May 8, 2018

When Do You Take Guns From Someone With Dementia?

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A diagnosis of dementia often triggers discussions about how to keep that person safe as the disease advances, but […]
May 7, 2018

Programs That Monitor Opioid Painkillers May Drive Some to Heroin

MONDAY, May 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Prescription drug monitoring programs are touted as a way to reduce overdoses from opioid painkillers, but they might have […]
May 7, 2018

AHA: Smoke-Free Laws Do Seem to Help Young Adults' Hearts

MONDAY, May 7, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Laws and policies that prohibit smoking in workplaces and other public areas appeared to significantly lower the risk […]
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 […]