December 11, 2018

Hospitalizations Rising Among the Homeless

TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — On any given night in America, more than 550,000 people are homeless, and they are being hospitalized in greater […]
December 11, 2018

Do Diabetics Really Need to Fast for Blood Tests?

TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fasting before a cholesterol blood test is just a nuisance for most people, but for those with diabetes, it […]
December 11, 2018

Insights Into Women and Stroke Risk

TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You might be surprised to learn that stroke is the number three killer of women. Women and men have […]
December 11, 2018

Nose Holds Clues to Baby's First Cold

TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When a baby starts sniffling and sneezing, the type of bacteria in their nose may predict how long the […]
December 11, 2018

Could You Be Short on Vitamin D?

TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You’d think vitamin deficiencies would be rare in the United States, but many people are running low on vitamin […]
December 11, 2018

How Puzzles, Games Might Help Your Aging Brain

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Those Sunday crossword puzzles may not prevent the aging brain from slowing down — but they might protect it […]
December 10, 2018

AHA: New Report Emphasizes Safety of Statins

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (American Heart Association) — The benefits of the cholesterol-lowering medicines called statins far outweigh any risk of side effects, according to a […]
December 10, 2018

Electronic Health Records Bogging Docs Down

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Electronic health records are supposed to help doctors, but stress from using them may lead to burnout — and […]
December 10, 2018

Have Heart Failure? Flu Shot May Save Your Life

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have heart failure, a flu shot can truly be a lifesaver, researchers report. A study of patients […]
December 10, 2018

To Track Carbs, Tap Into the Glycemic Index … and Its Cousin

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Rather than just counting carbs, you might want to get familiar with the glycemic index and the glycemic load, […]
December 7, 2018

More Illnesses From Tainted Romaine Lettuce Reported

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nine more people have been sickened by E. coli in an outbreak involving romaine lettuce grown in parts of […]
December 7, 2018

AHA: A Black Filmmaker's Look at the Heart (Health) of Her Community

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Jasmine Johnson has become reacquainted with the South Dallas neighborhood where she grew up. Much is familiar, but […]