ARCHIVE: March 2020

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TUESDAY, March 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Dr. Jennifer Cobanov had been tracking her young thyroid patient for years. The girl's antibody levels were elevated, but her thyroid functioned normally...

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TUESDAY, March 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In the majestic Blue Ridge mountains of western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee, large percentages of rural residents struggle with poverty and...

Keeping Coronavirus Anxiety at Bay

TUESDAY, March 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Staying calm during the coronavirus pandemic isn't easy, but a few simple steps will help you stay informed yet relaxed. Keep up-to-date with reliable...

Think You Have COVID-19 Symptoms? Here's What to Do

TUESDAY, March 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Coronavirus is officially a pandemic, and Americans are adopting "social distancing" to prevent a surge in potential illnesses and death. So, what if you...

Undetected Cases May Be Driving Coronavirus Spread, Study Finds

TUESDAY, March 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- You're a little feverish, but you feel good enough to get your shopping done and a quick workout at the gym. If you do, you could become part of the...

New Coronavirus Guidelines Discourage Gatherings of 10 or More,...

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The Trump Administration on Monday ramped up its coronavirus "social distancing" advisory to now discourage gatherings of 10 or more people. Hours later,...

Don't Believe All the 'Science' on CBD Products

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Cannabidiol -- commonly known as CBD -- might not be all it is touted to be, new research suggests. Instead, existing evidence on the potential benefits of...

Exercise Helps Men During Hormone Treatment for Prostate Cancer...

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise benefits prostate cancer patients who undergo hormone-reducing therapy, a small study suggests. The treatment -- called androgen suppression...

Many Car Crash Deaths Involve Alcohol Levels Below Legal Limit:...

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- About 15% of alcohol-related road deaths in the United States involve drivers with blood alcohol concentrations below the legal limit, a new study finds...

First Volunteers to Receive Coronavirus Vaccine in Early Trial

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Amid the rapid spread of the coronavirus around the world, American scientists have some heartening news: An experimental COVID-19 vaccine will be given to...

AHA News: Tropical Smoothie Adds a Healthy Green Touch to St....

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Looking for something green for your St. Patrick's Day feast? Skip the mint ice cream and shamrock-colored beer in favor of a nutritious...

AHA News: Smog May Shorten Life Span for Those with Heart Failure

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Study after study has concluded that air pollution could be bad for heart health. For people already living with heart failure, new...

Avoiding Fear, Anxiety While You Self-Quarantine

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- If you self-quarantine or practice social distancing to prevent the spread of coronavirus, you might feel lonely, anxious or depressed. But there are ways...

Many Parents Delay Telling Kids About Inappropriate Touching:...

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Many American parents haven't talked with their young children about inappropriate touching, a new poll finds. Experts recommend starting that discussion...

Could Your E-Cig Disrupt Your Pacemaker?

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The magnets in vaping devices might be able to wreak havoc on heart pacemakers and defibrillators, a new case report suggests. By placing a Juul in his...

Young People Have No Idea How Much Nicotine They Vape: Study

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. teens and young adults have no idea much nicotine is in the vaping products they use, a new study says. Researchers asked 445 17- to 24-year-olds...

Hit by Coronavirus Panic? Look for Data Not Drama, Experts Say

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Are you scared and confused over the threat of coronavirus? You're not alone: Every day, every hour, new media reports can have you worrying about worst-...

Soap vs. Coronavirus: Best Hand-Washing Tips for You and Your...

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- You've surely seen them many times -- those folks who scurry past the sink after using a public toilet or give their hands no more than a quick, soap-free...

Poll Finds Many Americans Heeding Advice on Coronavirus

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Coronavirus is changing the way Americans go about their daily lives, a new survey shows. Conducted March 10-12, the survey of 2,400 U.S. residents found...

Babies Are Spared Severe COVID-19 Symptoms

MONDAY, March 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Infants can become infected with the new coronavirus, but their bouts with COVID-19 appear to be milder than those of older folks and people with chronic...

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