January 29, 2018

Memory Loss Hitting Some Fentanyl Abusers

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Using fentanyl or other opioids alongside other illicit drugs could trigger possibly permanent amnesia caused by brain damage, doctors […]
January 29, 2018

Fainting Rarely Tied to Blood Clot, Study Finds

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A fainting spell is rarely caused by a blood clot in the lungs, and usually doesn’t warrant extensive testing, […]
January 27, 2018

Death Brings Wisdom to Dying Patients

SATURDAY, Jan. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — With terminal illness comes newfound, and profound, wisdom, researchers report. They uncovered this silver lining of terminal illness as […]
January 26, 2018

Flu Season One of the Worst in a Decade: CDC

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — This flu season is shaping up as one of the nastiest in years, and it isn’t showing any signs […]
January 26, 2018

Could Smoggy Air Affect a Girl's Periods?

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The quality of the air she breathes might have an impact on a teen girl’s menstrual cycle, a new […]
January 26, 2018

Extra Body Fat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, No Matter Your Weight

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older women who carry some extra body fat may face a heightened risk of breast cancer — even if […]
January 26, 2018

Emergency Services Crews Often Unprepared for Diabetic Crises

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you call 911, you expect to get the medical services you need. But new research suggests that when […]
January 26, 2018

What Might Make Prostate Cancer's Return More Likely?

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity and other health problems may boost the chances of cancer returning after a man has his prostate removed, […]
January 25, 2018

Keep Working to Protect Your Brain After a Mild Stroke

THURSDAY, Jan. 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Work may be good medicine for the brains of people who suffer mild strokes, a new study out of […]
January 25, 2018

Sleepy U.S. Teens Are Running on Empty

THURSDAY, Jan. 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Most American teenagers are plagued by too little sleep, which can hurt their health and their school performance, federal […]
January 25, 2018

New Treatments Tackling Tough Lung Cancer

THURSDAY, Jan. 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Medical advances have led to “enormous” progress in treatments for the leading type of lung cancer, a new report […]
January 24, 2018

Many Stroke Survivors Don't Improve Health Habits

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — While you might think most people would try to change unhealthy behaviors after a major health scare like a […]