National Health News

October 11, 2018

Here's Another Good Reason to Not Pick Your Nose

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your Mom told you not to do it, and new research confirms that nose-picking isn’t healthy for you or […]
October 10, 2018

Major Childbirth Complications More Likely for Black Women

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Black women have the highest risk of life-threatening birth complications in the United States, a new study finds. Compared […]
October 10, 2018

AHA: The Study and Town That Changed the Health of a Generation

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 (American Heart Association) — It’s been 70 years since a small, middle-class community 23 miles west of Boston became the linchpin in […]
October 10, 2018

Smoggy Air Tied to Higher Odds for Mouth Cancers

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Living in urban areas with heavy air pollution could increase your risk for mouth cancer, a new study says. […]
October 9, 2018

Don't Overlook Heart Care After Cancer Diagnosis

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Patients with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation are less likely to see a cardiologist or fill prescriptions for […]
October 9, 2018

Putting Faith in Blood Pressure Control for Black Patients

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For black Americans striving for lower blood pressure, churches may provide the answer to their prayers. “African-Americans have a […]
October 5, 2018

Drowsy Driving as Risky as Drunk Driving

FRIDAY, Oct. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Getting too little sleep at night? If so, your odds for a car crash are rising, new research suggests. […]
October 5, 2018

'Broken Heart Syndrome' Warrants Careful Monitoring

FRIDAY, Oct. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s not a heart attack, but so-called “broken heart syndrome” still puts patients at high risk for hospital readmission […]
October 4, 2018

Can a 'Noah's Ark' of Microbes Save the World's Health?

THURSDAY, Oct. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — To safeguard human health in the future, researchers envision creation of a “Noah’s Ark” of beneficial human microbes. The […]