(HealthDay News) — From skin conditions like eczema to contagious diseases like ringworm, there are many reasons for itchy skin. Latest Skin News Regardless of the cause, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says it’s important to avoid scratching, which will irritate the skin further. To soothe itchy skin,... Read more
Latest Healthy Kids News SUNDAY, Sept. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you own or use trampolines, you need to take steps to prevent injuries, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) says. While trampolines are fun and can help improve coordination and strengthen the musculoskeletal system, serious injuries... Read more
Latest Heart News THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Heart attack patients often take longer to seek help if they have gradual symptoms, which may put them at increased risk of death, researchers say. Gradual symptoms begin with mild discomfort that slowly worsens, while abrupt symptoms are sudden... Read more
Latest Arthritis News THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re a young adult, start thinking about your bone health, an expert advises. Most people reach peak bone mass — the strongest bones they’ll ever have — between 25 and 30 years of age, according to Dr. Philip... Read more
Latest Lungs News TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Hookahs may be more dangerous than other types of smoking due to high levels of toxic chemicals, carbon monoxide and ultrafine particles, researchers warn. Water pipes used to smoke specially made flavored tobacco have become increasingly popular, and 1... Read more
By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Pregnant women are often told to sleep on their left side to reduce the risk of stillbirth, but new research suggests they can choose whatever position is most comfortable through most of the pregnancy.... Read more
By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter Latest Digestion News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A little pinot noir now and then might help keep the bacteria in your tummy healthy and happy, a new study suggests. As little as one glass of red wine a week can increase... Read more
Exercise, even a little of it, can lengthen your life, a new study suggests. The Norwegian researchers also found that too much sitting was associated with a higher risk of early death. “Developing ways to limit sedentary time and increase activity at any level could considerably improve health and... Read more
By Len Canter HealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You suffered an injury that has sidelined you from exercise, but you dodged a bullet — your doctor has said that you don’t need surgery. Instead, he or she prescribes physical therapy, most... Read more
By Len Canter HealthDay Reporter Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many Americans still don’t get enough fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods. If money and time are concerns, your favorite drive-through donut and coffee place in the morning and the closest... Read more