February 14, 2018

Asthma Doesn't Have to Ruin Your Valentine's Day

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Asthma and allergies can put on damper on your Valentine’s Day romancing, an expert warns. “Keeping everyone free of […]
February 13, 2018

Vaccines Can Stem Poverty, Not Just Disease, Study Suggests

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Vaccines can provide major health and economic benefits for people in low- and middle-income countries, according to a new […]
February 13, 2018

Widely Used COPD Meds Tied to Increased Fracture Risk

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are placed on powerful inhaled corticosteroid therapy to ease symptoms. But […]
February 13, 2018

Depression Common in U.S., Women Hit Hardest

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nearly one in 10 U.S. adults has depression, and the rate is almost twice as high for women as […]
February 13, 2018

Want to Keep the Weight Off? Eat More Slowly

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Instead of gulping your food, try eating more slowly. It may help you drop those unwanted pounds, a new […]
February 13, 2018

The Right Way to Weigh Yourself

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The scale can be your best friend — or your worst enemy — when you’re on a diet. But […]
February 12, 2018

No Proof At-Home 'Cranial Stimulation' Eases Depression

MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Devices that send electrical pulses to the brain — in the comfort of your own home — are a […]
February 12, 2018

Another Downside to Opioid Use: Pneumonia?

MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The bad news on opioids just keeps coming. Not only are these painkillers implicated in millions of cases of […]
February 12, 2018

Driving May Be Risky Business on 4/20 Pot Holiday

MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — America’s highways are decidedly less safe on April 20, a day when stoners publicly celebrate marijuana use. Why? Researchers […]
February 12, 2018

Who Gets Unneeded Antibiotics Most Often?

MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Some patients are more likely than others to get antibiotics they don’t need, new research shows. White adults and […]
February 12, 2018

Shining a Deadly New Light on Airborne Flu Virus

MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As a particularly nasty flu season rages across the United States, scientists have found a powerful new disinfectant that […]
February 9, 2018

A Bad Flu Season Keeps Getting Worse

FRIDAY, Feb. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — This year’s dangerous flu season shows no sign of waning, and “may be on track to break some recent […]