February 28, 2018

This Body Shape Can Raise Women's Heart Attack Risk

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Excess belly weight — a so-called apple shape — raises a woman’s risk for heart attack even more than […]
February 27, 2018

Varicose Veins Tied to Higher Odds for Blood Clots

TUESDAY, Feb. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Those tangled blue varicose veins that can pop up on your legs as you age may be more than […]
February 26, 2018

Breast Cancer Radiation Not as Bad as Many Fear

MONDAY, Feb. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many breast cancer patients say they’ve heard scary stories about radiation therapy, but their actual experience is usually better, […]
February 26, 2018

Female Hormones May Play Part in Asthma

MONDAY, Feb. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There may be a link between asthma in women and changes in levels of female hormones such as estrogen […]
February 24, 2018

Summer Camp Tips for Kids With Asthma, Allergies

SATURDAY, Feb. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your children may already be looking forward to summer camp. But when it comes to kids with asthma or […]
February 23, 2018

The Sooner Type 2 Diabetes Arrives, the Worse for Your Heart

FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A type 2 diabetes diagnosis that comes early in life carries a deadly load of health risks, new research […]
February 22, 2018

Too Much TV Could Boost Your Odds for a Blood Clot

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Hours spent binge-watching that hot new series might feel great, but it’s doing no favors for your blood vessels, […]
February 22, 2018

New Version of Nasal Flu Vaccine to Return for Next Season

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors can offer patients a new version of the nasal spray flu vaccine FluMist next winter, a U.S. government […]
February 22, 2018

Take Early Clinical Trials With a Grain of Salt

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than one-third of early clinical trials exaggerate positive findings and may give patients false hope, a new study […]
February 22, 2018

Heavy Drinkers Put Themselves at Risk for Dementia

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The ills that are linked to heavy drinking now include dementia, a new study warns. Researchers analyzed data from […]
February 21, 2018

Aspirin as Good a Clot Buster as Pricey Drugs After Joint Replacement

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Good old aspirin is just as effective as newer, expensive drugs at preventing blood clots after hip or knee […]
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 […]