National Health News

April 24, 2018

Medical Marijuana May Not Help Your Sleep Apnea: Experts

TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Medical marijuana shouldn’t be used to treat sleep apnea, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine says in a new […]
April 24, 2018

Kids Are Naturally as Fit as an 'Iron Man'

TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Confirming what many exhausted parents likely already know, scientists say a typical young boy is a sort of super […]
April 23, 2018

AHA: New Rules on Saving Kids Stricken With Cardiac Arrest

MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Saving a child with heart disease whose heart has stopped requires a different approach than reviving a child […]
April 23, 2018

Positioning During Cancer Radiation May Be Key to Heart Risks

MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have lung or throat cancer, exactly how you are positioned during your radiation treatments may alter your […]
April 21, 2018

Got Asthma? Avoid Allergens

SATURDAY, April 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have asthma, it may help to reduce your exposure to allergens. Previous research has shown that roughly […]
April 20, 2018

AHA: Infections Could Trigger Stroke in Pregnant Women During Delivery

FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Pregnant women who have an infection when they enter the hospital for delivery might be at higher risk […]
April 20, 2018

A Big Belly Bad for Your Heart

FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Even if you’re not obese, too much belly fat could harm your ticker, researchers report. “People with a normal […]
April 20, 2018

Addictive Opioids Still Overprescribed After Surgery: Study

THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors continue to prescribe far too many opioid painkillers to patients following surgery, a new study indicates. In fact, […]
April 19, 2018

Gene Change May Have Helped Indonesia's Deep-Sea Divers

THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For members of an Indonesian group known as the Bajau, the ability to dive deeply for long periods of […]