December 11, 2017

Often, Opioid Abuse Becomes a Family Affair

MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Opioid addiction often starts in the family medicine cabinet, a new study warns. If someone is taking prescription opioids […]
December 11, 2017

Good News, Guys: Viagra Prices Start to Tumble Today

MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — In news that will delight men who’ve had difficulties in the bedroom, two generic versions of the erectile dysfunction […]
December 11, 2017

If Mom Has Rheumatoid Arthritis, Baby May Develop It, Too

MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Children born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk for the disease and other chronic health problems, […]
December 8, 2017

Moms' Soda Habit in Pregnancy May Boost Kids' Odds for Asthma

FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Kids are more likely to develop asthma if their moms chug sugary drinks during pregnancy, a new study suggests. […]
December 8, 2017

Just a Little Weight Loss May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It’s never too late for women to lose weight to lower their breast cancer risk, a new study suggests. […]
December 8, 2017

How Hospitals Can Go Green

FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Hospital operating rooms produce thousands of tons of greenhouse gases each year, but changing the type of anesthesia used […]
December 7, 2017

Have Eczema? No Need for Bleach Baths, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, Dec. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Bathing in water is just as effective for the treatment of eczema as bathing in a bleach solution, a […]
December 7, 2017

Ted Koppel's Fight to Make COPD Headline News

THURSDAY, Dec. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The doctor who diagnosed Grace Anne Koppel with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) didn’t pull any punches. She should […]
December 6, 2017

Patients OK With Fewer Opioids After Gallbladder Surgery

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Far fewer opioid painkillers are needed than thought for people who have their gallbladder removed, a new study suggests. […]
December 6, 2017

Smoggy Streets May Make Daily Walk a Health Hazard

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It’s common doctors’ advice to the elderly: Walk around the block each day to help stay fit. Trouble is, […]
December 5, 2017

Local Smoke-Free Laws Tied to Fewer Lung Cancer Cases

TUESDAY, Dec. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Communities with strong smoke-free workplace laws have lower lung cancer rates than those with no smoke-free laws, researchers report. […]
December 5, 2017

Checking Prices for Medical Procedures Online? Good Luck

TUESDAY, Dec. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The cards seem to be stacked against anyone who’d like to use the internet to become a smarter health […]