Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Aspirin as Good a Clot Buster as Pricey Drugs After Joint Replacement
FDA Cracks Down on Kratom Products
'Burnout' Threatens More Than a Third of Doctors
If the Eyes Don't Coordinate, Reading -- and Grades -- May Suffer
Some Pain Patients Can Cut Opioid Dose and Still Get Relief
Blacks May Face Higher Stroke Risk From AFib
Skipping the Gym, Ladies? Try the Stairs
Drug That Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Won't Help 'Regular' Arthritis
Home Routines Can Boost a Child's Readiness for School
For Older Men, Even Light Exercise Helps
Health Highlights: Feb. 21, 2018
Health Tip: Prepare Shredded Meat in a Slow Cooker
Health Tip: Understanding Palliative Care
Even Hidden Flu May Trigger Trouble After Heart Surgery
Guns Still Found in Homes With Unstable Kids
Mouse Study Another Step Toward 'Heroin Vaccine'
Could Hackers Target Heart Devices?
Herbal Drug Kratom Linked to Salmonella Illnesses, CDC Says
Low-Fat Diet vs. Low-Carb: And the Winner Is …
Rotating Night Shifts a Path to Diabetes, Study Suggests
Newer Breast MRI May Be More Accurate and Easier
'Grey's Anatomy' Not Much Like a Real ER
Facial Cancer Decimating Tasmanian Devil Population
Flu Shot During Pregnancy Poses No Harm to Baby
Tobacco Kills, No Matter How It's Smoked: Study
Fatal Opioid ODs Drop for People Treated While Jailed
How to Maintain That Weight Loss
Health Highlights: Feb. 20, 2018
Health Tip: Do You Need a Tetanus Shot?
Health Tip: Understanding Tonsillitis
Family History of Breast Cancer Matters, Even for Older Women
Obesity Might Cause Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the Young
Many Parents in the Dark on When Kids Should First See a Dentist
Protecting Your Electronic Health Records
Health Tip: Comparing Soap and Other Body Cleansers
Health Tip: Protect Baby from Whooping Cough
Lung Cancer One of Many Reasons Not to Smoke
Stroke May Not Mean Language Loss for Newborns
Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing
Pets Good Medicine for Those Battling Mental Ills
Sibling Bullying Could Have Mental Health Effects
How to Put Mass Shooting Tragedies in Perspective for Kids
Fentanyl Test Strips May Help Stem OD Deaths
After Another Shooting Tragedy, 'Stop the Bleed' Kits Urged for Schools
Dad Can Pass on Ovarian Cancer Genes, Too
How to Spare Family and Coworkers Your Flu Misery
Kids Who Need Sickle Cell Meds Don't Always Get Them
Hey Runners, Be Sure to Choose the Right Shoes
Health Highlights: Feb. 16, 2018
Health Tip: Manage Stress
Health Tip: Ski and Snowboard Safely With Your Kids
CDC Says Flu Vaccine Just 25 Percent Effective Against Leading Strain
Could a Blood Thinner Actually Raise Stroke Risk for Some?
Household Products May Pollute the Air as Much as Your Car Does: Study
When One Teen Vapes, Others Often Follow
1 in 10 Worldwide Gets Wound Infection After Abdominal Surgery
Another Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise In Mice
Researchers Probe Mystery of Illnesses in U.S. Cuba Embassy Personnel
Short as a Child, Stroke Risk as an Adult?
Your Tax Dollars Fund Research on Hundreds of New Meds
Obesity May Give Men With Melanoma a Survival Advantage
Booze Beats Pot at Being Unhealthy: Oregon Poll
Here's to a Healthy Pregnancy
Health Highlights: Feb. 15, 2018
Health Tip: Balance Moves for Older Adults
Health Tip: When Arthritis Strikes Your Feet
Highly Processed Foods Tied to Higher Cancer Risk
FDA Approves Drug to Help Curb a Tough-to-Treat Prostate Cancer
It's Not Your Imagination: You're Hungrier After Losing Weight
FDA Approves First Blood Test to Detect Concussions
More Wild Weather to Come If Climate Change Goals Not Met
One Hidden Culprit Behind Weight Gain: Fruit Juice
Obamacare Helped More Young Women Get Prenatal Care: Study
Shedding Pounds Before Weight-Loss Surgery a Smart Move
Parents Find Kids' Weight Report Cards Hard to Swallow
Drug Might Be Safer Alternative to Ease Dementia Psychosis
Money Can Buy You Happiness, But Only So Much
Therapy Reverses Alzheimer's Brain Plaque Buildup -- in Mice
Does Your Valentine Have a Roving Eye? Watch Out
Asthma Doesn't Have to Ruin Your Valentine's Day
Food Allergies: To Test or Not to Test
Being a Single Dad Can Take a Big Toll on Health
First Blood Test to Evaluate Potential Concussions Approved
New Treatment Approved for Prostate Cancer That Resists Hormone Therapy
Health Highlights: Feb. 14, 2018
Health Tip:Living with Pulmonary Fibrosis
Health Tip: Sleep's Effects on Diabetes
Do Common Household Chemicals Affect Your Weight?
Therapy Helps Those With Autism Navigate Adulthood
Vaccines Can Stem Poverty, Not Just Disease, Study Suggests
Many Patients Know Too Little About Their MRI, CT Scans: Study
Depression Common in U.S., Women Hit Hardest
Widely Used COPD Meds Tied to Increased Fracture Risk
Ovarian Cancer Screening Still Ineffective, Not Recommended: Panel
Want to Keep the Weight Off? Eat More Slowly
Kidney Stones on the Rise Among Women
The Right Way to Weigh Yourself
Health Highlights: Feb. 13, 2018
Health Tip :Preparing for Surgery
Health Tip: Heart Disease Risk Factors You Can Control
No Proof At-Home 'Cranial Stimulation' Eases Depression
Ick! Oregon Woman Is First-Ever Case of Human 'Eye Worm'
Another Downside to Opioid Use: Pneumonia?
Unsafe Water Found in Faucets Across the U.S.
Valentine's Day Coping Tips When Loved One Is Gone
Think Extermination Ends Your Bedbug Woes? Think Again
Driving May Be Risky Business on 4/20 Pot Holiday
Babies Face Higher SIDS Risk in Certain States
Preemies Get a Slow Start on Friendships
Shining a Deadly New Light on Airborne Flu Virus
Who Gets Unneeded Antibiotics Most Often?
Heart Defects May Raise Odds for Dementia
Keeping in Touch With Your Kids in College
Health Highlights: Feb. 12, 2018
Health Tip: Online Pharmacies You Should Avoid
Health Tip: Prevent Exposure to Lead
The Purrfect Diet for Your Fat Cat
It May Be Winter, But Keep That Sunscreen Handy
A Bad Flu Season Keeps Getting Worse
Pain of Acne More Than Skin Deep
Don't Count on an American to Do CPR
Fidget Spinners May Be Dangerous in the Wrong Hands
Head Injuries Hit 1 in 14 Kids, CDC Reports
You, Too, Can Eat Like an Olympian
Make a Bucket List -- Then Share It With Your Doc
Hey Kids, Just Say No to Energy Drinks
Making Food Less Important in Your Life
Health Highlights: Feb. 9, 2018
Health Tip: Controlling Pinkeye
Health Tip: Signs You Need Rotator Cuff Surgery
Two Drugs Offer Hope Against a Tough-to-Treat Prostate Cancer
Most Say Health Workers Shouldn't Refuse Care on Moral Grounds: Poll
Low Blood Sodium Tied to Impaired Thinking in Older Men
More Norovirus Infections at Olympics in South Korea
FDA Says U.S. Will Now Produce Critical MRI Component
Many With Depression Delay, Avoid Treatment
Autism, Bipolar and Schizophrenia Share Genetic Similarities
Women Fare Worse Than Men After a Stroke
MS Drug Poses Hard Choices for Women Wanting Children
Sleepy Drivers May Be Causing More Crashes Than Thought
Are Germs Falling From the Sky?
Women Who Are Most at Risk of Stroke
Picking a New Primary Care Doctor
Health Highlights: Feb. 8, 2018
Youth Violence in U.S. Declines -- but the War's Not Over
Health Tip: Handle a Child's Traumatic Stress
Health Tip: Use Contact Lenses Safely
It's a Century Since the 1918 Flu Pandemic - Could It Happen Again?
Long-Term Opioid Use Down Among U.S. Vets: Study
Did Robin Williams' Suicide Spur 'Copycat' Acts?
Cancer-Causing HPV Can Hide in the Throat
Your Attitude About Aging Might Affect Odds for Dementia
Impotence Among Heart Patients Not the Fault of Meds, Study Finds
Herbal Drug Kratom Contains Opioids, FDA Says
Looking to Bats for Clues to Longevity
Fewer Americans Are Getting Herpes
Uber, Lyft Rides May Not Help Boost Doc Visits for Poorer Patients
Defibrillators May Not Help Kidney Patients With Bad Hearts
Exergaming: Workouts That Work for All Ages
Health Highlights: Feb. 7, 2018
Health Tip: Sleep Better
Health Tip: Symptoms of Iron-Deficiency Anemia
Asthma Attacks on the Decline Among U.S. Kids
Do Over-the-Counter Painkillers Alter Emotions, Reasoning?
Losing Weight Eases Obesity-Related Pain. But How Much Is Enough?
Crash Diets Might Derail Your Heart Health
As Newborn Syphilis Cases Rise, Maternal Screening Urged
Fetal Alcohol Cases More Common Than Thought: Study
'Hole in Heart' Defect May Raise Stroke Risk After Surgery
A Hidden Source of 'Superbugs' in Hospitals?
Kids Can Roll Up Their Sleeves -- Again -- for Mumps Protection
Going for a Walk Not So Easy for Many Pugs
Easing Your Child's Asthma
Health Highlights: Feb. 6, 2018
Health Tip: Common Signs of Sinusitis
Health Tip: Quiet Your Cough