April 17, 2018

Exercise In, Vitamin D Out for Preventing Falls: U.S. Panel

TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — With aging often comes worry about falls and the bone fractures they cause. Now, a panel of U.S. experts […]
April 17, 2018

Can Mom-to Be's' Weight Affect Daughters' Risk for Early Puberty?

TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Girls whose moms were overweight or had high blood sugar during pregnancy may be more likely to enter puberty […]
April 17, 2018

Go Nuts for Heart Health

TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The crunchy goodness of peanuts, walnuts, cashews and other nuts may be just what the cardiologist ordered, new research […]
April 17, 2018

Organs From Opioid OD Victims Are Saving Lives: Study

TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Organ donations from Americans who have died from an opioid overdose have risen dramatically in the past two decades, […]
April 17, 2018

'Flexitarian' Eating: Part Vegetarian, Part Not

TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you want to eat more vegetables and less meat, but don’t want to give up meat altogether, there’s […]
April 16, 2018

Safety Info for Opioids Found Lacking

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Information about safe storage and disposal of opioid painkillers on the drugs’ package inserts is inconsistent, and even missing […]
April 16, 2018

Coffee Safe for Many With Abnormal Heart Rhythms: Review

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Caffeine can send the heart racing, but for some people coffee may help prevent abnormal heartbeats, Australian researchers report. […]
April 16, 2018

Too Much Sitting Could Raise Brain Risks

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s been lots of research into how too many hours lounging on chairs and sofas can harm the heart. […]
April 16, 2018

New Drugs May Be Big Advance in Lung Cancer Care

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Drugs designed to trigger a patient’s immune system may help boost survival for those battling lung cancer, two new […]
April 16, 2018

Can 'Mono' Virus Up Odds for 7 Other Diseases?

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of young Americans have lived through the fatigue and discomfort of mononucleosis. Now, new research suggests, but doesn’t […]
April 16, 2018

Foodborne Illnesses Can Mean Financial Ruin for Restaurants

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — An outbreak of salmonella at a restaurant can not only make diners sick, it can also be a restaurant’s […]
April 13, 2018

Busting Myths Surrounding Cancer and Genetic Testing

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — While only 5 percent to 10 percent of cancers are caused by an inherited gene mutation, genetic testing may […]