January 19, 2018

How to Fight the Flu This Season

FRIDAY, Jan. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The flu is causing widespread misery across the United States this winter, but the American Lung Association says there […]
January 18, 2018

Teens Eating Detergent 'Pods': Latest Web Fad Brings Big Dangers

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You’ve gotta be kidding me. That’s gotta be fake. That’s the understandable first reaction of many to the viral […]
January 18, 2018

'One-Stop' Blood Test for Cancer Shows Early Promise

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In an early step toward “one-stop” screening for cancer, researchers report they’ve developed a blood test that can detect […]
January 18, 2018

These Foods May Up Your Odds for Colon Cancer

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Chowing down on red meat, white bread and sugar-laden drinks might increase your long-term risk of colon cancer, a […]
January 18, 2018

Could a Blood Test Spot Early Stage Colon Cancer?

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A simple, cheap blood test to detect colon cancer — even in its early stages — appears highly effective […]
January 17, 2018

The Second Stage of Diet Resolutions

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The small changes you’ve made have added up to big weight loss results. Now, take a few minutes to […]
January 16, 2018

Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits Wane Over Time for Diabetics

TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In the relative short-run, weight-loss surgery helped obese people struggling with type 2 diabetes experience marked improvement in diabetes-related […]
January 16, 2018

Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later

TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s often said breast-feeding is best for babies, but new research suggests it also might have a significant long-term […]
January 16, 2018

Is Obesity Slowing Gains in U.S. Life Spans?

TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The death rate in the United States isn’t decreasing as it has in years past, and some experts blame […]
January 15, 2018

For Kids, Chronic Illness May Trigger Mental Health Issues

MONDAY, Jan. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When children learn they have a long-term illness, such as diabetes or epilepsy, they’re likely to suffer emotionally, too, […]
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 […]