ARCHIVE: April 2018

How to Keep Anger From Getting the Better of You

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Anger isn't just an emotional reaction -- it can affect you physically, too. It's been shown to raise your risk for heart disease and other problems...

Foodborne Illnesses Can Mean Financial Ruin for Restaurants

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- An outbreak of salmonella at a restaurant can not only make diners sick, it can also be a restaurant's worst financial nightmare, new research shows. When...

Smoking Puts Blacks at Higher Risk for Heart Failure

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking may significantly increase black Americans' risk of heart failure, a new study warns. The study included 4,129 black participants who were followed...

Drug Keytruda May Help Block Melanoma's Return

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Taking the drug Keytruda after surgery for advanced melanoma significantly reduced patients' risk of their cancer returning, a new study found. Last May,...

Transgender Kids Face High Risk of Mental Health Woes

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Children and teens who identify as transgender or gender non-conforming are more likely to be diagnosed with mental health woes, new research suggests....

Company Recalls More Than 200 Million Eggs Due to Salmonella...

SUNDAY, April 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 207 million eggs produced at a farm in Hyde County, N.C., are being voluntarily recalled because of concerns of contamination with the salmonella...

A College Student's Guide to Avoiding Burnout

SUNDAY, April 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Juggling classes, jobs and extracurricular activities can lead to big-time burnout in college, but knowing its signs can help savvy students avoid it, one...

Telltale Clues That Your Child Is Depressed

SATURDAY, April 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Know what to look for if you suspect your child or teen may be depressed. "In children and adolescents who are depressed, you may notice more...

Busting Myths Surrounding Cancer and Genetic Testing

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- While only 5 percent to 10 percent of cancers are caused by an inherited gene mutation, genetic testing may benefit people with a strong history of family...

Another Study Finds Later School Bell Brings Sleep Bonus for...

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Singapore's teens are the world's best on an international test of academic performance, but they pay for it with their sleep. Most get well below the...

Arizona Romaine Lettuce Tied to Nationwide E. Coli Outbreak: CDC

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You may want to think twice about that Caesar salad. As a recent outbreak of serious illness from the E. coli stomach bug continues to spread across the...

AHA: Rx for Sedentary Kids -- Friends and the Great Outdoors

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Hanging out with friends can make kids less sedentary, but having inviting outdoor spaces and nearby parks can help them be more physically...

Fish Oil Supplements Fail to Ease Dry Eye, Study Shows

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There was hope that the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil supplements might ease the discomfort of chronic dry eye. But new research suggests that isn'...

A salmonella outbreak puts a spotlight on kratom supplement

More than 100 people across the United States have become ill after consuming an herbal supplement contaminated with salmonella, reports the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At...

Preschool, Day Care Not Asthma Triggers: Study

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Breathe easy, Mom and Dad. Sending your young children to preschool or day care probably won't increase their risk of developing asthma. In fact,...

'Let It Go' May Be Good Advice for Health

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The advice to "let go" of negative feelings is repeated in yoga classes and self-help books. Now a new study suggests it really brings a lasting health...

FDA Cracks Down on Caffeine-Loaded Supplements

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it has issued tough new restrictions on the sale of dietary supplements that contain dangerously...

What You Need to Know About Fever in Adults

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to a fever, what's true for kids isn't necessarily so for adults. Even a slight temperature in a child warrants a call to the doctor. That's...

Yoga Can Soothe Anxious Grade Schoolers

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga at school might work wonders for the younger set, new research suggests. In the study, 52 third-graders who had symptoms of anxiety were randomly...

Toxins in E-Cigarettes May Vary by Flavor

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The flavor you choose for your e-cigarette liquid may determine how many toxins you inhale, new research suggests. Those toxins -- called free radicals --...

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