ARCHIVE: June 2019

Drugstores Often Don't Have Opioid Antidote in Stock,...

FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Even though the drug naloxone can be a lifesaving antidote to an opioid overdose, researchers in Philadelphia report that only a third of drugstores in that...

Feeling Stressed? Then Your Dog Probably Feels Stressed, Too

FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- This dog-eat-dog world got you feeling anxious? If so, your canine companion probably feels the same way, new research shows. A Swedish research team...

Hundreds of Young Kids Drown in Pools Each Year -- Keep Yours...

FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Summer at the nation's swimming pools and hot tubs means fun for kids, but danger, too. The latest national data, for 2016, finds 389 U.S. youngsters under...

Add a Sweet Surprise to Your Veggie Juice: Chocolate

FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Juicing nutrient-rich green vegetables like kale, broccoli and spinach gives you a brew of many vitamins and minerals, all in just one cup. But green juices...

Encourage Your Teen to Work Out for Better Learning

FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise is important for all kids, because it boosts their overall health and wards off excess weight. But it holds added benefit for teens: According to a...

Having an Extra Finger Can Come in Handy

FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Though rare, some children are born with an extra finger, a condition known as polydactyly. Now, for the first time, a team of researchers set out to see...

Sheep Study Shows a Stuffy Side Effect of Vaping

FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Got a stuffy nose? If you vape, that might be why. Research in animals suggests vaping makes it harder to clear your nose of mucus, a new study reports....

Guard Your Skin Against the Summer Sun

THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Whether you're at the beach, the park or a pool this summer, be sure to protect your skin from the sun's damaging rays. Skin cancer is the most common type...

Should Air Quality Checks Be Part of Your Travel Planning?

THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Before you book that next trip, you might want to check the air pollution levels of the city you choose as your vacation destination. A new study finds...

Which Dogs Are More Likely to Bite Your Kids?

THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- No parent wants their child to suffer a dog bite, and new research offers some guidance on which dogs are the riskiest around young kids. The body size and...

1 in 4 Cancer Survivors Faces 'Financial Hardship' Due...

THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For many Americans under 65 who've battled and survived cancer, the financial fight is far from over. A new report finds that a quarter of adult survivors...

Could You Afford Home Health Care? New Study Says Maybe Not

THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The seniors most likely to need paid home care to maintain independent living are the least likely to be able to afford it long-term, a new study reports....

AHA News: Diabetes and Heart Failure Are Linked; Treatment...

THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Having Type 2 diabetes or heart failure independently increases the risk for getting the other, and both often occur together, further...

Antibiotics Pollute Rivers Worldwide: Study

THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Levels of antibiotics in some of the world's rivers are hundreds of times higher than what's considered safe, British researchers report. For the new study...

Midlife Diabetes Can Really Raise Your Odds for Stroke Years...

THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that further confirms the link between type 2 diabetes and stroke, a new study shows that having the blood sugar disease during middle age may...

'Focused' Radiation Could Lighten Treatment Burden for...

THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Wendy Lybarger lived an hour's drive from the hospital where her breast cancer would be treated, so she was looking forward to a heaping helping of hassle...

Can Racquet Sports Give You a Fitter, Longer Life?

THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When you think of effective cardio exercise, the activities most likely to come to mind are aerobics classes, running, swimming and cycling. But racquet...

Getting Your Nutrients: From the Source or Supplements?

THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are making shifts in the supplements they take -- fewer multivitamins and vitamins C and E, more fish oil and vitamin D. Many think of supplements...

Heartburn Drugs Again Tied to Fatal Risks

THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- People who use common heartburn drugs for months to years may face heightened risks of dying from heart disease, kidney failure or stomach cancer, a new...

Tight Diabetes Control Alone May Not Benefit the Heart Long-Term

WEDNESDAY, June 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Type 2 diabetes is a known risk factor for heart disease, and researchers thought that five years of really tight blood sugar control might reduce the risk...

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