National Health News

January 11, 2019

Make Cancer Prevention a Priority in 2019

FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If one of your resolutions for 2019 is to improve your health, reducing your risk of cancer should be […]
January 11, 2019

U.S. Flu Cases Hit 7 Million Mark: CDC

FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The flu season is picking up steam, with about 7 million Americans having been struck by a strain of […]
January 11, 2019

Mom-to-Be's Flu Can Harm Her Unborn Baby

FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Pregnant women who get a flu shot protect not only themselves, but also their developing baby, health officials report. […]
January 11, 2019

When Calorie Counts Aren't on the Menu

FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Over the past few decades, the amount of food Americans eat away from home has increased from 18 percent […]
January 11, 2019

Daily Vitamin D Could Be a Lifesaver for Some COPD Patients

FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Deadly lung attacks may be averted in some COPD patients with a daily dose of vitamin D, new research […]
January 10, 2019

Even a Little Exercise May Help Cancer Patients Live Longer

THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Regular exercise before and after a cancer diagnosis significantly improves odds of survival, a new study finds. Among more […]
January 9, 2019

Cancer Patients May Face Greater Risk of Shingles

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Newly diagnosed cancer patients may be at increased risk for the painful skin condition shingles, a new study finds. […]
January 9, 2019

Sleep Patterns May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Poor sleep is common among Alzheimer’s patients, and researchers say they’re beginning to understand why. Scientists studied 119 people […]
January 9, 2019

At Risk for an Opioid OD? There's an App for That

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Drug users suffering an opioid overdose might soon have access to an unusual lifeline — a smartphone app. University […]