ALL: Health News Around the Nation

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- While in the hospital recovering from a stroke, 21-year-old Alex Leary was trying to make sense of what...
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The epidemic of opioid addiction and abuse ravaging the United States is also affecting teenagers. Now, research confirms...
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you use your feet like hands from birth, the brain will create a different "map" of the toes that's more like the one it has...
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It's a pricy mainstay on restaurant menus, but avocado toast is an easy and healthy breakfast or lunch that you can make at home...
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Doing the right amount of exercise every day is a top health goal. To make sure you're getting all the right types of exercise,...
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Alcohol taxes do little to reduce the burden on American taxpayers for the harmful impacts of heavy drinking, a new study finds...
TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A new, more toxic strain of strep A bacteria is causing an outbreak of scarlet fever among British children, researchers report...
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...
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...
TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A big floppy-faced St. Bernard saved the life of Army veteran and combat medic Brian Gliba -- but not in the way you might think...
TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Falling school grades could be a sign of hearing loss in children, according to the American Academy of Audiology. "A child...
TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Health warnings on individual cigarettes could be a more powerful way to coax smokers to quit than warnings on packages, British...
TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- A music production studio, boxing lessons, employment programs, and health and wellness projects – just...
TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer takes a huge emotional toll on patients, but a new study finds the financial costs are also so high that many are resorting...
TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The United States could be approaching a state of herd immunity against human papillomavirus (HPV), a virus linked to several...
TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Spending time on their phones or online doesn't harm teens' mental health, according to a new study that challenges a widely held...
TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Make the most of your farmers market bounty with fast salads that highlight end-of-summer's best produce, like a filling Cobb...
TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Tamping down inflammation is a must for people with a chronic inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. But you...
MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Could grabbing a nap once or twice a week help you live longer? A new study reports the occasional nap appears to cut in half...
MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Being shorter than average can bring numerous annoyances, but a new study suggests it might also heighten a person's odds for type 2...
MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Estrogen therapy may help younger women live longer after having their uterus and ovaries surgically removed, new research reports...
MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- As the day wears on and doctors are rushed and tired, they are more likely to prescribe opioid painkillers, a new study finds....
MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who grow up confident that their parents, friends and community have their back are far less likely to struggle with depression...
MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Medical advances have enabled some babies who are born extremely early to survive, but they may need ongoing health care, including...

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