May 2, 2018

The Other Opioid Crisis: Shortages at U.S. Hospitals

WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — U.S. hospitals are running short of the injectable opioids and anesthesia drugs that most surgery patients need during and […]
May 2, 2018

Some Reasons to Work With a Dietitian

WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Want customized diet advice to make your weight or health goals attainable? Consider working with an RD — a […]
May 2, 2018

Opioid Crisis Means More Newborns With Hepatitis C, But Few Get Tested

WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Due to the U.S. opioid epidemic, hepatitis C is up among pregnant women, raising the risk for mother-to-child transmission […]
May 1, 2018

AHA: Blood Test Could Offer Life-and-Death Clues for Black Diabetics

TUESDAY, May 1, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Testing blood for a biological marker called suPAR could help better assess the risk of death among black […]
May 1, 2018

AHA: Blood Pressure Readings Often Higher Outside Doctor's Office

TUESDAY, May 1, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Blood pressure readings taken outside of the doctor’s office often read higher than those in the office, a […]
May 1, 2018

Even Living Near a Farm Might Help Prevent Allergies

TUESDAY, May 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — While allergists have long known that farm life helps prevent allergies in kids, new research shows the benefit might […]
April 30, 2018

End-of-Life Care Saves Money

MONDAY, April 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Giving very ill and dying patients palliative care shortens hospital stays and lowers costs, researchers report. Palliative care focuses […]
April 30, 2018

AHA: How Much Does Your Doctor Actually Know About Nutrition?

MONDAY, April 30, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. Cut down on sweets and processed foods. Increase consumption of fish, nuts […]
April 30, 2018

Too Much or Too Little Weight May Worsen Rheumatoid Arthritis

MONDAY, April 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity may accelerate and amplify the crippling symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, new research suggests. Conversely, the researchers also found […]
April 27, 2018

Get Fit to Cut Your Diabetes Risk During Pregnancy

FRIDAY, April 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If she’s fit, a woman is less likely to develop diabetes during pregnancy, a new study contends. Researchers who […]
April 27, 2018

AHA: Therapy Dogs Like Katie Are Good Medicine After Stroke

FRIDAY, April 27, 2018 (American Heart Association) — When Scott Vande Zande had a serious stroke 15 years ago, his beloved golden retriever Hollie was key […]
April 26, 2018

Another Opioid Epidemic Downside: More Heart Infections

THURSDAY, April 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Here’s yet another consequence of the U.S. opioid crisis: a rise in serious heart infections in a state hard-hit […]