ARCHIVE: March 2020

Thrill-Seeking Fuels Many First Crimes

MONDAY, March 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to committing first crimes, the thrill of it all is what matters most, new research suggests. The finding could point to ways to prevent...

Sleepy Seniors Have Higher Health Risks

MONDAY, March 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- If you're over 65 and sleeping well at night, yet find yourself nodding off during the day, you may have a higher risk of developing new medical conditions...

FDA OKs First Generic Version of Daraprim, Best Known as the...

MONDAY, March 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The first generic version of Daraprim (pyrimethamine) tablets for the treatment of toxoplasmosis has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

U.S. Kids Waiting a Little Longer to Try Alcohol, Drugs

MONDAY, March 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- It's never good news that kids are using drugs and alcohol, but fewer U.S. teens are starting before their 16th birthday, a new study finds. Researchers...

Every American Adult Should Be Tested for Hepatitis C: Task Force

MONDAY, March 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Every adult in the United States should be tested for hepatitis C as part of their basic health care, an influential panel of preventive medical experts says...

Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Lung Disease Many Don't Recognize

MONDAY, March 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- More than 200,000 people in the United States have pulmonary fibrosis, but more than eight in 10 Americans don't know the symptoms of the lung disease, a new...

Harvard Spearheads International Effort to Understand, Fight New...

MONDAY, March 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A Harvard/China collaboration has entered the coronavirus COVID-19 fray, with researchers on both sides of the globe working to expand understanding of the...

3 More Coronavirus Deaths Reported at Washington State Nursing...

MONDAY, March 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Officials in Washington State said Monday that three more people have died from coronavirus at the same nursing home in the town of Kirkland, bringing the...

Are Your Vaccinations Up to Date?

SUNDAY, March 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Vaccines protect you and your family against a number of diseases, so it's crucial to keep them updated, health experts say. "It's important to review your...

U.S. Announces More Travel Restrictions as First Coronavirus...

SUNDAY, March. 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Following the first U.S. coronavirus death, the Trump administration on Saturday placed travel restrictions on three countries that are battling COVID-19...

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