ALL: Health News Around the Nation

FRIDAY, June 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The coronavirus pandemic is adding to the mood issues that many pregnant women and new moms experience, according to a new study....
FRIDAY, June 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- If you're working from home because of the coronavirus pandemic and expect to keep doing so, you need to be sure your work station...
FRIDAY, June 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A mainstay of 18th-century medicine -- the lowly leech -- has made something of a comeback in the 21st century. That's largely due...
FRIDAY, June 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- It often seems the older a person gets, the less they sleep, but new research suggests that inconsistent sleep patterns might...
FRIDAY, June 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of U.S. states are seeing upticks in new coronavirus cases, leading some state officials to order the reimposition of...
THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Wondering whether stay-at-home advisories mean you should skip your child's check-up? According to one pediatrician, parents...
THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- One of the drugs championed by President Donald Trump as a potential "game changer" in the coronavirus pandemic led to a...
THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Along with so much else across America, the coronavirus jolted the system that provides lifesaving organ...
THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- There's been a significant drop in diabetes-related lower leg amputations among non-white patients in states that expanded...
THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As summer temperatures soar, dogs are at risk of potentially fatal heat-related illness -- and certain ones appear particularly...
THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- HIV may not be the death sentence it was 20 or 30 years ago, but people who are HIV-positive still face much shorter lives than...
THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Months into a global pandemic, some groups of Americans simply don't know enough about COVID-19 to protect themselves and others...
THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Here's more bad news associated with climate change: Pregnant women exposed to air pollution or heat waves face a greater risk of...
THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A person's genes and blood type may help determine their odds for a nastier form of COVID-19, should they get infected with the...
THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke patients in rural areas of the United States are less likely to get cutting-edge treatments and more likely to die than...
THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- If you're thinking about traveling this summer, you need to consider the risks posed by the coronavirus pandemic, an expert says...
THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As many as 45% of people infected with COVID-19 have no symptoms, and they may play a major role in the spread of the virus, a...
THURSDAY, June 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- "I live in Washington state," said the caller, "but my husband is on a plane to New York City, and I just got a call from my...
WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- COVID-19 spreads easily among people who live together and other family members, even before an infected person shows any...
WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A ruptured appendix is one medical emergency that a general surgeon colleague of Dr. Jacqueline Fincher hadn't treated for more...
WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Children of mothers with long-term depression have an increased risk of behavioral problems and poor development, researchers say...
WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Athletes who play contact sports may develop subtle brain changes -- even if they don't suffer a concussion, researchers say....
WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of healthy habits -- such as a good diet and regular exercise -- may lower your risk of Alzheimer's disease by as...
WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease comes with daily challenges and disruptions, and those have only increased during the...

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