May 29, 2018

Tough State Drunk Driving Laws Save Lives

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — States that get tough on drunk driving see drops in alcohol-related car crash deaths, new research shows. About 30 […]
May 29, 2018

A Young Life Lost to High Insulin Prices

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Alec Smith was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes shortly before his 24th birthday. When he turned 26, he lost […]
May 29, 2018

No Link Between HPV Vaccine, Autoimmune Diseases: Study

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Immunizing girls against human papillomavirus (HPV) doesn’t increase their risk for autoimmune diseases, according to new research from Canada. […]
May 28, 2018

On Top of Other Challenges, Homeless Have Higher Heart Disease Risk

MONDAY, May 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Heart disease remains a major killer of the homeless, a new review confirms. A combination of access to care, […]