ARCHIVE: February 2020

Untreated Sleep Apnea Puts Your Heart at High Risk

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 30 million Americans have a chronic health problem that more than doubles their risk of death due to heart disease. The culprit is obstructive sleep...

AHA News: Millions Are Learning to Live With Heart Failure

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- It was almost six years to the day after Aimee Rodriguez-Zepeda completed her chemotherapy that doctors listened to her heart and gave her...

Does Race Play a Part in ICU Outcomes?

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Deaths at intensive care units (ICUs) have steadily declined in the last decade, but the same cannot be said for ICUs with large numbers of minority patients...

Cervical Cancer Could All But Disappear in North America by 2040

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Vaccination and screening could nearly wipe out cervical cancer in North America in the next 20 years and rid the world of the disease within the next century...

Meat Still Isn't Healthy, Study Confirms

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- After a weekend of football-shaped pigs-in-a-blanket, you probably don't want to hear that the latest study on red and processed meat found that these foods...

Pregnancy, Breastfeeding May Guard Against Early Menopause

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Both pregnancy and breastfeeding may protect women against early menopause, new research suggests. The risk was lowest among those who breast-fed exclusively...

One Egg Per Day Is Heart-Healthy, After All

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- It's no yolk: Americans for decades have gotten dietary whiplash from the back-and-forth science on whether eggs are good for them. But a major new study...

Labs Worldwide Working on Coronavirus Vaccine, But Rollout Could...

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A mad dash is afoot to craft a vaccine for the new coronavirus that's ravaging China and starting to spread across the globe, with possibly dozens of labs...

As Health Experts Fear Possible Pandemic, U.S. Reports Cases...

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- While health experts fear that the coronavirus outbreak in China will become a pandemic as infections topped 17,000 worldwide, U.S. officials reported three...

Got Flu? Deal Quickly With Complications

SUNDAY, Feb. 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Fighting the flu can be an unpleasant experience -- but the misery may not stop there. When you have the flu, your immune system is under attack, making...

U.S. Bans Foreign Travelers From China as 8th Case of...

SUNDAY, Feb. 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The United States will temporarily bar entry to any foreigners who have recently traveled to China because of a coronavirus outbreak in that country that has...

U.S. Bans Foreign Travelers From China as 7th Case of...

SATURDAY, Feb. 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The United States said Friday it will temporarily bar entry to any foreigners who have recently traveled to China because of a coronavirus outbreak in that...

Shovel That Snow, but Spare Your Back

SATURDAY, Feb. 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Almost everyone gets stuck shoveling snow at some point during the winter. To prevent back pain and strain, one spinal expert has some advice. Orthopedic...

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