March 6, 2018

Opioids Not Best Option for Back Pain, Arthritis, Study Finds

TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Risky opioids are no better at controlling chronic back or arthritis pain than non-opioid drugs, including Tylenol or Motrin, […]
March 6, 2018

Marijuana Doesn't Seem to Harm the Kidneys

TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As marijuana use has increased in the United States in recent years, medical experts and users alike have wondered […]
March 6, 2018

Primary Care Doctors Loosen Type 2 Diabetes Goals

TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The American College of Physicians (ACP) has issued new guidance on managing type 2 diabetes — including relaxing the […]
March 6, 2018

Surgeons Safely Transplant Kidneys From Donors With Hep C

TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In what could be a breakthrough in the world of organ transplants, Johns Hopkins researchers have taken kidneys from […]
March 5, 2018

Tough Gun Laws Keep More Hands Off the Trigger: Study

MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Debate over the value of tough state gun control laws has reached a fever pitch following last month’s deadly […]
March 5, 2018

As Years Spent Obese Rise, So Do Heart Dangers

MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The longer people are obese, the greater their chances of developing heart disease, a new study suggests. The researchers […]
March 5, 2018

What Younger Women Need to Know About Heart Disease

MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Heart disease used to be thought of as a man’s issue, but women are unfortunately catching up. And though […]
March 3, 2018

Boosting Steroid Dose May Not Reduce Kids' Asthma Flare-Ups

SATURDAY, March 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Temporarily boosting the dose of inhaled steroids may not do much to reduce the frequency of severe asthma flare-ups […]
March 2, 2018

Calcium Supplements Tied to Higher Odds of Colon Polyps

FRIDAY, March 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Could the calcium supplement you take to help your bones be harming your colon? That’s the suggestion from a […]
March 1, 2018

Do Women Really Need to Starve Themselves During Labor?

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — After hours of grueling labor, mothers-to-be are often thirsty and hungry. But hospital nurses usually restrict them to ice […]
March 1, 2018

Daily Aspirin Can Bring Heart Benefits, But Risks Too

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For people who have both type 2 diabetes and heart failure, new research offers a mixed message on taking […]
February 28, 2018

Eyes May Be Window Into Future Memory Loss

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — By looking deeply into your eyes, doctors might be able to predict your future risk for dementia and memory […]