Personal Health


Friday, August 3, 2018


Why does radiation-induced breast cancer occur?

How are HPV and herpes different?

Telling the difference between genital pimples and herpes 

Bacteria are becoming resistant to alcohol-based disinfectants 

What's the link between 'hobbits' and modern humans?   

Almond milk recalled because it may contain real milk

What to know about a chemical pregnancy

2-week break from exercise could have lasting impact on your body

Flu: People with obesity may be contagious for a longer time 


Thursday, August 2, 2018


What is explosive diarrhea?

Ovarian torsion: Everything you need to know

How does weight loss 'fix' type 2 diabetes?

How fiber and gut bacteria reverse stress damage

Cancer cells are weaker when made more acidic

Are holes in tonsils normal?  

California salad source ID'd in tainted McDonald's lettuce

What is the Valsalva maneuver?

Boy develops normally despite having a sixth of his brain removed

What happens when a woman has low testosterone?   

79 sickened by salmonella tied to Hy-Vee pasta salad

Dementia: Both too much and too little alcohol may raise risk

Chipotle rides out another food-related illness scare

'Vaginal rejuvenation' devices 'have serious risks,' warn FDA


Wednesday, August 1, 2018


14 possible causes for irregular periods

Chickenpox vs. measles: What's the difference?

Is it safe to drink alcohol while breast-feeding?

What to know about vaginal steaming

Cellular mechanism may change cancer treatment

What are the side effects of an IUD?

What are the symptoms of low testosterone?

Anxiety: Hereditary brain chemistry explored

Vitamin D: Recent research uncovers new benefits

New antibiotic found in common weed

What are some foods to ease your anxiety?

Ovarian cancer and weight gain: What's the link?

Can ovarian cysts become cancerous?

What causes a soapy taste in the mouth?

Can coffee cause cancer?

Will drinking coffee prolong your life?   

Hand, foot, and mouth disease cases spark concern

Do brain-training games really work?   

Man's legs amputated after dog's licks lead to infection

Wraps, salads recalled due to parasite concern

Chicken most likely to make you sicken, CDC data show


Tuesday, July 31, 2018


What are the side effects of testosterone pellets?

Vitamins and minerals that boost metabolism

Can dietary changes help acne?

What causes dizziness and vomiting?

Parkinson's disease: Breath test for early diagnosis steps closer

What are the best natural H. pylori treatments?

'More potent' Alzheimer's therapy is on its way

Only 2 weeks of inactivity can hasten diabetes onset in seniors

What are the miscarriage rates by week?

How does psoriatic arthritis affect the body?

What to do about an evaporation line on a pregnancy test 

Your dreams could be an early clue to Parkinson's disease

Pancreatic cancer: Cannabis compound may boost survival

Parkinson's disease: What to know about Alan Alda's diagnosis

Low-dose birth control: Everything you need to know

The top anti-aging foods to add to your diet now

Molecule deficiency may help diagnose severe depression


Monday, July 30, 2018


What to know about babies and cold sores

What can cause joint pains in children?

What are the symptoms of late stage bladder cancer?

Differences between stool softeners and other laxatives

Nine herbal teas for constipation

Meat allergy from tick bite: A common cause of anaphylaxis?

What is juvenile psoriatic arthritis?

How cells actively stop breast cancer from becoming invasive

Diet-driven hair loss and skin damage may be reversible

How are thyroid and cholesterol related?

What are the benefits of activated charcoal?  

Is it safe for breastfeeding moms to drink alcohol?

Cervical dilation through the stages of labor 

How do you get hookworms? Teen's case raises questions

How to treat turf burn

Advances in IVF testing spurring debate over "mosaic" embryos

'Normal' blood sugar levels may not be so normal after all

Could a blood test lead to new treatments for depression?

Fighting prostate cancer with groundbreaking new technique

Study: 'Medicare for all' projected to cost $32.6 trillion


Sunday, July 29, 2018


Endometriosis drug approved by the FDA to reduce pain

Contact sports increase Parkinson's disease risk

Saturday, July 28, 2018


Parkinson's gene affects more people than previously though

America's epidemic of sleep deprivation could be costing us millions

Will climate change increase suicide rates?