December 20, 2017

Heavy Particles in Smog Up Kids' Asthma Risk

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Children who inhale coarse particles — like dust, sand or even rubber emissions from tires — increase their chances […]
December 20, 2017

Overweight Kids Don't Have to Be Overweight Adults

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Overweight children often become obese adults, with attendant problems such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. But a new […]
December 19, 2017

Cancer Survivors Often Face Another Hurdle: Faster Aging

TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Treatments that help people beat cancer also can cause them to age prematurely and die sooner, Mayo Clinic researchers […]
December 19, 2017

Cervical Device May Help Lower Preemie Birth Risk

TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Women with a relatively short cervix are at higher risk of preterm delivery, but new research shows that a […]
December 19, 2017

Friendships May Be Your Defense Against Diabetes

TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You probably lean on your friends in tough times. Now, new research suggests your pals might even help you […]
December 19, 2017

Flu Shot Safe Even With an Egg Allergy

TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It’s safe for people with an egg allergy to get a flu shot, says a leading U.S. allergists’ group. […]
December 19, 2017

There's Still No Proven Way to Prevent Alzheimer's

MONDAY, Dec. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Medical science has failed to prove that any treatment, therapy or brain exercise can help prevent dementias such as […]
December 18, 2017

FDA Gets Tough With Homeopathic Medicines

MONDAY, Dec. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. government plans to crack down on unproven homeopathic remedies, particularly those that pose the greatest risk to […]
December 18, 2017

State Rules Affect Survival of Immigrants With Kidney Failure

MONDAY, Dec. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — How states treat undocumented immigrants with kidney failure affects their health — including, in some cases, whether they live […]
December 18, 2017

Childhood Trauma May Harm the Heart Decades Later

MONDAY, Dec. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Experiencing trauma as a child or teen apparently makes you more susceptible to heart disease. A new scientific statement […]
December 17, 2017

The Holidays Can Pose Hazards to Your Pet's Health

SUNDAY, Dec. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — While you revel in the decorations and good food of the holiday season, there are dangers lurking in the […]
December 15, 2017

Too Much Takeout Food Threatens Kids' Health

FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You can’t beat the convenience of ordering out, but a steady diet of takeout food could raise your child’s […]