ARCHIVE: November 2019

Many Cancer Docs Don't Discuss Costs of Pricey Gene Tests

FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Fighting cancer can be a long, hard battle, not to mention expensive. Now, new research shows that a quarter of oncologists don't discuss the cost of...

Media Reports on Celeb Suicides Could Trigger Copycats

FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- How the media reports on celebrity suicides may increase the risk for copycats, a new study suggests. But following guidelines on the reporting of these...

AHA News: Unique Market Ensures St. Louis Gets Its '...

FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Every other Thursday, Kathryn McNary watches out the window of her apartment in St. Louis for the mail truck to arrive. As soon as she...

Fewer Opioids After Eye Surgery Don't Mean More Post-Op Pain

FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Prescribing fewer opioid painkillers to patients after eye surgery did not compromise pain control, a new study shows. It included 82 patients who had cornea...

ADHD Rates Doubled Among U.S. Adults Over 10 Years

FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If the latest statistics are any indication, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is no longer an issue for children only. Over a 10-year period,...

Drug Trio Could Give Patients With Cystic Fibrosis a New Option

FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A three-drug combo that significantly improves lung function in cystic fibrosis patients could benefit 90% of people with the life-threatening disease, a...

The Secret to Shapelier, Stronger Calves

FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to sculpting muscles, it's easy to overlook your calves. But toning and strengthening your lower legs will make them look and feel great. What...

When You Eat May Matter More Than What You Eat: Study

FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- There's evidence that the old expression "eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper" could use some tweaking. With one important...

With Time Change, Use That Extra Hour for Sleep

FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When the clocks fall back this Sunday, more than 4 in 10 Americans plan to sleep during that extra hour, a new survey finds. The American Academy of Sleep...

Most Americans Fear Cancer, but Feel Powerless to Prevent It:...

FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- While 6 in 10 Americans say they're concerned about developing cancer, only 1 in 4 make cancer prevention part of their daily lives, a new online survey...

High-Tech Pacifier Might Monitor Baby's Blood Sugar

FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Parents of babies with type 1 diabetes have to prick their child's skin multiple times a day to check their blood sugar. But researchers may have developed a...

Simple Fix Freed This Boy's Tongue Trapped in Bottle

THURSDAY, Oct. 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When a 7-year-old's tongue got stuck in a juice bottle, one savvy doctor used an old trick to release it. The boy was trying to get the last drop of...

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