April 6, 2018

COPD Is an Adult Killer, But Its Origins May Lie in Childhood

FRIDAY, April 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — COPD may seem like an adult disease, often tied to smoking. But two new studies suggest it could have […]
April 6, 2018

Kids in Tough Neighborhoods Head to ER More Often

FRIDAY, April 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Growing up in a disadvantaged neighborhood may mean more visits to the emergency room, a new study suggests. When […]
April 5, 2018

Losing Excess Weight in Childhood Cuts Diabetes Risk

THURSDAY, April 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If an overweight child slims down before puberty, the risk of type 2 diabetes seems to slide away with […]
April 4, 2018

AHA: Shedding So-Called 'Protective' Thigh Fat May Help the Heart

WEDNESDAY, April 4, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Although past research has shown that thigh, hip and buttocks fat might actually protect against heart disease, a […]
April 4, 2018

Early Promise for Eye Implant to Fight Macular Degeneration

WEDNESDAY, April 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new stem cell transplant might help preserve or even restore vision being lost to the dry form of […]
April 4, 2018

Those With Diabetes Less Likely to See Dentist Despite Health Risks

WEDNESDAY, April 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many adults with diabetes don’t see the dentist often enough, even though they’re at increased risk for gum disease, […]
April 4, 2018

Obesity Can Lead to Liver Damage by Age 8: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity can lead to liver disease in kids as young as 8 years old, a new study warns. The […]
April 4, 2018

Veggies a Healthy Recipe for Older Women's Hearts

WEDNESDAY, April, 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Eating lots of vegetables may help older women keep their blood vessels healthy, Australian researchers report. The biggest benefit […]
April 3, 2018

Despite California's Warning Signs, Coffee Is Still Safe, Experts Say

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Science says you can get your coffee buzz without fear of cancer, so experts say you can forget that […]
April 3, 2018

Weightlifting Injuries Common for Deployed U.S. Troops

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — An “alarming” number of weightlifting injuries occur among U.S. military personnel in combat zones, according to a new study. […]
April 3, 2018

AHA: Smart Ways to Get a Workout at Work

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 (American Heart Association) — It’s no secret that Americans need to move more. Yet our jobs often require us to sit for […]
April 3, 2018

Red Meat Tied to Higher Colon Cancer Risk for Women

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Another study, this time in British women, finds that diets high in red meat are linked to higher odds […]