February 21, 2018

'Burnout' Threatens More Than a Third of Doctors

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s a good chance your doctor is in the middle of a quiet battle with professional burnout, a new […]
February 21, 2018

Some Pain Patients Can Cut Opioid Dose and Still Get Relief

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Some potentially good news for folks taking opioids for chronic pain: It’s possible to slowly reduce the dosage without […]
February 21, 2018

Skipping the Gym, Ladies? Try the Stairs

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older women don’t have to hit the gym to stay healthy, because a stair-climbing workout appears to do the […]
February 21, 2018

Drug That Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Won't Help 'Regular' Arthritis

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A malaria drug that’s also shown effectiveness against rheumatoid arthritis pain has failed to help people with the more […]
February 20, 2018

Rotating Night Shifts a Path to Diabetes, Study Suggests

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Working the night shift may play havoc with your blood sugar levels, a new study contends. For the study, […]
February 20, 2018

Tobacco Kills, No Matter How It's Smoked: Study

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Smokers who think cigars or pipes are somehow safer than cigarettes may want to think again, new research indicates. […]
February 19, 2018

Family History of Breast Cancer Matters, Even for Older Women

MONDAY, Feb. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women with a family history of breast cancer remain at higher risk for breast cancer even after age 65, […]
February 19, 2018

Obesity Might Cause Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the Young

MONDAY, Feb. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity and high blood pressure may play a much greater role in sudden cardiac arrest among young people than […]
February 18, 2018

Lung Cancer One of Many Reasons Not to Smoke

SUNDAY, Feb. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You already know that smoking causes lung cancer. But tobacco use can lead to other major health problems, too, […]
February 15, 2018

1 in 10 Worldwide Gets Wound Infection After Abdominal Surgery

THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Globally, more than one in 10 patients develops a surgical-site infection after a gastrointestinal operation, a new study finds. […]
February 15, 2018

Another Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise In Mice

THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In what researchers call a first step toward personalized vaccines for a multitude of cancers, a vaccine made from […]
February 15, 2018

Here's to a Healthy Pregnancy

THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Take good prenatal care of yourself and not only will you have a healthier baby, you’ll also lower his […]