ARCHIVE: April 2019

Uninsured Get Short Shrift on Hospital Stays

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Folks who aren't covered by private insurance are much more likely to get booted out of the hospital early, a new study finds. Uninsured patients were also...

AHA News: Kids With High Blood Pressure Need Smooth Transition...

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- A child diagnosed with high blood pressure should continue seeking treatment when he or she becomes an adult -- and a newly published review...

Coffee on Your Mind? Even Thinking About It 'Arouses'...

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Need a quick pick-me-up? Just thinking about a cup of joe can give you a mental boost, researchers say. "Coffee is one of the most popular beverages and a...

Second New MS Drug Secures FDA Approval

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved another new multiple sclerosis drug -- the second in one week. Mavenclad (cladribine) pills can be used...

When Your Partner Has Erectile Dysfunction

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Men often have a hard time acknowledging erectile dysfunction, or ED. But it can leave their partner feeling confused or even blaming themselves for...

Foods to Lower Your Cholesterol Count

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It's not always possible to lower cholesterol through diet alone -- sometimes there's no way to override your DNA, and medication becomes a must. But...

Fish Slime Could Hold Key to Beating 'Superbug'...

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists are looking to an unexpected source in the battle against drug-resistant bacteria: fish slime. The researchers said that microbes in the...

One Short, Brisk Walk a Day May Keep Arthritis at Bay

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Less than 10 minutes a day of brisk walking can help prevent disability in people with arthritis pain in their knee, hip, ankle or foot, researchers report...

Most Parents Want Age Limits on Football Tackling

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- With concern over concussion dangers rising, most U.S. parents now say that they would support bans on tackling in youth football, a new survey shows....

Pancreatic Cancer Survival Odds Linked to Weight Before Age 50

SUNDAY, March 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Need another reason to stay slim? People who are overweight have a greater risk of dying from pancreatic cancer, especially those who are carrying extra...

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