ARCHIVE: March 2019

Recipe for a Healthy Heart: Big Breakfasts, Less TV

WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Want a healthier heart? Get at least a fifth of your daily calories from your breakfast and stop watching so much TV. Those are the conclusions of two...

The Right Way to Cook High-Antioxidant Veggies

WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Foods high in antioxidants -- like kale, broccoli and blueberries -- could be your ticket to better health, as long as you don't cook the nutrition out of...

How to Stay Close as a Couple Now That Baby Is Here

WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- There's no doubt that a first baby changes the dynamic between spouses. Here are steps you can take to stay close. First, you need a creative plan to get...

Another Side Effect of the Opioid Crisis: Heart Infections

WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- New research uncovers more damage wrought by the opioid epidemic: Cases of a dangerous heart infection linked to injection drug use have spiked in recent...

Study Urges Seniors to Get Moving to Live Longer

WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Can you tell how long you'll live? For seniors, how fit you are may offer a clearer forecast of life span than traditional markers such as high blood...

NFL Players' Enlarged Hearts May Harm Health for Decades

WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- "Athlete's heart" -- an enlarged heart created by intense physical training -- is a common and often brushed-off condition within elite and professional...

Low-Carb Diets Linked to Higher Odds for A-Fib

WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Keto, Paleo, Atkins -- there's no shortage of low-carb diets to try, but new research suggests that over time, living low-carb can raise your risk of a...

FDA Approves Ketamine-Like Drug for Severe Depression

WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the nasal spray medication esketamine -- a relative of the club drug and anesthetic ketamine --...

AHA News: A Home Near 'Green Space' Could Cut Heart...

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Spending your golden years in a place with lots of trees and other vegetation can be visually pleasing – and it also might be good...

FDA Chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- In what probably came as a surprise to many, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced his resignation on Tuesday. He'll...

Could Too Much Soda Worsen MS?

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Popping open too many sodas or other sweetened beverages each day might worsen symptoms for people with multiple sclerosis, new research suggests. It's...

AHA News: Top CEOs Offer Strategies to Improve Workplace Mental...

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- More than 40 leading CEOs from around the country have issued a step-by-step plan to improve mental health in the workplace. The...

Low-Dose Aspirin Doesn't Prolong Survival in Prostate Cancer

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Will an aspirin a day keep prostate cancer at bay? Not necessarily, according to new research. Danish scientists say low-dose aspirin doesn't seem to...

Staph Infections Drop, but Levels Still Worry U.S. Health...

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Dangerous staph infections are declining in America, but they still pose a significant public health threat, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease...

6 Years: How Long New Parents Can Expect to Lose Sleep

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When a newborn comes home, parents know sleep goes out the window. But new research shows that sleep loss could plague Mom and Dad for up to six years. "...

Stopping the Spread of Bedbugs Might Begin With Landlords

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Laws that make landlords come clean about bedbugs would stem the spread of the bloodsucking critters and save landlords money in the long run. So claims a...

U.S. Deaths From Suicide, Substance Abuse Reach Record High

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Deaths from drugs, alcohol and suicide in the United States hit an all-time high in 2017 -- more than 150,000 in all. That number was more than double 1999...

FDA Poised to Approve Ketamine-Like Drug to Ease Depression

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration could give its approval this week to esketamine -- a relative of the "club drug" and anesthetic ketamine -- against...

Second HIV Patient May Be Cured After Transplant

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors say they have sent a second HIV patient into what might be permanent remission using a stem cell transplant. The news comes a decade after the...

An Outdoor Plan for Walking and Running

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Sweating it out on a treadmill is great, especially when the weather is bad. You might even be motivated by watching exciting vistas on an interactive panel...

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