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January 15, 2019

Simple Treatments to Banish Winter Blues

TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The gray days of winter bring many people down, but a few simple steps can pep you up, an […]
January 15, 2019

Vaccine, Screening Can Prevent Cervical Cancer Deaths

TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — About 4,000 women in the United States die from cervical cancer each year — even though there’s a preventive […]
January 15, 2019

Type 2 Diabetes Before 40 Tied to Mental Illness Hospitalizations

TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — People who develop type 2 diabetes before they turn 40 are twice as likely to be hospitalized for mental […]
January 15, 2019

Junk Food Ads Target Minority Kids: Study

TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Nearly all TV food ads aimed at Hispanic and black children in the United States are for unhealthy products, […]
January 15, 2019

Want to Live Longer? Just Sit a Bit Less Each Day

TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Take a stand for a longer life. Researchers say even a few extra minutes off the sofa each day […]
January 14, 2019

1-800-662-HELP: Too Few Opioid Users Aware of Lifesaving Helpline

MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans are living with drug addiction, but a free, national hotline that offers help is underused because […]
January 14, 2019

Vaccines: Not Just for Kids

MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you have children, you know how important it is to keep up with their immunization schedule. But getting […]
January 11, 2019

Daily Vitamin D Could Be a Lifesaver for Some COPD Patients

FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Deadly lung attacks may be averted in some COPD patients with a daily dose of vitamin D, new research […]
January 10, 2019

More Proof High-Fiber Diets Help Prevent Cancers, Heart Disease

THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A large, new analysis helps confirm that eating lots of grains, vegetables and fruit lowers your risk of dying […]
January 10, 2019

Prescription Opioids May Raise Pneumonia Risk

THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — People who take prescription opioid painkillers are at increased risk for pneumonia, especially those with HIV, a new study […]
January 10, 2019

Common Heart, Diabetes Meds May Help Ease Mental Illness

THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A new study is raising the question of whether certain cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes drugs could help manage […]
January 10, 2019

AHA: Breastfeeding May Help a Mom's Heart

THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (American Heart Association) — Studies have long touted the benefits of breastfeeding for infants, including stronger immune systems and lower risk for […]