ARCHIVE: June 2019

Norovirus Fears Stir Recall of Frozen Blackberries

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You may want to check any frozen blackberries or mixed berries you bought recently: A Georgia-based distributor is recalling products sold at Walmart and...

Cancer Survivors May Have Lower Odds for Dementia

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have found more evidence of a puzzling phenomenon: Older adults who survive cancer seem to be somewhat protected against dementia. A number of...

Few Pregnant Women Get Right Amount of Nutrients

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For pregnant women, good nutrition is essential for their health and the baby's health. But many aren't getting adequate amounts of the vitamins and minerals...

How Does Your Diet Stack Up?

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Ever wonder how your diet habits -- good or bad -- compare to others? Annual surveys done by the International Food Information Council Foundation detail...

How Working Out in Anger Can Put You at Risk

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Research points to a very long list of benefits from exercise, from improving your overall health to easing stress and enhancing mental well-being. But a...

Sleep Troubles Help Drive High U.S. Firefighter Burnout Rate

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Almost half of American firefighters have some form of physical and emotional burnout, with sleep problems and mental health disorders as major factors, a...

Still Too Much Processed Meat, Too Little Fish in U.S. Diets

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are eating as much processed meat as they did two decades ago, and have not increased the amount of fish they consume. That's the bad news from new...

U.S. Cases of Infant Gut Illness Plummet After Vaccine Introduced

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- In the midst of the "anti-vaxxer" movement comes more scientific proof that vaccines help save children's lives. Researchers report that since the 2006...

Marijuana Use by U.S. Teens Has Jumped 10-fold Since 1990s

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- As society relaxes its rules around marijuana, U.S. teens seem to be responding by using the drug in much bigger numbers than a generation ago, new...

Cell Mapping Provides New Insights About Asthma

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- In an effort to improve the lives of millions of people with asthma, researchers say they've completed the first mapping of lung and airway cells, which...

'Lost Wallet' Test Reveals How Honest People Are

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you tend to doubt the honesty of strangers, the results of a new study may come as a surprise: All around the globe, people are more likely to return a...

AHA News: This Faulty Gene May Help Predict Heart Muscle Disease

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- The diagnosis of a serious heart condition known as dilated cardiomyopathy often can lead doctors to run genetic tests that help determine...

How Do Birth Defects Affect Childhood Cancer Risk?

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Children with birth defects may be at increased risk for childhood cancer, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from more than 10 million children...

'Unprofessional' Surgeons Hurt Patient Outcomes: Study

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Before having that operation, you might want to ask your surgeon's colleagues about his behavior. A new study finds that patients whose surgeons have more...

More Than 5 Million U.S. Cancer Survivors Deal With Chronic Pain

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- One-third of U.S. cancer survivors have chronic pain, and 1 in 6 have levels that restrict their daily activities, a new study finds. "The prevalence of...

Rates of Drug-, Alcohol-Linked Death Triple After Weight-Loss...

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A new study offers some sobering news about weight-loss surgery. People who undergo a gastric bypass procedure called Roux-en-Y are three times more...

The Health Benefits of Sleeping on Your Side

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You know how important getting enough restorative sleep is for facing each new day refreshed and ready to take on the world. Now research suggests that...

How to Pack More Plant Protein Into Your Everyday Diet

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You don't have to adopt a total vegetarian lifestyle to improve your health. You can get some of its advantages simply by replacing some of the animal...

The Safer Way to Ease Post-Surgical Pain

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For people recovering from surgery or dealing with a painful injury, an expert suggests that there are a number of safer alternatives for managing pain...

Long Work Hours Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Being first at the office and the last to leave may help get you that promotion, but new research warns that working long hours may not be so good for your...

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