• Family, School Support May Help Stop Bullies By Web MD   -   Dec 10, 2018

    FAMILY, SCHOOL SUPPORT MAY HELP STOP BULLIES

    The stronger a student's reported positive family relationships, the more likely a student was to deem aggressive behaviors and retaliation...

  • Opioids Exact Another Toll on Newborns: Smaller Heads By Web MD   -   Dec 10, 2018

    OPIOIDS EXACT ANOTHER TOLL ON NEWBORNS: SMALLER HEADS

    Infants born addicted to opioids had significantly smaller head circumferences, researchers have found, potentially putting them at...

  • By Web MD   -   Dec 10, 2018

    ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS BOGGING DOCS DOWN

    Managing electronic health records is creating “technology-related stress” for physicians, and primary care doctors are most at risk,...

    Stress
  • Have Heart Failure? Flu Shot May Save Your Life By Web MD   -   Dec 10, 2018

    HAVE HEART FAILURE? FLU SHOT MAY SAVE YOUR LIFE

    People who were recently diagnosed with heart failure and got a flu shot cut their risk of premature death by 18 percent, compared...

    Flu
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 10, 2018

    AUTISM, ADHD TIED TO RAISED RISK IN SIBLINGS

    Younger siblings of children with autism have a 30-fold increased relative risk they'll be diagnosed with autism themselves. They're...

  • By Web MD   -   Dec 10, 2018

    STUDY: STATINS' BENEFITS SOLID, SIDE EFFECTS RARE

    The benefits of statins are clear, and side effects from the cholesterol-fighting drugs are rare, according to a new analysis of decades...

    Drugs, Cholesterol
  • New Exercise Guidelines Urge Everyone: Just Move By Web MD   -   Dec 10, 2018

    NEW EXERCISE GUIDELINES URGE EVERYONE: JUST MOVE

    This is only the second time HHS has released these types of physical activity recommendations. The original set was issued in 2008

  • Supreme Court Declines Key Planned Parenthood Case By Web MD   -   Dec 10, 2018

    SUPREME COURT DECLINES KEY PLANNED PARENTHOOD CASE

    Abortion opponents have say Planned Parenthood - the nation's largest abortion provider - should not receive any government money.

    Plan, Abortion
  • Brain-Eating Amoeba Tied to Tap Water in Neti Pot By Web MD   -   Dec 10, 2018

    BRAIN-EATING AMOEBA TIED TO TAP WATER IN NETI POT

    This a rare case that serves as a reminder for people to follow the directions when using a Neti pot, and to use only boiled or distilled...

    Brain
  • Too Much Salt Might Help Spur A-Fib By Web MD   -   Dec 10, 2018

    TOO MUCH SALT MIGHT HELP SPUR A-FIB

    People with the highest levels of salt in their diet had a higher rate of atrial fibrillation than those with the lowest salt intake...

    Diet
  • Almost Half of U.S. Adults to Skip Flu Shot By Web MD   -   Dec 10, 2018

    ALMOST HALF OF U.S. ADULTS TO SKIP FLU SHOT

    Results showed that 43% of adults have received the flu shot and that 14% had not yet been vaccinated but planned to be. Yet 41% of...

    Plan, Vaccination, Flu
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2018

    TOO MUCH SALT MIGHT HELP SPUR A-FIB

    People with the highest levels of salt in their diet had a higher rate of atrial fibrillation than those with the lowest salt intake...

    Diet
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2018

    STUDY FINDS 'MISMATCH' OF MENTAL HEALTH NEED, CARE

    About one-third of people with serious mental health distress -don't get the care they need, according to a new study. Instead, much...

  • Valsartan Blood Pressure Drug Recall Widens By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2018

    VALSARTAN BLOOD PRESSURE DRUG RECALL WIDENS

    The drugs were recalled because of trace amounts of an impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine, or NDEA, which may cause cancer in humans,...

    Drugs, Cancer
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2018

    WITH SAME BREAST CANCER CARE, BLACK WOMEN DO WORSE

    In a recent study, leveling the playing field by bringing women to the same doctors and getting the same treatment" didn't equalize...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2018

    HEALTHY LIFESTYLE LOWERS ODDS OF BREAST CANCER'S RETURN

    Healthier lifestyles might improve the prognosis of people with breast cancer if they will stick with the positive changes, researchers...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2018

    DRUG MAY CUT HOT FLASHES AFTER BREAST CANCER

    A familiar drug for urinary incontinence has been found to reduce hot flashes in women after breast cancer.

    Drugs, Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • Can Supervised Heroin Programs Help Opioid Crisis? By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2018

    CAN SUPERVISED HEROIN PROGRAMS HELP OPIOID CRISIS?

    To assess the effectiveness of heroin-assisted treatment, the researchers examined evidence from Canada, the Netherlands, Switzerland...

  • Study Again Links Obesity, Heart Failure Survival By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2018

    STUDY AGAIN LINKS OBESITY, HEART FAILURE SURVIVAL

    A new study is the latest to confirm the so-called "obesity paradox," a puzzling pattern that researchers have noted for years: Obese...

    Obesity
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 6, 2018

    ANOTHER PLUS TO CARDIAC REHAB: BETTER SEX

    Attending cardiac rehab is associated with improved sexual function and more frequent sex, according to a new evidence review.