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December 14, 2018

Crohn's, Colitis May Be Tied to Prostate Cancer

FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Men with inflammatory bowel disease have a significantly greater risk of prostate cancer, a new study finds. About 1 […]
December 14, 2018

Physical Therapy Can Help You Avoid Opioids When Joint Pain Strikes

FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People who get prompt physical therapy for pain in the knee, shoulder or lower back may have less need […]
December 14, 2018

AHA: Thyroid Problems Linked to Worsening Heart Failure

FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (American Heart Association) — The thyroid is a tiny powerhouse. The gland, which is located at the base of the neck, releases […]
December 14, 2018

Could You Have Silent Gallstones?

FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As many as 20 million Americans have gallstones. Most don’t have any symptoms, but not all will escape a […]
December 14, 2018

Does Diabetes Damage Brain Health?

FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Diabetes has been tied to a number of complications such as kidney disease, but new research has found that […]
December 13, 2018

California Farm Implicated in Outbreak of E. coli Tied to Romaine Lettuce

THURSDAY, Dec. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Federal health investigators said Thursday that they’ve pinpointed at least one California farm implicated in the recent outbreak of […]
December 13, 2018

Coming Soon: A Tiny Robot You Swallow to Help You Stay Healthy

THURSDAY, Dec. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The future of medicine may be here: Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they’ve developed an ingestible […]
December 13, 2018

AHA: The Eyes Have It for High Blood Pressure Clues

THURSDAY, Dec. 13, 2018 (American Heart Association) — When Dr. William White shines a bright light in his patient’s eye, he’s looking for more than just […]
December 12, 2018

Extreme Dieting in Teens Often Intensifies in Adulthood

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Extreme dieting behaviors often begin in the teen years and worsen in adulthood, a new study finds. Unhealthy weight-control […]
December 12, 2018

Obesity to Blame for Almost 1 in 25 Cancers Worldwide

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Overweight and obesity accounted for nearly 4 percent of all cancers globally in 2012, and that rate is likely […]
December 12, 2018

'Easy Way Out'? Stigma May Keep Many From Weight Loss Surgery

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For many obese people, weight loss surgery can be a new lease on life, but too few who qualify […]
December 12, 2018

Eczema Can Drive People to Thoughts of Suicide: Study

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 28 million Americans are affected by the skin condition eczema, and for some it may become so chronic […]