March 27, 2018

U.S. Deaths From Infectious Diseases Decline, But Not Everywhere

TUESDAY, March 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Though fewer Americans are now dying from infectious diseases, great disparities persist across the country, a new study finds. […]
March 26, 2018

Do E-Cigs Really Help Smokers Quit?

MONDAY, March 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — E-cigarettes did not help people quit smoking, a small study found, but the researchers said more studies are needed […]
March 26, 2018

Seeing Clearly

MONDAY, March 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many people don’t think twice about their vision until there’s a problem, but seeing an eye doctor should definitely […]
March 23, 2018

New Moms Still Wary of Exposing Infants to Peanuts

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Though doctors recommend an early introduction to peanuts, many new moms prefer to delay giving them to their babies, […]
March 23, 2018

Obesity Rates Keep Rising for U.S. Adults

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity rates have continued to climb significantly among American adults, but the same hasn’t held true for children, a […]
March 23, 2018

AHA: Weight-Loss Surgery Helps the Hearts of Very Obese Teens, Too

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Bariatric surgery in severely obese teenagers could lower their risk of heart attack and stroke by about 40 […]
March 23, 2018

Even Short Bursts of Activity Can Boost Long-Term Health

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Simply climbing a single set of stairs, walking around the block or taking a three-minute jog can improve a […]
March 23, 2018

The Benefits of Moving More

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In the battle of the bulge, it’s not just getting exercise that matters — what you do when you’re […]
March 22, 2018

Study Weighs Heart Danger of Antibiotics for Older Women

THURSDAY, March 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New research finds that, for women over 60, there’s a link between long-term use of antibiotics and heightened odds […]
March 22, 2018

Chilean 'Alien' Was a Human With Bone Disorder: Study

THURSDAY, March 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Puzzling skeletal remains found in Chile 15 years ago — and rumored to be “alien” — are, in fact, […]
March 22, 2018

The Top Calorie-Burning Exercises

THURSDAY, March 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When you’re trying to lose weight, cutting calories counts. But so does burning them off with exercise. Exercise is […]
March 21, 2018

Sugary Sodas Linked Again to Increased Heart Risks

WEDNESDAY, March 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Would that ice cold soda be as tempting if you knew that it might shorten your life? New research […]