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August 15, 2018

AHA: Wildfire Smoke Threatens Health of Those Near and Far

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 (American Heart Association) — More than 100 wildfires are blazing through parts of the western United States, including one in California that […]
August 14, 2018

Sleep Deprivation May Play Role in 'Global Loneliness Epidemic'

TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Sleep problems can play havoc with your social life, a new study suggests. A series of experiments revealed sleep-deprived […]
August 14, 2018

Vaping Shuts Off Immune-Fighting Cells in the Lungs, Lab Study Finds

TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — E-cigarettes have been touted as a safer alternative to smoking, but the vapor they create might harm lung tissue […]
August 13, 2018

Lack of Exercise Can Boost Cancer Risk

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Few Americans know that inactivity can increase the risk of colon, breast and other types of cancer, a new […]
August 13, 2018

Lung Cancer Screening's Downside Not Discussed Enough

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The potential risks of lung cancer screening are often left out when doctors and patients discuss the issue, a […]
August 13, 2018

No Link Between Tdap Vaccine, Autism: Study

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Children born to women who got the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy have no greater risk of autism than other […]
August 10, 2018

Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD

FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than 4 in 10 women with asthma developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heavy smoking and obesity […]
August 9, 2018

New Dads Can Get the Baby Blues, Too

THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Postpartum depression isn’t limited to moms. Rates of depression among new fathers are similar to those among new mothers, […]
August 8, 2018

For Seniors, Getting Physical Protects the Heart

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’re in your early 60s, becoming more active may reduce your risk of heart disease, researchers report. That’s […]