ARCHIVE: August 2019

Vaping May Trigger Lung Damage Like That Seen in Emphysema

MONDAY, Aug. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The health profile of vaping just took another knock: New research suggests that e-cigarettes can cause the same lung changes that lead to emphysema in...

Boom in Pot 'Concentrates' Could Pose Addiction Risk...

MONDAY, Aug. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Wax. Honey oil. Budder. Shatter. Dabs. Black glass. These are some of the names given to extremely potent marijuana concentrates, and don't be surprised if...

Get Cooking With Elegant, Flavorful Scallops

MONDAY, Aug. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Do you love restaurant-style scallops but feel nervous about making them at home? Here's the 101 to cooking the perfect scallop every time. The trick to...

Do More to Strengthen Your Core

MONDAY, Aug. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Developing core strength is essential for fitness and overall health, but it doesn't have to be a drudge. If you're ready to go beyond crunches -- or never...

Caw-lesterol? Fatty City Food Hits Crows' Arteries

MONDAY, Aug. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Your lunch leftovers are doing no favors for urban birds' hearts, new research shows. Fatty food scraps may be boosting the cholesterol levels of crows in U...

In-Store Marketing Helps Get Kids Vaping

MONDAY, Aug. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes are enticing enough to young people with their fruit flavors and slick smoking devices, but new research suggests that marketing in retail...

Your Chocolate Pot 'Edible' Could Hold a Hidden Danger

SUNDAY, Aug. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A quirk in quality testing could mean that pot-laced chocolates are more potent than their label indicates, researchers report. Many states that allow the...

Backpacks Shouldn't Be a Back-to-School Burden on Health

SATURDAY, Aug. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Books, tablets, lunch: Stuff can really start to weigh heavily in your kid's school backpack. And so experts at the American Academy of Orthopaedic...

Climate Change Hiking Danger of Flesh-Eating Bacteria Infections

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It's a horrible fate: You take a cool dip in the ocean and become infected with flesh-eating bacteria. Climate change is making this terrifying scenario...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated for Pancreatic Cancer

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has just finished treatment for pancreatic cancer, the U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday. After the tumor was first diagnosed...

First Death Tied to Lung Injury From Vaping Reported in Illinois

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- An Illinois resident who was hospitalized after suffering severe respiratory illness related to vaping has died, state health officials reported Friday. In...

How to Get Your College Years Off to a Healthy Start

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A wellness checklist to help the 20 million new students starting at U.S. colleges this fall is available from Ohio State University experts. Checklist...

Restless Legs Syndrome Might Raise Risk of Suicide, Self-Harm

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- People with restless legs syndrome (RLS) have nearly three times the risk of suicide and self-harm, which indicates that there may be a link between the...

Wintertime Smog Tied to Rise in Heart Procedures

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Breathing in smoggy air, especially in the colder months, may be especially taxing for the heart, new research out of Europe suggests. Polish researchers...

How to Get on Track When Weekend Eating Is Your Downfall

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Do you eat healthy during the week, then ease off the brakes on the weekend? You're not alone. But such a five days on-two days off eating regimen can erode...

Give This Recipe for Tasty, Nutritious Beets a Try

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- "Eating the rainbow" is a great way to harness the different micronutrients in fruits and vegetables. Among the reds (and yellows), naturally sweet beets...

A Kid-Friendly Emergency Room Saves Lives

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Critically ill kids are far more likely to survive if they're treated at hospital emergency rooms that are well-equipped to care for children, a new study...

1 in 8 Teen Girls Has Faced 'Reproductive Coercion'

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A staggering number of teen girls are experiencing an insidious form of relationship abuse: reproductive coercion. Researchers report that it affects 1 in 8...

Your Dog May Be Leading You to a Healthier Heart

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Your dog might be your heart's best friend, if a new study is any indication. Researchers found that compared with people who had no pets, dog owners tended...

Just One Pill for All Your Heart Health Needs? It's On the...

THURSDAY, Aug. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Imagine a single pill loaded with a battery of heart medications that you take once a day to cut your chances of heart attack, stroke and heart failure. A...

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