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 […]
December 15, 2017

Excess Weight May Raise Rosacea Risk

FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The skin disorder rosacea should be added to the list of chronic diseases linked to obesity, researchers report. Their […]
December 15, 2017

Mom-to-Be's High Blood Sugar May Raise Baby's Odds for Heart Defects

FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It’s long been known that diabetes in pregnancy raises the odds for congenital heart defects. But new research shows […]
December 15, 2017

Could a Hot Cup of Tea Preserve Your Vision?

THURSDAY, Dec. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A spot of hot tea in the afternoon might help you save your sight, new research suggests. The study […]
December 14, 2017

Zika Babies Facing Increasing Health Problems With Age

THURSDAY, Dec. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Most children born with brain abnormalities caused by the Zika virus are facing severe health and developmental challenges at […]
December 14, 2017

Race, Age Bias Common in U.S. Medical Care: Survey

THURSDAY, Dec. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 20 percent of older people who’ve sought care for chronic illness say they experienced discrimination in the U.S. […]
December 14, 2017

Insights Into Pain Relief From the Family That Can't Feel Pain

THURSDAY, Dec. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Six members of a family in Italy live a strangely pain-free life, and scientists want to know why. The […]
December 14, 2017

Rain May Not Cause Achy Joints After All

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Many people insist their joints ache more when it rains. But that popular notion might be all wet, a […]
December 13, 2017

Nearby Fracking Linked to Low Birth Weights

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Newborn babies face a greater risk of health problems if they live close to a “fracking” site, a new […]
December 12, 2017

Protecting Your Health From Wildfire Smoke

TUESDAY, Dec. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Fire and smoke from the wildfires raging in Southern California aren’t just destroying homes and lives, they’re a serious […]
December 12, 2017

Will 'AI' Be Part of Your Health-Care Team?

TUESDAY, Dec. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Artificial intelligence is assuming a greater role in many walks of life, with research suggesting it may even help […]
December 12, 2017

Postmenopausal Women Should Still Steer Clear of HRT: Task Force

TUESDAY, Dec. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Yet again, the nation’s leading authority on preventive medicine says postmenopausal women should avoid hormone replacement therapy (HRT). The […]