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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Drones Could Deliver Vaccines in Developing Countries
Contaminated Gloves a No-No in Hospitals
New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis
3,300 Heat Deaths a Year Projected for NYC by 2080
Why Some Bisexuals Won't 'Come Out'
Flint's Lead-Contamination Crisis 'Entirely Preventable'
Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment
Five New Genes Linked to Colon Cancer
Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death
DNA Tests May Spot Brain Infections
Opioid Update: Painkiller Misuse in U.S. Doubled in Decade
Many Could Face Steep Rise in Obamacare Premiums for 2017
Health Highlights: June 24, 2016
Health Tip: Coping With Scalp Psoriasis
Health Tip: Skip Traditional Barbequed Food
Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks
Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk
Keep Safe When Temperatures Soar
Drug Monitoring Programs Do Curb Overdose Deaths: Study
Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says
Fiber: The Rx for Disease-Free Aging
Dallas Confirms 10 Zika Cases in Pregnant Women
Sprained Ankle Could Pose Longer-Term Harms to Health
Guidelines Stop Heat Stroke Deaths in High School Athletes
Dengue Virus May Bolster Zika's Attack
CDC Panel Says FluMist Nasal Flu Vaccine Ineffective
U.K. Case of Throat Gonorrhea Resists Antibiotics
Scans May Spare Some Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients From Chemo
Health Highlights: June 23, 2016
Health Tip: Is Your Snack Fueling Drowsiness?
Health Tip: Keep Pushing Through Your Workout
Abortion Rates Rising in Zika-Affected Countries, Study Shows
Zika Can Also Strike Eyes of Adults: Report
Doing This at Bedtime Could Temporarily Rob Your Sight
Tighter Opioid Laws in U.S. Haven't Eased Misuse
Heart Attack Help? There's an App for That
Women Get Worse Cardiac Arrest Care Than Men: Study
Hair Removal for a Beach-Ready Body? Do It Safely
Patient Positioning Might Hamper Accuracy of Breast MRI
Australia's Gun Laws Silence Mass Shooters
A Little Guidance Is Key to Getting That Cancer Screen
Irregular Heartbeat More Deadly in Blacks: Study
Alternative Medicine Taking Hold Among Americans: Report
Behavior Woes Hamper Boys More Than Girls in School: Study
Many Male Docs May Overlook Female Heart Risks: Study
Health Highlights: June 22, 2016
Health Tip: Don't Overeat at Restaurants
Health Tip: Get Checked for High Blood Pressure
Another Potential Use for Statins?
Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health
Blood Test May Rule Out Too Many Donor Hearts
Most Americans Are Eating Better
Fertility Treatments Not Linked to Twins' Birth Defects
Nearly 10 Million Americans Are Severely Nearsighted
Zika's Delivery Via Mosquito Bite May Boost Its Effect
'Love Hormone' Gene May Be Key to Social Life
Exercise May Help Thwart Ovarian Cancer
More Evidence Obamacare Is Lowering Numbers of Uninsured
Do Too Many Lung Cancer Patients Miss Out on Surgery?
Health Highlights: June 21, 2016
Health Tip: Exercising During Pregnancy
Health Tip: Eat Mindfully to Help Shed Pounds
Brain Tumors More Common in Better Educated, Wealthier Folks: Study
Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study
Are Commercial Brain-Training Programs Worth It?
Many Seniors Saying No to Retirement
Job Hunting? Maybe a Therapist Can Help
Aspirin Often Wrongly Prescribed for Atrial Fibrillation
Can Drugmakers Buy Doctors' Loyalty With Cheap Meals?
Dos & Don'ts for Easy Splinter Removal
Experimental Genital Herpes Drug Shows Promise
Poor Sleep May Worsen Thinking Problems in MS Patients
Parkinson's Rates Rising Among American Men
Almost 2 Million U.S. Kids Get Concussions a Year: Study
No Amount of Lead Is Safe for Kids
Health Highlights: June 20, 2016
Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe in a Bounce House
Health Tip: Protect Your Feet
Report Faulty Tobacco Products to FDA
How to Prevent Painful Swimmer's Ear
Zika Spreading Rapidly Through Puerto Rico: CDC
Obamacare Premiums Primed to Spike in 2017
Better Care Could Cut Deaths From Trauma by 20 Percent: Report
Scientists Explore Possible Way to Stop Zika in Its Tracks
Sleep Loses Out for Many Hooked on Video Games
Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics
Depression Plagues Many With COPD
Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport
Aging May Blunt Some of Exercise's Benefits
Folic Acid Now Added to Corn Masa Flour: FDA
Time Zone Changes Give Edge to Athletes From West
Health Highlights: June 17, 2016
Health Tip: Identifying Problem Eating
Health Tip: Osteoporosis Shouldn't Be Ignored
CDC Reports Six Cases of Birth Defects Caused by Zika
Painkiller That Killed Prince Part of Dangerous Wave of New Synthetic Drugs
Single Working Moms Carry a Heart Burden
Boost Minimum Wage and Babies Benefit: Study
Doctors' Group Backs Later School Start Times
1 in 13 Young Adults in U.S. Considered Suicide in Past Year
Caffeine's Jolt Can Sometimes Be Short-Lived
Middle-Aged More Often Diagnosed With Late-Stage Lung Cancer
Extensive Surgery Best for an Aggressive Brain Cancer: Study
Teen Obesity May Mean Liver Disease Later
A New Antibiotic to the Rescue?
Want New Knowledge to Stick? Head Straight to a Workout
Health Highlights: June 16, 2016
Health Tip: Use Safety Belts Properly on Kids
Health Tip: Are You Losing Your Vision?
Expert Panel Reaffirms Need for Colon Cancer Screen Beginning at Age 50
Timing of Zika Infection in Pregnancy May Be Key to Birth Defect Risk
For Better Heart Care, Get a Pharmacist on Your Team
Skin Cancer Check? Do Some Sole-Searching
Novel Brain Cancer Treatment Taps Into Sound Waves
Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans
Just 6 Percent of Chest Pain Cases in ER Are Life-Threatening: Study
Easing Your Child's Allergies
Baby Your Baby With Sunscreen
Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty
Antibiotics, Formula Feeding Might Change Baby's 'Microbiome'
Pet Turtles Continue to Spread Salmonella
Indoor Pollution From Fuels May Threaten Heart
Stem Cell Transplant Can Help HIV Patients Battling Lymphoma: Study
Health Highlights: June 15, 2016
Health Tip: Keep Bedtime Back Pain at Bay
Health Tip: Exercising for Seniors
Gun Injuries More Often Fatal Now, Study Finds
Lift Ban on CDC Research Into Gun Violence, Doctors' Group Says
5 Diet Drugs: Which Ones Work?
Breast-Feeding a Boon to Preemies' Hearts: Study
Opioid Painkillers Raise Deadly Heart Risks for Some: Study
FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Device
Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes?
Shouting? The 'Silent Treatment'? How Spouses Argue Linked to Physical Ills
Impotence Drugs Won't Raise Melanoma Risk, Study Suggests
Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study
Brains of Teens With Type 2 Diabetes May Have Gray Matter Differences
Got a Spare 15 Minutes? A Little Exercise May Boost Life Span
Zika Could Spread in Southern Europe This Summer
Mixed News on Drinking and Heart Health
Health Highlights: June 14, 2016
Health Tip: Coping With Itchy Skin
Health Tip: Use a Cleaner Toothbrush
Could Eating More Whole Grains Help You Live Longer?
Clashes at Nursing Homes Not Uncommon
Patients Often Prescribed Extra Painkillers, Many Share Them
Fewer Injured Workers Getting Opioid Prescriptions in Some States
Obama's 3-Pronged Effort to Speed Organ Transplants
Antibiotics May Blunt Breast-Feeding's Benefits
E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking for Teens: Study
Kids Gain From More 'Dad Time'
Childhood Sleep Guidelines Vary by Age
Spikes in Blood Pressure Don't Always Need ER Care
HIV Infection Seems to Affect Nervous System
The Childhood Incidents That Increase Later Suicide Risk
Health Highlights: June 13, 2016
Health Tip: Take Steps to Stay Mentally Healthy
Health Tip: Sanitize Your Kitchen Sponge
Don't Get Caught Without Your Sunscreen
Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease a Dangerous Combo
Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps Fight Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability