Personal Health



Friday, March 15, 2019


Food banks among recipients of Butterball turkey recalled in salmonella outbreak

Heart failure: New drug could halt disease and improve heart function   

Surprise medical bills: How to ease the shock

93 percent of medications contain 'potential allergens'   

Are eggs bad for your heart? Experts weigh new findings

Avocado seeds may have anti-inflammatory properties

Manganese and Parkinson's: Mechanism may explain link

EPA bans consumer use of deadly paint stripper, in rare step

Does eating mushrooms protect brain health? Mushrooms are tasty and nutritious, but


Thursday, March 14, 2019


 What to do for healthy teeth and gums

Oral Bacteria in Pancreas Linked to More Aggressive Tumors

What to know about heat rash in babies

What causes recurrent cold sores?

New PTSD blood test could aid prevention and treatment

Ovarian cancer: New drug may prevent recurrence

Could green tea help fight obesity?   

Every 10 minutes a child goes to the ER for medicine poisoning

Marine bacteria offer new weapon against melanoma   

Depression, anxiety, suicide increase in this age group

Is there a link between stroke and changes in gut bacteria?   

Study links Fukushima disaster to spike in infant heart surgeries


Wednesday, March 13, 2019


 What to know about psoriatic spondylitis

Avocado Seed Extract Shows Promise as Anti-Inflammatory Compound

Stelara vs. Humira: What's the difference?  

How the Heart Sends an SOS Signal to Bone Marrow Cells After a Heart Attack

What can cause a sensitive breast?

What can cause stomach churning?

Hand pressure points: Everything you need to know

Gluten, lactose in drugs? Study raises questions about risk

CBD for acne: Does it work?

Hospital reviews 48 nurses, pharmacists over dosages, deaths

Lysine for cold sores: Does it work?

Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies

How to treat a dislocated finger

Nationwide recall of Pillsbury flour due to salmonella fears

Parkinson's: Study reveals how cancer drug reduces toxic protein in brain

Judge keeps unvaccinated students from New York school

Is high blood pressure always bad?   

Claire's recalls makeup that tested positive for asbestos

Type 2 diabetes: Work stress may raise risk in women   

Amazon removes books with vaccine misinformation

Napping may be as good as drugs for lowering blood pressure   

After multiple recalls, FDA OK's new generic for valsartan


Tuesday, March 12, 2019


 What's the best shower frequency?  

These Less Common Proteins May Help Fend Off the Flu

What is the link between psoriatic arthritis and depression?

Some Children Can 'Recover' from Autism, but Problems Often Remain, Study Finds

What to know about lower right back pain

Dementia Looks Different in Brains of Hispanics

What to know about brown urine

Iron Measurements With MRI Reveal Stroke's Impact on Brain

Recommended sugar intake: How much should you have per day?

Hip Replacement Patients Can Skip Hip Precautions, Study Suggests

How to get fast relief from dry socket

IBD: New approach to symptom relief looks promising

How preventable is sepsis-related death?

New brain stimulation therapy is effective against depression

Sleep loss can turn us into social outcasts

Mouth sores: Everything you need to know

US communities reach out to homeless as liver disease surges

The Mediterranean diet can boost athletic performance in just 4 days

2,200 quarantined over mumps outbreak at immigration centers


Monday, March 11, 2019


Why do my ears itch? Causes and treatments

Smoking, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes and Obesity Each Linked to Unhealthy Brains

What to know about the lemon detox diet

Study of Young Athletes Suggests Snoring and Sleep Apnea Are Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death

Are Unisom and vitamin B-6 safe during pregnancy?

Moderate Muscle Strength May Lower Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Flu season is on the rise, and a more severe strain dominates: What you need to know

Smoking During Pregnancy Doubles the Risk of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death, Study Warns

Top 10 cold weather tips for psoriatic arthritis

Air Pollution May Impact Fetal Cardiovascular System 

Sickle cell anemia patients react to breakthrough treatment

Binge Drinking in Adolescence May Increase Risk for Anxiety Later in Life

What is a hypnic jerk?

Cutting the Standard Dose of Medication for Acute Mountain Sickness in Half Does Not Reduce Its Effectiveness

Tunisia: 12 infants die of hospital-acquired infection

Why does my ankle hurt?

Kids' Concussion Recovery Like Snakes and Ladders Game

What to know about heart pacemakers

Psoriatic arthritis and weight gain: What to know

New drug limits damage to heart muscle from heart attack

Diabetes: Could muscle strength lower risk?   

Man cleaned ear with cotton swab, got infection in skull

Vascular risk factors tied to brain health   

Veterans blame 3M earplugs for hearing loss, "maddening" ringing

Could sleep apnea be a risk factor for Alzheimer's?   

Could an eye test help detect Alzheimer's?

Can we heal wounds by printing skin?


Sunday, March 10, 2019


 Stress: A feeling of control may limit its negative effects   

Will Zika return? What pregnant women and others need to know

How yo-yo dieting impacts women's heart health   

Critical condition: The crisis of rural medical care



Saturday, March 9, 2019


Trying to eat healthfully?   

Doctor told California man he was dying via robot video-call

New drug may stop sepsis from reaching major organs

Ebola treatment center in Congo is attacked again; 1 dead