ARCHIVE: August 2019

AHA News: It's Never Too Late to Reap Health Rewards of...

THURSDAY, Aug. 29, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- As people age, physical activity still needs to be part of the game plan for living a healthy, happy life – and experts say it's...

FDA Warns of Liver Problems for Some Taking Hep C Drugs

THURSDAY, Aug. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Taking the hepatitis C drugs Mavyret, Zepatier or Vosevi can trigger rare cases of severe liver problems or liver failure in patients who already have...

Kitchen Essentials: Gadgets That Make Healthy Cooking Easier

THURSDAY, Aug. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The right tools make healthy cooking so much easier. Just a few gadgets can make all the difference. Olive, safflower and other plant-based oils are great...

Is a Charter School the Right Choice for Your Child?

THURSDAY, Aug. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Charter schools have been around for more than 25 years, yet many people know little about them or whether they're a smart option for their children....

Running Red Lights a Deadly Practice That's Becoming More...

THURSDAY, Aug. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Everyone has done it: breezing through a red light at the last minute. But a new report shows that deaths caused by drivers taking that chance are on the...

Could Red Wine Boost Your 'Microbiome'?

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A little pinot noir now and then might help keep the bacteria in your tummy healthy and happy, a new study suggests. As little as one glass of red wine a...

Tampa General Hospital is where she became a mom – and a lawyer

After three years of law school and many long hours studying, Lex Murphy learned in April that she had passed the Florida Bar exam. It was a crowning achievement that would allow her to embark on...

Jumps in Pot Use, Depression and Drinking Threaten Gains Against...

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Pot. Alcohol. Depression. This trio of factors is on the increase in former smokers and ups the risk of relapse, undermining decades of gains made in the...

Regular Vaccines Advised With Multiple Sclerosis

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you have multiple sclerosis (MS), you can and should receive recommended vaccinations -- including annual flu shots, a new American Academy of...

For Muslim Pilgrimage, Climate Change Poses Health Risks

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change-caused increases in heat and humidity could put Muslims making the pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia in "extreme danger," a new study...

Transgender 'Conversion Therapy' Common, Potentially...

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- More than one in 10 transgender people say they've been pressured by a professional counselor to accept their birth sex. So finds the largest survey to...

AHA News: Mysterious Stroke at 38 Changed How Popular Speaker...

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- As the author of 11 books about education, Allison Zmuda has long been a highly sought speaker about approaches to learning. Yet after...

Lots of Teens Are Breathing in Others' Vaping Fumes

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The danger to teenagers' lungs from e-cigarettes isn't only occurring in those who vape: A new report finds many young bystanders are breathing in "...

For Medicare Patients, Costs of MS Drugs Rise Sevenfold Over 10...

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Medicare patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) saw their medication costs soar by more than sevenfold over a decade, a new study finds. It's no secret...

An Easy Recipe for Healthier Back-to-School Lunches

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Getting kids to eat right can be a challenge, but an easy place to start is with the lunch they bring to school. Make the contents of their lunchbox more...

Personality Reboots Are Possible, Studies Suggest

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Do you ever think that being more at ease at social and business functions could make you happier or possibly help you get ahead at work? Your...

Exercise Is Good Medicine for Advanced Colon Cancer

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Waging a successful battle against advanced colon cancer should include regular doses of exercise, a new study suggests. It found that physical activity...

'Fast and Feast' Diet Works for Weight Loss

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Tired of that spare tire? Low-calorie diets work, but can be difficult to follow. A much simpler approach to losing weight might be to just stop eating...

Many Americans Eying CBD, Pot as Pain Relievers Without Knowing...

TUESDAY, Aug. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans are interested in using marijuana and CBD products to manage pain, but many don't understand the potential dangers, a new survey finds....

OxyContin Maker Purdue Offering Up to $12 Billion to Settle...

TUESDAY, Aug. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Purdue Pharma, the drug giant many have blamed for the ongoing U.S. opioid abuse crisis, has offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle more than 2,000...

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