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July 20, 2018

Could Botox Cousin Combat the Opioid Epidemic?

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A modified type of botulinum toxin — botox — gave mice long-term pain relief and may someday be a […]
July 18, 2018

More Pregnant Women Having Heart Attacks

WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Few women consider the scary possibility that they might suffer a heart attack during or right after their pregnancy, […]
July 16, 2018

When Does Your Child's Headache Call for a Doctor Visit?

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Headaches are common in children and teens, but many parents aren’t sure when to seek professional help for their […]
July 16, 2018

Opioids Given Too Easily to Children: Study

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many children are prescribed powerful opioid painkillers they don’t really need, putting them and those around them at risk, […]
July 9, 2018

Helping Your Child Adjust to College

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — College is a unique stage in a young person’s development. But newfound independence coupled with the pressures of classwork […]
July 6, 2018

Anti-seizure Meds Won't Ease Low Back Pain

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors and pain specialists have been turning to anticonvulsive drugs for treatment of lower back pain more often over […]
July 5, 2018

Could Aspirin Help Keep Alzheimer's Away?

THURSDAY, July 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If new research in mice bears out in humans, that daily low-dose aspirin many people take to keep heart […]
July 5, 2018

Medical Marijuana a Hit With Seniors

THURSDAY, July 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Seniors are giving rave reviews for medical marijuana. In a new survey, those who turned to it for treating […]
June 26, 2018

'Heat Zapping' Kidney Tumors May Help Some Patients Avoid Surgery

TUESDAY, June 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When kidney cancer strikes, surgical removal of the organ is often the standard course of action. But new research […]
June 22, 2018

Have Insurers Played a Role in Opioid Crisis?

FRIDAY, June 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Health insurers may have helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic by not encouraging use of less addictive pain medications, […]
June 20, 2018

Parkinson's Meds Tied to Higher Rate of Gambling, Sex Addiction Than Thought

WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Compulsive gambling. Shopping until your money has run out. Eating until you’ve grown obese. Relentless sexual risk-taking. Medications that […]
June 18, 2018

Meds Can Cut Deaths From Opioid Abuse, But Too Few Get Them

MONDAY, June 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Buprenorphine and methadone can cut the chances that someone who survives an opioid overdose will succumb to yet another […]
June 15, 2018

The Water's Great. Just Don't Overlook Safety.

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than a half million people are treated for swimming-related accidents in the United States in a given year. […]
June 14, 2018

Binge Drinking: A Hazard for Teen Bones?

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Teen girls who regularly toss back four or five alcoholic drinks may be setting themselves up for a lifetime […]
June 11, 2018

Stabilize Those Stability Ball Workouts

MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For fun and fitness, it’s hard to beat the value of a stability ball. You can do exercises to […]
May 29, 2018

Use Your Legs, Boost Your Brain

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Walking, running, crouching, lifting and exercising the legs is critical to optimizing your nervous system’s ability to function, new […]