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April 19, 2018

Addictive Opioids Still Overprescribed After Surgery: Study

THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors continue to prescribe far too many opioid painkillers to patients following surgery, a new study indicates. In fact, […]
April 18, 2018

'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller Paralyzed by Spinal Infection

WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Reality TV star Abby Lee Miller nearly died after she developed a spinal infection that left her paralyzed from […]
April 17, 2018

New Therapy May Prevent Tough-to-Treat Migraines

TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The millions of Americans who suffer from migraine may have a new source of hope — the first of […]
April 16, 2018

Overcoming Fear of Back Pain May Spur Recovery

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with chronic back pain often try painkillers and other treatments without success. Now, a new study suggests a […]
April 16, 2018

Can 'Mono' Virus Up Odds for 7 Other Diseases?

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of young Americans have lived through the fatigue and discomfort of mononucleosis. Now, new research suggests, but doesn’t […]
April 5, 2018

Older Brains Replenish Cells Just Like Young Brains: Study

THURSDAY, April 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Contrary to popular thought, older adults’ brains can churn out just as many new cells as younger brains do, […]
April 4, 2018

Early Promise for Eye Implant to Fight Macular Degeneration

WEDNESDAY, April 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new stem cell transplant might help preserve or even restore vision being lost to the dry form of […]
April 4, 2018

AHA: 'No Excuses' for 3 Heart Disease Survivors Walking to Stay Fit

WEDNESDAY, April 4, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Jerry McCann, Ray Rivera and Taunya Stewart are living proof that there’s no good excuse to avoid physical […]
April 3, 2018

Rear-Facing Car Seats Protect Tots in Crashes From Behind: Study

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Rear-facing car seats provide effective protection for children in rear-end crashes, researchers say. Previous studies have shown that rear-facing […]
March 29, 2018

Heart Penalty? Hockey Fans' Cardiac Risk Rises When Home Team Wins

THURSDAY, March, 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Hey guys, you might want to watch out when the home team wins. The thrill of victory may trigger […]
March 20, 2018

A Surgery-Free Fix for Bad Knees?

TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Tiny pellets could treat arthritic knee pain, delaying the need for knee replacement surgery, a small study has found. […]
March 19, 2018

Diet Groups Can Spell Diet Success

MONDAY, March 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For some people, dieting is easier with emotional support. In fact, research done at the University of Pennsylvania concluded […]
March 14, 2018

Managing Pain With Fewer Opioids After Joint Replacement

WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Using two or more pain control methods after hip and knee replacement surgery rather than opioid painkillers alone reduces […]
March 13, 2018

That Motorcycle Helmet Just May Save Your Spine

TUESDAY, March 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A good helmet not only protects your skull if you crash your motorcycle, it can also reduce the risk […]
March 13, 2018

Heart Attack Survival Better When Specialists Are Out of Town

TUESDAY, March 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Believe it or not, new research suggests that people hospitalized for a heart attack are more likely to survive […]
March 7, 2018

Broken, Sprained Necks: These Sports Pose the Most Risk

WEDNESDAY, March 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — While football is frequently blamed for concussions, a new study shows that it’s also the sport in which athletes […]