December 18, 2018

Want to Eat Healthier? Avoid Stores With Snacks at Checkout

TUESDAY, Dec. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Getting rid of candy and chips at the supermarket checkout could lead to a dramatic reduction in junk food […]
December 18, 2018

3 in 4 Americans Struggle With Loneliness

TUESDAY, Dec. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Folks feeling lonely as the holidays approach have a lot of company, a new study suggests. Loneliness appears to […]
December 18, 2018

Opioids May Help Chronic Pain, But Not Much

TUESDAY, Dec. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Potentially addictive opioid painkillers are often prescribed for chronic pain, but they actually work only slightly better than placebo […]
December 18, 2018

California Farm Tied to E. coli Outbreak Expands Recall Beyond Romaine Lettuce

TUESDAY, Dec. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The California farm where romaine lettuce was implicated in the recent nationwide E. coli outbreak said it is expanding […]
December 17, 2018

Runaway Immune System May Play Role in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Researchers say they’ve pinpointed a possible culprit in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), reporting that an overactive immune system might […]
December 17, 2018

Sleepless Night Could Make Morning Pastries Tougher to Resist

MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s a reason that glazed donut might seem even more enticing if you’re sleep-deprived: A new study suggests that […]
December 17, 2018

Migraine's 'Silver Lining': Lowered Risk for Diabetes?

MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A study of more than 74,000 French women has turned up an unexpected finding: Those who suffer from migraines […]
December 16, 2018

Don't Let Holiday Season Stress Worsen Your Allergies, Asthma

SUNDAY, Dec. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Reducing stress could cut your risk of allergy and asthma symptoms during the holidays. “Studies show stress can cause […]
December 14, 2018

Crohn's, Colitis May Be Tied to Prostate Cancer

FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Men with inflammatory bowel disease have a significantly greater risk of prostate cancer, a new study finds. About 1 […]
December 14, 2018

Physical Therapy Can Help You Avoid Opioids When Joint Pain Strikes

FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People who get prompt physical therapy for pain in the knee, shoulder or lower back may have less need […]
December 14, 2018

AHA: Thyroid Problems Linked to Worsening Heart Failure

FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (American Heart Association) — The thyroid is a tiny powerhouse. The gland, which is located at the base of the neck, releases […]
December 14, 2018

Could You Have Silent Gallstones?

FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As many as 20 million Americans have gallstones. Most don’t have any symptoms, but not all will escape a […]