National Health News

December 16, 2018

Don't Let Holiday Season Stress Worsen Your Allergies, Asthma

SUNDAY, Dec. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Reducing stress could cut your risk of allergy and asthma symptoms during the holidays. “Studies show stress can cause […]
December 15, 2018

Save Your Skin From the Ravages of Cold Weather

SATURDAY, Dec. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Winter can be hard on your skin, but you can take steps to keep it soft and supple, dermatologists […]
December 14, 2018

A Family Tragedy Highlights Carbon Monoxide Danger

FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It was a chilly morning in Louisville, so Juvenal Garcia Mora warmed up the car inside the garage before […]
December 14, 2018

U.S. Flu Activity Low Right Now, but Rising: CDC

FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Flu season is getting off to a slow but steady start, a U.S. health official said Friday. As of […]
December 12, 2018

More Sleep in Seattle: Later Start to School Brings Kids Better Grades

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Would delaying the start of school help sleep-deprived teens get more of the shut-eye they need? Yes, suggests a […]
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 […]
December 12, 2018

Just How Clean Is That Stethoscope?

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For doctors and nurses in hospitals, hand-washing between patients is a must. But what about their stethoscopes? A new […]
December 11, 2018

When Heart Attack Strikes, Women Often Hesitate to Call for Help

TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women often delay calling for emergency help when heart attack symptoms start, a new study finds. Researchers in Switzerland […]
December 11, 2018

How Puzzles, Games Might Help Your Aging Brain

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Those Sunday crossword puzzles may not prevent the aging brain from slowing down — but they might protect it […]