ARCHIVE: March 2019

Opioid Overuse Can Lower Hormones to Harmful Levels

WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Add one more issue to the growing list of harms from opioid abuse: Long-term use may lead to hormone deficiencies that affect a man's health....

Does Having Kids Make Couples Happier? New Study Says Yes, But...

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Bringing home a bundle of joy really can make your life better, as long as money isn't too tight, new research suggests. Previous studies have found that...

Choose the Right Colon Cancer Screening Option

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer is highly preventable through regular screening. But the right type of screening depends on your particular risk factors, an expert says....

Is It Time to Pull the Trigger on 'Trigger Warnings'?

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- So-called trigger warnings, which alert viewers and readers to potentially disturbing content, do little to reduce distress, a new study finds. Such...

Smartphone App May Boost Social Skills in Kids With Autism

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A smartphone application that works with Google Glass might help kids with autism build their social skills, a small clinical trial suggests. Researchers...

Move More, Live Longer

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you're a couch potato, get moving. Your life could depend on it. Researchers say replacing 30 minutes a day of sitting with physical activity could cut...

Bans on Texting While Behind the Wheel Making Roads Safer

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When a state bans texting while driving, will the number of car crash victims showing up in its emergency rooms drop? New research suggests the answer is...

AHA News: Stressful Life Events Tied to Heart Disease in Older...

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Stressful life events were linked to higher incidents of heart attack, stroke and other types of cardiovascular disease in black women,...

Are Kids' Ball Pits Jumping With Germs?

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If the cacophony of children screaming and throwing tiny plastic balls everywhere hasn't prompted you to forgo ball pits, a new study may just send you...

Pregnant Women Who Work at Night Face Miscarriage Risk

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who work at least two night shifts in a week may increase their risk of miscarriage in the next seven days, a new European study finds....

Tone Your Upper Arms With These Effective Bicep Curls

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Toned biceps not only give your upper body a sleek look, but they're also vital for improving the upper body strength needed for daily living. The Single...

How to Pick the Best Produce at the Farmers' Market

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Fresh vegetables are nutrient-rich diet mainstays and can be inexpensive when bought in season. Simple selection tips will enable you to choose the best...

Do You Live in One of America's 'Healthiest...

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The healthiest community in the United States is Douglas County in Colorado, according to the 2019 rankings just released by U.S. News & World Report...

Less Invasive Fibroid Treatment May Work as Well as Surgery

TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A minimally invasive procedure called uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) was as effective as the recommended surgery for treating fibroids in the uterus, a...

For One Woman, Popular Red Yeast Supplement Brought on Liver...

MONDAY, March 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- She thought red yeast supplements would be a natural way to lower her cholesterol. What could be easier? Instead, the 64-year-old woman landed in the...

Colorado Sees Spike in ER Visits After Pot Made Legal

MONDAY, March 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If Colorado is any indication, the legalization of marijuana comes with a downside. Researchers reported that emergency departments across the state saw a...

A Good Spring Clean Can Help Tame Seasonal Allergies

MONDAY, March 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When it's finally time to store away your winter coats and boots, it's also a good time to rid your home of the allergens that accumulated over the winter,...

Medicaid Coverage for Lung Cancer Screening All Over the Map

MONDAY, March 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- State Medicaid programs must do more to make sure that people at high risk for lung cancer are screened for the deadly disease, a new American Lung...

AHA News: Which Diet Keeps Your Heart Healthy?

MONDAY, March 25, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Diet doesn't have to be a four-letter word. Most of the time, a diet implies weight loss and comes loaded with restrictions and perhaps...

'Male Pill' Makes Another Advance

MONDAY, March 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A male contraceptive pill, long a goal of men -- and women -- everywhere, may be one step closer to reality, U.S. researchers report. They say their...

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