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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 […]
December 11, 2018

Hospital Discharge at Christmastime May Not Be a Gift for Some

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — No one wants to spend the holidays in a hospital bed, but heading home might not be a good […]
December 10, 2018

AHA: New Report Emphasizes Safety of Statins

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (American Heart Association) — The benefits of the cholesterol-lowering medicines called statins far outweigh any risk of side effects, according to a […]
December 10, 2018

AHA: Sleep Apnea May Double Odds for High Blood Pressure in Blacks

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Black adults with high blood pressure that defies standard prescription treatments might want to get screened for sleep […]
December 10, 2018

Have Heart Failure? Flu Shot May Save Your Life

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have heart failure, a flu shot can truly be a lifesaver, researchers report. A study of patients […]
December 10, 2018

Sleep, Don't Cram, Before Finals for Better Grades

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s a college tradition to pull “all-nighters” during final exams. But students may get better grades if they simply […]
December 7, 2018

Too Much Salt Might Help Spur A-Fib

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A high-salt diet could raise your risk for a common heart rhythm disorder, new research suggests. Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) […]
December 7, 2018

Incontinence Drug May Cut Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Hot flashes, a common curse in menopause, can be especially bothersome after breast cancer. But a new study suggests […]
December 6, 2018

Millions of Americans Still Breathing Secondhand Smoke: Report

THURSDAY, Dec. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Despite three decades of declines in secondhand smoke exposure, 58 million Americans — children included — are still breathing […]