ARCHIVE: March 2020

Californians, New Yorkers Ordered to Stay Home as State...

FRIDAY, March 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- New York became the second state in 24 hours to order its residents to stay at home indefinitely on Friday, as the federal government warned Americans to...

Heart Disease Risks Are Undertreated Among Noncitizens: Study

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Foreign nationals in the United States are less likely to receive treatment for heart disease risk factors than native-born Americans or naturalized...

U.S. Sees Big Drop in Deaths From Melanoma

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- New treatments for melanoma have dramatically reduced deaths from this often fatal skin cancer. Leaders of a new study report that the death rate from...

Celebrity Suicides Spawn 'Copycat' Tragedies, Study...

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- When the media report on a celebrity's suicide, especially in a sensationalist way, it may fuel "copycat" tragedies, a new review finds. In an analysis...

Vaccine Myths Widespread on the Web, Especially Facebook: Study

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Social media is rife with misinformation about the safety of vaccines, according to a new study. Lead researcher Lucy Elkin's team found that false...

Almost Half of Coronavirus Patients Have Digestive Symptoms

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Diarrhea and other digestive symptoms are the main complaint in nearly half of coronavirus patients, Chinese researchers report. Most patients with the...

AHA News: 'Be Happy' Isn't So Simple, Especially...

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- As nonstop news about the global pandemic of coronavirus spreads worry, there's a chance to grab a respite. By United Nations...

Opioid OD Deaths Fall Despite Growing Use of Synthetic Drugs: CDC

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Overall, opioid-related deaths in the United States fell 2% between 2017 and 2018, according to newly released data from the U.S. Centers for Disease...

Nearly 40% of Hospitalizations in U.S. COVID-19 Cases...

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As the battle against coronavirus continues in the United States, new government data suggests that every American, old and young, is at risk of severe...

New China Report Sets COVID-19 Death Rate at 1.4%

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A new study on the evolving coronavirus crisis brings good news: A death rate that's much lower than prior estimates. The report out of China now sets...

Healthy Living at Home to Ward Off Coronavirus

WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Even if you're stuck at home waiting for the coronavirus all clear, you can still keep a healthy lifestyle. "Prevention is key in limiting the spread...

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus If You Have Asthma

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- If you have asthma, you are among those at greatest risk in the coronavirus pandemic and must take precautions, the American College of Allergy, Asthma...

Study Suggests COVID-19 Might Follow Seasonal Pattern

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The novel coronavirus appears to be seasonal in nature, with major outbreaks occurring mainly in regions that match a specific set of climate conditions,...

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THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The day paramedics rushed Jeramiah Parsons to the hospital, his lips were so sore and swollen he had trouble talking. A skin-picking habit related to his...

Trump Signs Massive Relief Package Into Law as U.S. Coronavirus...

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- President Donald Trump signed an $850 billion coronavirus relief package into law late Wednesday, as the number of U.S. cases climbed past 10,000. The...

What Works Best to Ease the Pain of Sciatica?

WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery can cut pain intensity by more than half among patients struggling with long-term sciatica, researchers report. "Sciatica is the symptom of pain...

How Do Your Work Relationships Affect Burnout?

WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Being recognized for your efforts at work could reduce your risk of burnout, new research suggests. Emotional exhaustion, decreased productivity and...

Racial Bias Persists in Clinical Trial Recruitment

WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Racial bias and stereotyping are common when researchers are recruiting people for cancer clinical trials, a new study finds. "Examples of the...

Vaping's Popularity Soars as New Data Points to Heart Risks

WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarette use is rising, putting more Americans at risk of blood vessel damage and heart disease, according to three new studies. In the first study...

AHA News: A Look at Allergies and Heart Health, With Tips to...

WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Spring brings warmer temperatures, blooming flowers and, for millions of Americans, the arrival of allergy season. It also coincides...

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