March 15, 2018

Coffee May Have Bigger Effect on Your Body Than Thought: Study

THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Coffee has been tied to many health benefits. Now, a small study suggests a daily java habit may affect […]
March 15, 2018

FDA Considers Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes

THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In an unprecedented move, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday said it plans to cut the amount […]
March 15, 2018

Dirty Air May Harm Blacks More Than Whites

THURSDAY, March, 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Air pollution takes a greater toll on the hearts of black Americans than whites, in part because they often […]
March 14, 2018

Managing Pain With Fewer Opioids After Joint Replacement

WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Using two or more pain control methods after hip and knee replacement surgery rather than opioid painkillers alone reduces […]
March 14, 2018

Heartburn Meds Not Tied to Hip Fractures in Alzheimer's Patients

WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Long-term use of acid-blocking heartburn drugs, such as Nexium and Prilosec, does not increase the risk for hip fractures […]
March 14, 2018

Weight-Loss Surgery Beats Meds for Obese, Diabetic Teens: Study

WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) Weight-loss surgery may help severely obese teens with type 2 diabetes far more than medication and lifestyle changes alone, new […]
March 14, 2018

Study Confirms Lifesaving Value of Colonoscopy

WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A large study has confirmed what many public health experts have long believed: Colonoscopy saves lives. The study looked […]
March 13, 2018

Genetic Testing Underused in Breast Cancer Patients: Study

TUESDAY, March 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nearly half of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients who should have genetic testing don’t receive it, a new study […]
March 12, 2018

A New Hip May Mean a Longer, Better Life

MONDAY, March 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A hip replacement may help seniors live longer — for at least a decade anyway, a new study from […]
March 12, 2018

1 in 20 Younger Women Suffers Major Depression

MONDAY, March 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Depression is a big problem in women during and after pregnancy, but it’s also a concern throughout the reproductive […]
March 12, 2018

Vitamin D3 May Benefit Heart Surgery Patients

MONDAY, March 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many patients have low vitamin D levels before and after open heart surgery, but those levels can be restored […]
March 9, 2018

Early Colon Cancer Screening Advised for Some

FRIDAY, March 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — From age 50 on, most people are advised to get a colonoscopy every 10 years to screen for colon […]