ARCHIVE: March 2020

Could Cellphone, Microwave Radiation During Pregnancy Raise ADHD...

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women exposed to high levels of radiation from cellphones, microwaves and Wi-Fi may be increasing their baby's risk for attention deficit...

High Heat, Humidity Could Affect More Than 1.2 Billion People by...

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As the Earth continues to warm from climate change, an estimated 1.2 billion people will be affected by heat stress from extreme heat and humidity by 2100...

Let Your Baby Cry It Out

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Could letting your baby cry it out mean less crying later? A new British study suggests that's the case. Researchers from the University of Warwick...

AHA News: After Heart Attack, 51-Year-Old Began Singing a New...

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- As the birthplace of Nirvana and Pearl Jam, the Seattle area became the epicenter of the grunge music scene throughout the 1990s. Laura...

AHA News: What Do We Know About Congenital Heart Disease and...

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Like many 20-year-old college students, Alex Cohen is hunkered down and sequestered amid COVID-19 chaos. Some of his peers were...

U.S. Kids, Teens Eating Better But Nutrition Gaps Persist

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Despite some improvements, more than half of America's youth still aren't eating right, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data on the diets of more...

How Many Steps Per Day to Lengthen Your Life?

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- For years, health experts have urged us to get off the couch and get moving. Now a new U.S. government study shows how much we stand to gain. The study,...

Many Drugs Already Approved by FDA May Have Promise Against...

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies each suggest that dozens of drugs already approved for use in the United States may prove effective against the new coronavirus. "...

The Other Side of COVID-19: Milder Cases, Healthy Recovery

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The coronavirus pandemic has caused a worldwide shift in the way people live, placing many in self-imposed exile to prevent the spread of the contagion....

Coping With Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Everyone is learning to deal with the threat of the new coronavirus, but for people with cancer, the virus is even more concerning. Cancer can increase...

As Coronavirus Myths Multiply, Experts Sort Fact From Fiction

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The new coronavirus continues its steady march through the U.S. population, bringing with it a second plague: potentially dangerous myths and rumors about...

A Third of Americans Ordered to Stay at Home; Summer Olympics...

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As the United States witnessed its deadliest day yet of the coronavirus pandemic on Monday, more than 100 million Americans -- nearly 1 in 3 -- have now...

Weight-Loss Surgery May Cut Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

MONDAY, March 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery is associated with a significantly lower risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure and death, a new study reveals. The study included...

U.S. Deaths From High Blood Pressure Soar, Especially in the...

MONDAY, March 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- There's been a sharp increase in high blood pressure-related deaths in the United States, particularly in rural areas, a new study says. Researchers...

FDA Warns Americans to Beware of Fake COVID-19 Test Kits

MONDAY, March 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Fake in-home test kits for coronavirus are being marketed in the United States and could pose serious health risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

'Eye of the Storm:' U.S. Nurses Already Facing Extreme...

MONDAY, March 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- "I have worked the last four days, and I have cried every day." Eileen McStay, a registered nurse at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, is on the...

Opioid Withdrawal Raises Health Risks for Injection Drug Users:...

MONDAY, March 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Having opioid withdrawal symptoms increases the odds that injection drug users will share needles or have a non-fatal overdose, new research suggests. For...

Turning to Tofu Might Help the Heart: Study

MONDAY, March 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Eating tofu and other foods with high levels of isoflavones -- plant-based "phytoestrogens" -- could lower people's risk of heart disease, a new study...

Taking Steroids for Rheumatoid Arthritis, IBD? Your Odds for...

MONDAY, March 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- People taking steroids to treat chronic inflammatory diseases are at high risk for developing high blood pressure, British investigators report....

Too Much 'Screen Time' Could Slow Your Toddler's...

MONDAY, March 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Everyone is glued to some sort of media these days, but for young kids, that screen time could delay or limit their language skills, a new research review...

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