January 12, 2018

Asthma in America Carries $82 Billion Price Tag

FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The economic cost of asthma in the United States is nearly $82 billion a year, federal health officials report. […]
January 11, 2018

As CHIP Money Runs Out, Millions of U.S. Kids May Lose Health Care

THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Time is running out for millions of American kids covered by the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Stopgap funding […]
January 11, 2018

Serena Williams Shares Childbirth Ordeal

THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Though Serena Williams commands the tennis court with ease when she plays, life-threatening complications following the birth of her […]
January 11, 2018

Having Too Little of This Nutrient Could Harm a Woman's Fertility

THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nearly half of U.S. women have at least a mild deficiency in the nutrient iodine, and new research suggests […]
January 11, 2018

'Bone Cement': A Non-Surgical Option for Painful Joints?

THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Injecting a calcium-based cement into the bones of some people with knee or hip pain could help them avoid […]
January 10, 2018

Those With 'Obesity Genes' May Gain Most From Healthy Eating

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Though healthy eating is good for everyone, those who have genes that put them at high risk for obesity […]
January 10, 2018

Surgery or Antibiotics for Appendicitis? Here's What Patients Chose

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Even though appendicitis often resolves with the use of antibiotics, the overwhelming majority of Americans would opt for surgery […]
January 10, 2018

Many Lung Cancer Patients Aren't Getting Best Treatment: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Chemotherapy and radiation are the standard of care for small-cell lung cancer that hasn’t spread to other parts of […]
January 9, 2018

Vitamin D Supplements May Make Arteries Healthier

TUESDAY, Jan. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — High doses of vitamin D seem to keep arteries more flexible and pliable, potentially warding off future heart disease, […]
January 9, 2018

Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.

TUESDAY, Jan. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Americans are being hit with one of the worst flu seasons in years, with misery now widespread across 46 […]
January 9, 2018

Life in Poor Neighborhoods Is Hard on the Heart

TUESDAY, Jan. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Where you live could influence how likely you are to develop heart failure, a new U.S. study suggests. In […]
January 9, 2018

Blood Banks Need January Donors

TUESDAY, Jan. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Want to make a difference right now? Consider donating some blood. That’s the suggestion of experts from Penn State […]