October 15, 2018

Michael's Lingering Threat: Mold

MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In the flooding and devastation left by Hurricane Michael, Americans faced with the clean-up are facing a new health […]
October 12, 2018

Add Asthma to List of Possible Causes of Childhood Obesity

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Children with asthma are at increased risk for childhood obesity, a new study suggests. Obesity is widely regarded as […]
October 12, 2018

Vaccines Are Critical If You Have Diabetes

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have diabetes, you need all recommended vaccinations, the American Association of Diabetes Educators says. Diabetes reduces the […]
October 12, 2018

Discharge Day Won't Affect Heart Surgery Outcome: Study

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Contrary to popular belief, heart surgery patients who leave the hospital on a weekend or holiday do not have […]
October 12, 2018

Do Dimmer Days in Pregnancy Raise Postpartum Depression Risk?

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women whose final stages of pregnancy occur during the short, dark days of winter may be at increased risk […]
October 11, 2018

Diabetes Drug Might Help Shield the Heart From Smog's Ill Effects

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The diabetes drug metformin may offer protection from heart attacks caused by smog, preliminary research suggests. Working with human […]
October 11, 2018

Flu Shot in Pregnancy Lowers Risk of Flu Hospitalization

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The flu shot reduces a pregnant woman’s risk of hospitalization for flu by 40 percent, new research shows. “Expecting […]
October 11, 2018

Flooding a Major Health Danger as Michael's Fury Continues

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Images of the destruction wrought by Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle are gripping the nation. And with massive […]
October 11, 2018

AHA: Boy With Heart Defects Thrives After 'Time Bomb' Delivery

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (American Heart Association) — During the last few months of her pregnancy, Lisa Livesay closed the door to the nursery she and […]