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 […]
December 5, 2017

Insurance Ups the Odds of Beating Cancer

TUESDAY, Dec. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Your chances of surviving cancer may depend on the type of insurance you have. Researchers from the Cancer Prevention […]
December 5, 2017

7 Signs You'd Benefit From a Fitness Assessment

TUESDAY, Dec. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You might be excited to begin an exercise program for better health, but for some people, getting a fitness […]
December 4, 2017

Will CVS-Aetna Merger Mean Cheaper Health Care?

MONDAY, Dec. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) — U.S. consumers stand to benefit from CVS Health’s planned purchase of insurance giant Aetna, executives from the two corporations […]
December 4, 2017

Even Non-Heart Surgery May Harm Your Heart

MONDAY, Dec. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Older adults commonly suffer damage to heart cells during various types of surgery — even non-heart-related surgeries — and […]