February 2, 2018

Just How Bad Is This Flu Season? Experts Weigh In

FRIDAY, Feb. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The United States is in the grip of a tough flu season, no doubt. It might seem as if […]
February 1, 2018

'Bug Bomb' Foggers Still Making People Sick

THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Improperly used “bug bombs” are making Americans sick — and improved labeling isn’t helping, government health officials say. Pesticide […]
February 1, 2018

Dieter's Weight Loss May Have 'Ripple Effect' on Partner

THURSDAY, Feb.1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’re determined to shed excess pounds, your partner may end up losing a few, too, new research shows. The […]
February 1, 2018

Fit Kids Have Healthier Lungs as Adults: Study

THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Yet another reason to get your child off the couch: Fit children have healthier lungs later, new research suggests. […]
February 1, 2018

Take a Stand on Getting Slimmer, Healthier

THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You may not want to sit down for this. New research finds the mere act of standing burns more […]
January 31, 2018

Cancer 'Vaccine' Rids Body of Multiple Cancer Types — in Mice

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Could a cancer “vaccine” fight more than one kind of malignancy? A new study in mice suggests it’s possible: […]
January 31, 2018

Cancer Survival Rates Vary Across the World

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Cancer survival rates are improving worldwide, but poorer countries are seeing less improvement than wealthier ones, a new study […]
January 30, 2018

Few Prescription Meds Have Dosing Guidelines for Obese Kids

TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity can change how prescription drugs work, but many medications used to treat children don’t say so on their […]
January 30, 2018

Brain 'Pacemaker' Might Help Slow Alzheimer's

TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Stimulating the brain with an implantable device may be safe — and possibly helpful — for some people with […]
January 30, 2018

Opioids Aren't America's Only Painkiller Problem

TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s a well-known crisis going on with opioid painkiller abuse, but new research reveals a sizeable chunk of Americans […]
January 30, 2018

Weight-Loss Surgery Alone Won't Keep the Pounds Off

TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you think your battle against obesity ends on the operating table, you’re mistaken. “Exercise and eating smaller portions […]
January 30, 2018

A Diet to Boost a Woman's Fertility?

TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Could the so-called Mediterranean diet boost success of infertility treatment involving in vitro fertilization? Maybe, a very small study […]