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 […]
May 3, 2018

Skin's 'Good' Bacteria May Be Promising Weapon Against Eczema

THURSDAY, May 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A treatment that harnesses the power of helpful bacteria living naturally on the skin might be a breakthrough treatment […]
May 2, 2018

Could Time in a Sauna Lower Your Stroke Risk?

WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older adults who like to bask in the heat of a sauna may be less likely to suffer a […]
May 2, 2018

AHA: Heart-Stopping Condition Could Come With Warning Signs

WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 (American Heart Association) — A heart-stopping condition that causes about half of all cardiovascular-related deaths seems to happen in an instant, with […]
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 […]