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. […]
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 […]