May 10, 2018

More Doubt Cast on Surgery for Spinal Compression Fractures

THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In a new study, a widely used form of spinal surgery was no more effective than placebo in treating […]
May 10, 2018

Add Heart Check to Annual Ob-Gyn Visit, Experts Say

THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A “well” visit to her ob-gyn can benefit a woman’s heart, two leading U.S. medical groups say. “As the […]
May 10, 2018

Exercises for Chronic Health Conditions

THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Exercise can help prevent many chronic illnesses as well as make it easier to manage health conditions, from diabetes […]
May 9, 2018

Affected by the EpiPen Shortage? Here's What to Do

WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Production issues have made EpiPens hard to find in some areas of the United States, the U.S. Food and […]
May 9, 2018

Obesity Might Raise Your Risk for A-fib

WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obese people are at increased risk for the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation, which can cause complications such as […]
May 9, 2018

'Smoke-Free' Rooms Still Loaded With Smoke Residues, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Harmful cigarette smoke residue may be lurking in rooms where no one has ever lit up, researchers report. In […]
May 8, 2018

PTSD May Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For reasons that aren’t yet clear, people who battle PTSD may also be at heightened risk for the common […]
May 8, 2018

A Bone Drug That Treats Baldness?

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A drug intended as a treatment for osteoporosis may help treat hair loss, researchers say. “The fact this new […]
May 8, 2018

AHA: Blood Pressure Measurement Mistakes Can Lead to Misdiagnoses

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (American Heart Association) — It’s a familiar scenario: You find yourself at the doctor’s office, sitting on the edge of an exam […]
May 8, 2018

Expert Panel Highlights Patient Choice for Prostate Cancer Screen

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More men could receive PSA blood tests for prostate cancer under revised guidelines released Tuesday by the nation’s leading […]
May 8, 2018

Non-Opioids Often Underused After Back Surgery

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Spine and joint surgery patients aren’t taking advantage of common pain relievers like Tylenol or Motrin during their recovery, […]
May 8, 2018

Is Integrative Medicine Right for You?

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Any approach that differs from conventional — or Western — medicine is typically considered complementary and alternative, or CAM. […]