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4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A

Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed data from over 250 middle aged me...

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A

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4 Your Health: Study confirms long-term health benefits of a low-fat diet (NBC News)- New research confirms the long-term health benefits from eating a low-fat diet. The study conducted by a cancer center included nearly 50...
2019-09-06, 01:32

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health Poor sleep can raise a person’s blood pressure.NBC News How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona f...
2019-06-06, 23:32

Losing Sleep Caring For Dementia Patients May Affect Health: Eat These 7 Foods To Induce Sleep According to a latest study, published in the journal 'JAMA', dementia patients' carers are losing their sleep while caring for their clients and thi...
2019-08-24, 13:48

Buttigieg Proposes National Service Programs for Climate Change and Mental Health Buttigieg proposed an expansion of voluntary national service to 250,000 Americans in the short term, offering access to student debt relief programs...
2019-07-03, 12:16

Big California insurer is ditching 'zombie' workplace wellness programs and focusing on health apps Blue Shield of California is offering a new web and mobile app for consumers to pick their own wellness program or app. Because traditional workplace...
2019-06-27, 22:16

Why sleep is essential for health Sleep is important for energy, avoiding weight gain, lowering the risk of heart disease, and reducing stress. Learn more about the importance of gett...
2019-05-31, 23:32

Regular sleep schedule likely benefits metabolic health Studies have linked sleep insufficiency to metabolic conditions. Now, new research reveals that varying time and length of sleep could also be a fact...
2019-06-05, 20:16

Burnout in firefighters linked to sleep issues, mental health concerns Firefighters who feel burned out often experience sleep issues, which also increases their risk of emotional fatigue, exhaustion and health problems,...
2019-06-28, 01:00

4 Your Health: A blood test could be used to identify Alzheimer’s risk A blood test could help identify people at risk for Alzheimer’s disease before any symptoms arise. The test was developed by scientists at the Univer...
2019-08-03, 05:32

Common blood pressure drug may harm gut health Researchers using genetic analysis to estimate the effect of antihypertensive drugs on the risk of various diseases found negative effects on gut hea...
2019-07-12, 18:16

4 Your Health: Hot yoga could help lower high blood pressure (NBC News)- PTSD may increase the risk of ovarian cancer, according to a new Harvard study. Researchers looked at data from over 54,000 women. They f...
2019-09-07, 02:00

Dementia patient caregivers lose sleep, adding to mental health stress On average, family members spend nearly 22 hours each week caring for parents, grandparents and siblings with Alzheimer's and other conditions. But a...
2019-08-24, 12:16

'Intensive blood pressure management' may preserve brain health Intensively controlling blood pressure can improve brain health and reduce the likelihood of developing mild cognitive impairment, new research finds...
2019-08-15, 04:32

Fitbit Versa 2 review: Buy it for its outstanding sleep and health tracking, not for its limited smartwatch functionality Fitbit saw solid success with last year's Versa, but stumbled a bit with the Versa Lite. The Versa 2 improves on the original in every area and is wo...
2019-09-13, 21:32

A variety of CBD health products are in the shops - do they work? A component in cannabis called CBD is claimed to help everything from Alzheimer's to anxiety. Despite a boom in sales, there's little evidence suppor...
2019-08-19, 15:16

Red wine is good for your gut health, study finds Good news, red wine lovers: An occasional glass of the beloved beverage could be good for your gut health, a study published this week found. The stu...
2019-08-29, 05:16

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of Inte...
2019-07-17, 21:48

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access ...
2019-07-31, 18:00

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “publ...
2019-07-18, 00:16

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of interna...
2019-07-18, 03:00

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wage...
2019-09-10, 01:00

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicen...
2019-07-20, 15:16

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on...
2019-09-10, 22:32

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Em...
2019-08-04, 06:48

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zo...
2019-07-17, 22:48

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307...
2019-07-22, 21:16

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according ...
2019-05-21, 16:16

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new App...
2019-09-11, 22:32

An 8-hour work week could be ideal for mental health How many hours of paid work per week are actually beneficial for mental health? It could be as little as 8, suggests a new study from the United King...
2019-06-21, 22:48

Harsh Vardhan Cycles To Work On Day One As Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who has been appointed in the Prime Minister-led Narendra Modi cabinet for a second consecutive term, arrived at the Ministry of He...
2019-06-03, 08:16

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simpl...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Cannabis-based health products are going mainstream – do they work? A component in cannabis called CBD is claimed to help everything from Alzheimer's to anxiety. Despite a boom in sales, there's little evidence suppor...
2019-08-14, 21:32

That Study About the Health Benefits of Nature Comes With an Important Caveat On Thursday, a new study in Scientific Reports found just two hours a week spent in nature can help improve a person’s health and well-being. The wid...
2019-06-15, 02:16

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to...
2019-06-28, 03:00

Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest's health Researchers from Harvard University are using drones to better understand the Amazon rainforest. With drone-based sensors, the researchers hope to de...
2019-09-13, 22:00

2 health organizations sue to stop new federal health rules NEW YORK (AP) — Two health organizations have sued the federal government to stop a new policy creating obstacles for women seeking abortions. The Na...
2019-06-11, 22:32

4 Your Health: Weight-loss surgery health benefits (NBC)- Weight-loss surgery can have major health benefits for people with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. I...
2019-09-03, 02:00

Working toward zero maternal deaths: Hospitals and health systems are doing the work Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of working with mothers and babies across the care continuum. From working as a nurse providing prenatal...
2019-08-06, 18:00

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the count...
2019-05-21, 15:32

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recomme...
2019-06-14, 19:16

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
2019-05-21, 15:32

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature significantly boosts health and wel...
2019-06-13, 15:32

Shunning booze may improve women’s mental health: study Winding down with some wine may not be so relaxing after all. Researchers at the University of Hong Kong found that quitting alcohol completely may ...
2019-07-11, 00:32

Vegetarian heart health: Study identifies benefits and risks A new study concludes that a vegetarian diet reduces the risk of ischemic heart disease. It also finds a small but surprising increased risk of strok...
2019-09-08, 02:48

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the ...
2019-06-03, 03:32

Women's mental health may improve after quitting alcohol, study says Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or quit the habit altogether have better mental well-being outcomes compared to those who keep drinking, ...
2019-07-09, 02:48

Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health, study says d. Guidelines released this year ruled out routine aspirin use for many older adults who don't already have heart disease — and said it's only for ce...
2019-07-23, 20:00

AIIMS Doctors Call Off Strike After Meeting With Health Minister Resident doctors of AIIMS called off their strike and resumed duties on Sunday after Health Minister Harsh Vardhan assured them that their concerns o...
2019-08-04, 23:48

'Save your money': no evidence brain health supplements work, say experts Worldwide panel says it cannot recommend healthy people take ‘memory supplements’Dietary supplements such as vitamins do nothing to boost brain healt...
2019-06-29, 12:16

Your doctor may be playing medical video games at work. That could be good for your health Doctors playing medical video games on their phones from Level Ex could be better prepared for your next surgery.      ...
2019-06-12, 11:16

'Medicare for all' would create a lot of unnecessary work for supporters of guaranteed health coverage Those advocating moving all Americans onto a single government plan under the banner "Medicare for all" are creating a lot more work for themselves i...
2019-06-27, 21:16

Millions should stop popping aspirin for heart health, study warns After decades of primary care physicians advising patients to take a daily aspirin for heart health, experts at Harvard are disputing the practice. N...
2019-07-23, 17:48

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's...
2019-06-03, 20:32

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. ThatR...
2019-07-01, 22:00

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a ...
2019-05-21, 16:16

Public Health Experts Call for Aggressive, Global Push Against Antivaxxers Public health experts are fed up with the anti-vaccination movement, which is most recently behind a surge of the completely preventable disease meas...
2019-07-02, 19:32

Comcast Working on Health Monitoring Device For the Elderly But Don't Call it an Alexa Comcast is working on a new in-home device that will monitor your health, according to a new report from CNBC. A source familiar with the product con...
2019-05-21, 23:32

Sanders to Call for Rivals to Reject Money From Health Care Industry In a speech in Washington, Mr. Sanders will lay out his vision of “Medicare for all,” while saying all candidates should reject money from health car...
2019-07-17, 16:00

Bike to Work Week: Are e-bikes the answer to health, traffic and environmental issues? E-bike sales are booming while regular bikes aren't doing to hot. Trek says its the company's fastest growing segment.    &...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Women Who Are Denied Abortions May Face Long-Lasting Health Problems, Study Says When a woman is denied access to an abortion, research has shown that she may face threats to her mental or financial well-being. A new study, publis...
2019-06-11, 07:00

‘Great Recession’ linked to long-term mental health issues: study Millions of Americans are still recovering from the “Great Recession” of 2008. But it’s not just their finances that took a hit. Th...
2019-09-04, 21:32

Milk, Dairy May Cut Risk Of Chronic Diseases Like Diabetes, Poor Heart Health: Study The following study reviewed global scientific literature on the role of dairy products in health and in the prevention of chronic diseases including...
2019-07-06, 21:32

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out...
2019-05-30, 07:48

Los Angeles, California cities 'overrun by rodents' that pose public health epidemic, study says An ever-growing number of rodents in California is being fueled by a spiking homeless population combined with restrictions on rodenticides that is r...
2019-07-17, 20:32

4 Your Health: Study links woman’s waist size to risk of coronary artery disease (NBC)- New unique strategies are needed to reverse the rising death toll from synthetic opioids like fentanyl, according to researchers from the Rand...
2019-08-30, 07:16

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claim...
2019-06-13, 21:48

4 Your Health: Red wine good for gut health A new study shows an occasional glass of red wine may be good for your gut. British researchers studied nearly 3,000 people in the U.S., Great Britai...
2019-08-29, 01:16

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station fro...
2019-06-04, 16:16

Red Cross offers Amazon gift cards to donors amid emergency blood shortage TUCSON – To help combat an emergency blood shortage, American Red Cross clinics across southern Arizona will be giving out $5 Amazon Gift Cards...
2019-08-13, 23:32

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for Al...
2019-07-17, 05:00

Sorting out recycling programs: Which ones work best? Changing markets and confusion over what can be thrown in recycling bins has forced some communities to rethink or even suspend their recycling progr...
2019-05-23, 03:16

4 Your Health: Smoking is still bad for your health You don’t have to be a heavy smoker to suffer devastating effects to your health. NBCNews.com. A new study reinforces what we have known for a ...
2019-07-06, 01:00

4 Your Health: Owning a dog could help health The HPV vaccine could prevent nearly all of the cancers associated with the virus. According to the CDC, nearly 35,000 cases of cancer that were prob...
2019-08-24, 11:16

Sleep habits linked with blood sugar control in diabetes and prediabetes (Reuters Health) - Too little sleep - or too much - can be tied to problems with blood sugar levels, not just in people with diabetes but also in peo...
2019-06-11, 21:48

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders call for de Blasio 2020 donors Leaders of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in Brooklyn are asking their followers to donate to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign ...
2019-08-09, 05:00

Too Few Black and Latino Students Get Into NYC’s Gifted and Talented Programs, So NYC Considers Dumping the Programs In an effort to end the underrepresentation of black and Latinx children in gifted and talented programs throughout New York City’s public schools, a...
2019-08-30, 10:48

Facebook's 'Blood Donation' tool aims to connect donors to banks in need On Wednesday, Facebook launched its 'Blood Donations' feature in select cities across the United States, days before World Blood Donor Day....
2019-06-13, 22:48

To tilt your odds of success at work, get more sleep Good sleep should not only be for the elites. Lack of sleep and sleep disorders take a steep toll on worker productivity and health. Burning the midn...
2019-07-18, 22:32

This kind of bath could give you the best sleep ever: study While many so-called mature adults opt for showers — a good soak might be better for you. Just ask researchers at the University of Texas, who say ta...
2019-07-22, 23:00

Poor sleep may hinder weight loss, study shows According to a recent study, people experiencing poor sleep may be less able to lose unwanted weight, even when taking part in a weight loss program....
2019-07-02, 15:16

Bad sleep habits lead teens to high-risk sex: study A lack of sleep is a gateway to wild teenage sex — and the majority of teens just aren’t getting enough, a new study finds. “Insufficient...
2019-06-05, 01:32

Poor Sleep Quality Linked To Low Levels Of Micronutrients: Preliminary Study Now a new study has also linked sleep to quality of nutrition, indicating that the quality of sleep may be linked to presence or absence of essential...
2019-06-11, 20:16

A Wake-Up Call On Smart Beds And Sleep Apps That Collect Your Data Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. At least not yet. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pa...
2019-05-29, 20:48

Using mouthwash after exercise has this bizarre effect on blood pressure, study claims Using mouthwash after working out could negatively impact the cardiovascular benefits of exercising, particularly lowering blood pressure, a new stud...
2019-09-07, 09:00

New blood test could detect ovarian cancer two years earlier: study A simple new blood test could save thousands of lives by detecting ovarian cancer two years earlier than current methods. Researchers said the breakt...
2019-08-24, 06:16

Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk The systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings -- which are the top and bottom numbers -- both independently forecast the risk of heart attack an...
2019-07-18, 17:48

E-cigarettes damage blood vessels even if devices don’t contain nicotine, study finds Often touted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes can have negative effects on a user’s blood vessels, damaging them after just one use...
2019-08-22, 04:48

Study shows pesticide exposure may raise blood pressure in children Elevated pesticide use to produce flowers during the Mother's Day harvest has been linked to high blood pressure in children living near fields in Ec...
2019-05-23, 19:48

Study: Reducing blood pressure, cholesterol lowers death risk by 67 percent Reducing low-density lipoprotein by 1 mmol/L and blood pressure by 10 mmHg can decrease heart and circulatory disease risk by 80 percent, researchers...
2019-09-03, 21:32

New study finds energy drinks can affect blood pressure and heart rhythm NBC — Energy drinks may be bad for your heart. Researchers studied 34 adults between the ages of 18 and 40-years-old. Those who drank a 32 ounc...
2019-05-30, 05:48

Abbott device helps in cutting blood sugar in type 2 diabetics - study Insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes saw a significant drop in their blood sugar levels after wearing Abbott Laboratories Inc's continuous...
2019-06-08, 22:48

Robot ‘snakes’ could slither inside your brain to treat blood clots: study Robots may soon be taking over our brains — but not for the reason you think. Mechanical engineers have developed a snake-like robot to navigate narr...
2019-08-31, 02:48

Abbott device helps in cutting blood sugar in type 2 diabetics: study Insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes saw a significant drop in their blood sugar levels after wearing Abbott Laboratories Inc's continuous...
2019-06-09, 03:48

Third of UK adults 'still sleep with childhood teddy', study shows More than a third of adults still sleep with their childhood teddy, with 15 per cent admitting they cannot sleep without it, according to a new surve...
2019-05-21, 16:48

Is red meat bad for your health? Red meat is a good source of protein and iron, though research has linked it to heart disease, certain cancers, and other health conditions. Learn wh...
2019-08-28, 07:16

4 Your Health: Most in U.S. not tested for HIV Most people in the United States have never been tested for HIV. Most Americans are not getting screened for HIV. The Centers For Disease Control rec...
2019-06-28, 18:32

How to look after your mental health A lot of the conversation around mental health focuses on mental illness, but mental wellbeing doesn’t just mean the absence of symptoms. Here are so...
2019-09-10, 09:00

WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid t...
2019-05-22, 01:32

4 Your Health: Low cholesterol not always healthy A new study suggests having very low cholesterol is not always a good thing. Researchers from Penn State tracked 96 thousand healthy adults for 9 yea...
2019-07-04, 07:48

Health benefits of peppermint tea Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have...
2019-05-23, 02:32

Can the moon really influence your health? People have long believed that the moon could influence their sleep, their mood, even their fertility. Are any of these beliefs true? We investigate....
2019-08-10, 06:32

Do tea bags benefit eye health? Many people believe that placing tea bags on the eyes reduces dark circles and helps treat minor ailments. Learn more about tea bags for eyes in this...
2019-09-12, 21:32

10 ways to improve gut health The gut is home to billions of microorganisms. Many of these are beneficial to overall health. In this article, learn how to promote the growth of be...
2019-05-28, 18:16

12 reasons why you should take a vacation for your health There’s evidence that regular vacations can have a positive effect on at least a dozen conditions, including heart health, stress and depressio...
2019-07-18, 17:00

What are the health benefits of phosphorus? Phosphorus is a mineral that is essential for human health. It is available in a wide variety of foods, including meat, fish, dairy, and some vegetab...
2019-07-02, 12:32

Your Kid Should Get Mental Health Days, Too Lifehacker contributor Starre Julia Vartan wrote about the importance of taking mental health days from your job. Mental health is health, and taking...
2019-07-11, 07:32

Oatmeal May Not Be Good For Your Health - Here's Why One of the superfoods, oatmeal is a very famous food among health conscious people and fitness enthusiasts, but there is something about oatmeal that...
2019-05-30, 17:16

What are the worst foods for gut health? The gut microbiome affects many aspects of human health, and the foods people eat can have a huge impact on the bacteria in their gut. Learn about th...
2019-09-06, 10:32

Is dairy good or bad for your health? Expert opinions are divided as to whether dairy is good or bad for a person’s health. Many dairy products contain vital nutrients, but consuming too ...
2019-09-07, 05:00

Health Inequality Is Getting Worse in the U.S. Americans who have had the misfortune of becoming seriously sick know that the country’s health care system is deeply broken, even if you have insura...
2019-06-28, 23:00

Why sleeping with a fan on during heatwave can be bad for your health IT MAY be tempting to bring the fan out when you are melting away during the heatwave. But leaving it on while you are sleeping can actually be bad f...
2019-07-24, 15:48

The Ultimate List of Work and Study Music I can’t work in silence. And if I’m working with words—which is most of the time—I can’t work while playing typical pop, rock, or hip-hop. So I colle...
2019-08-27, 00:16

Working together for the health and welfare of humankind 1. We, the Heads of the International Narcotics Control Board, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Health Organization are c...
2019-05-22, 01:32

Feeling angry: Mental health and what to do Anger is a natural human emotion. Although occasional anger affects most people, regularly feeling angry can affect quality of life. Learn about some...
2019-08-28, 07:16

4 Your Health: Back to school meals As summer comes to a close for Tucson kids, health experts have some recommendations for your children’s back to school meals. Dietitians with ...
2019-08-20, 17:48

Health-Ade makes the best-tasting kombucha we've tried so far Facebook Kombucha is a rapidly growing industry, with US sales nearing $700 million in 2018. Health-Ade is one of brands leading the growth of this ...
2019-06-27, 21:48

ETFs With a Focus on Health-Care AI Robo Global Healthcare Technology & Innovation is one of several new funds betting that aging populations will spark a technological revolution in he...
2019-09-09, 12:32

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a ...
2019-05-21, 20:48

Are You Dying? Ask a Doctor All Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT That weird, occasional pain in your back has been bothering you for a while, but it doesn’t seem like quite enough of a problem to schedule a full-on...
2019-06-11, 16:00

Too much cleanliness not bad for health, report on hygiene says Royal Society for Public Health says need to expose children to germs is ‘dangerous myth’The notion that too much cleanliness can be bad for your hea...
2019-06-28, 01:32

Having a mental health crisis? Dial 988 With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.        ...
2019-08-16, 14:32

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide Suicide has increased by more than a third since 1999. The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from th...
2019-06-20, 21:00

Why watching soccer could be good for your health With every painstaking second that ticks by you get that bit closer to the edge of your seat. This could be it, this could be the week your favorite ...
2019-08-11, 23:32

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged population...
2019-05-22, 01:32

How what you eat directly influences your mental health The microbes in our guts have a surprising influence on our brains. Now we're understanding why – and how to use them to combat anxiety, stress and d...
2019-09-06, 21:32

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT It’s that time again, chickadees: Time to ask all those questions about your health that you’ve been putting off (or let’s be honest, forgetting) for...
2019-08-13, 14:32

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health? As I was picking the letter for this week’s edition of Tech 911, I was reminded of how happy I am that my house has solar panels. This means I can le...
2019-05-24, 16:16

Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health A large new study warns that many people with diabetes receive overly intensive treatments that increase their risk of hypoglycemia and associated ev...
2019-08-18, 04:32

How does exercise support health later in life? A new study reviews the effects of exercising in older life. Greater independence and higher self-worth are only some of the benefits of physical act...
2019-05-25, 19:48

Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida The state of Florida has declared the current hepatitis A outbreak a 'public health emergency,' and officials encourage inhabitants to get vaccinated...
2019-08-06, 02:48

Why do fragrances cause health problems for one in three people? One in three adults say fragrances in everyday products give them headaches, runny noses or breathing problems. But are these symptoms psychological?...
2019-09-06, 21:32

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which w...
2019-05-22, 01:32

Is decaf coffee harmful to health? Decaffeinated coffee, or decaf, is similar to regular coffee but contains very little caffeine. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful ...
2019-06-19, 10:48

There's a Mental Health Crisis in ICE Detention Nooses made from bedsheets, suicidal detainees being pepper sprayed, and mentally ill migrants placed in solitary confinement: These are just some of...
2019-07-22, 16:32

4 Your Health: Processed foods are killers Ultra-processed foods contain ingredients that may lead to cardiovascular disease and early death. A new health warning about highly processed foods....
2019-05-30, 18:32

Focus on Your Kids' Health, Not Their Weight Recently WW, the company formerly known as Weight Watchers, introduced a “health coaching” app for kids called Kurbo. It’s obviously meant for weight...
2019-08-22, 18:48

The health effects of eating maggots A person may accidentally ingest maggots if they eat spoiled food. Although eating maggots is unlikely to cause lasting harm, it can sometimes cause ...
2019-05-30, 17:32

Paleo diet may be bad for heart health Researchers have uncovered fresh evidence that following a Paleo diet may place heart health at risk, and they identify a possible source of the thre...
2019-07-24, 05:16

Are there any health benefits to a cold shower? The potential health benefits of taking a cold shower include strengthening the immune system, feeling invigorated, and boosting mood. Learn more abo...
2019-07-12, 18:16

4 Your Health: More people using antibiotics without a prescription Many Americans are using antibiotics without a prescription, according to new research from Baylor College of Medicine. The study shows unprescribed ...
2019-07-24, 05:01

Red wine in moderation may protect gut health An observational study finds that people who drink red wine regularly but in moderation have healthier, more diverse gut microbiotas than those who d...
2019-08-31, 01:16

Olives: Nutrition and health benefits Olives are a delicious snack, and they make a great addition to many popular dishes. They are also a key component of the Mediterranean diet. Learn m...
2019-05-30, 17:32

Why smelling good could come with a cost to health Fruity, floral, musky – from candles and cleaning products to lotions, soaps, lipstick and cologne, we live in a scented world. What is lurking in th...
2019-05-23, 12:00

4 Your Health: What’s driving teens to smoke Mental health of teens connected to smoking. NBC News Mental health issues may lead teens to start smoking. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University...
2019-06-04, 02:16

Health Insurers Set to Expand Offerings Under the ACA Insurers are expanding their Affordable Care Act plan offerings for next year, with the once-troubled business now generating profits, even as the ov...
2019-08-22, 18:48

4 Your Health: Kids not eating enough seafood The country’s leading pediatricians say kids need to add more surf to their diets. Studies show seafood consumption among American children has...
2019-05-21, 18:16

3 creepy crawlies that may revolutionize health Are you scared or fascinated by crawling, flying, scurrying critters? This Spotlight feature explains how creepy crawlies may forward clinical resear...
2019-07-06, 00:16

Is the acrylamide in coffee harmful to health? Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic, ...
2019-05-28, 21:48

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death thi...
2019-08-24, 01:16

Is diet soda bad for you? Know the health risks Many people drink diet soda as a low or zero calorie alternative to regular soda. While it may seem like the better choice, diet soda still has healt...
2019-08-01, 03:48

AI-enhanced ECGs may soon assess overall health The ability of artificial intelligence to predict sex and estimate age from electrocardiogram readouts shows potential as a measure of overall health...
2019-08-31, 10:48

Can blueberries protect heart health? A recent study that investigated the impact of blueberries on cardiovascular health concludes that we should all be eating 1 cup of blueberries each ...
2019-06-01, 15:16

4 Your Health: Be wary of homemade sunscreens Homemade sunscreens may do more harm than good. NBCNews.com With rising temperatures comes a new trend related to sunscreen. Blogs are popping up wit...
2019-06-06, 01:16

Worried about your health? Consult Alexa Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon Alexa to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official websit...
2019-07-10, 18:00

Too much sunscreen? Why avoiding the sun could damage your health For years we have been told to slather up or seek shade to avoid skin cancer. But now it is becoming clear that shunning the sun comes with its own h...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Modern farmers work harder than cavemen did: study Most would consider themselves lucky to have been born in the modern age — unthreatened by food scarcity and saber-toothed tigers. But a new an...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Apple didn't release its rumored smartwatch sleep-tracking app. Don't lose sleep over that Apple introduced new iPhones, a new iPad and its new streaming TV service on Tuesday, but a rumored smartwatch sleep-tracking app was not part of the...
2019-09-11, 18:32

4 Your Health: A connection between sugary drinks and cancer Sugary drinks may cause inflammation of organs leading to cancer. NBC News New research suggests a possible link between sugary drinks and cancer. Th...
2019-07-11, 20:16

Retiring this year? How much you'll need for health-care costs A 65-year-old couple in good health could shell out close to $390,000 in medical expenses, according to HealthView Services. Here's why the bill...
2019-07-18, 22:48

Cutting 300 Calories a Day Shows Health Benefits Calorie restriction led to weight loss, lower cholesterol and less inflammation. Whether it extends life span and wards off disease long-term remains...
2019-07-16, 23:16

Are mental health diagnoses 'scientifically meaningless'? After finding many inconsistencies and contradictions in the DSM-5 diagnostic handbook, a study questions the scientific value of psychiatric diagnos...
2019-07-11, 22:16

I take care of my health, says Merkel after several shaking episodes German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she knows she must look after her health, offering reassurance on Thursday after three bouts of shaking on previ...
2019-07-11, 18:00

Rajasthan To Enact "Right To Health" Law Soon: Ashok Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said his government will soon enact a law on "right to heath" to ensure good health services to everyone ...
2019-06-03, 00:48

Cutting just 300 calories a day can significantly benefit your health Cutting out the calorie equivalent of a bagel, slice of pizza, side of fries or six Oreo cookies a day can pay off for your heart health and your wai...
2019-07-16, 21:32

23 health and science books you should read this summer Flickr/Butz.2013 Each year, STAT publishes a list of summer book recommendations for those interested in health and science. This year's list includ...
2019-06-27, 21:48

4 Your Health: Healthy lifestyles that help prevent dementia Healthy lifestyles can help prevent dementia. Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. New research shows people wh...
2019-07-15, 22:32

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale Univers...
2019-06-04, 20:00

Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health. That’s according to new research from Duke University. The study tracked over 20...
2019-07-13, 05:48

Nation agrees ‘mental health’ is the top gun issue President Trump’s focus on mental health as he considers ways to curb gun violence is backed by most Americans and the issue has even prompted a Cali...
2019-09-12, 23:32

CVS announces further expansion into health care services CVS Health is pushing deeper into health services with plans to add dietitians, medical equipment and space for the occasional yoga class to 1,500 st...
2019-06-04, 13:32

Obesity in Africa: A looming health catastrophe There is a silent epidemic sweeping through Africa and it’s worse than HIV. Out of the 20 fastest rising countries with obesity, nearly half of them ...
2019-09-12, 20:32

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general's personal envoy for the disputed Western Saha...
2019-05-23, 01:32

CVS to expand health hubs to 1,500 stores by end of 2021 CVS Health Corp said it will offer expanded health services such as nutrition counseling and blood pressure screenings in 1,500 stores by the end of ...
2019-06-04, 13:16

Democrats clash over health insurance, economy Ten Democratic presidential candidates tussled in the opening debate of the 2020 campaign at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Mia...
2019-06-27, 18:32

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting be...
2019-06-27, 18:48

John Delaney on Universal Health Care Mr. Delaney, a former congressman from Maryland, argues his proposal would guarantee universal coverage without forcing people to use a government he...
2019-06-27, 18:48

This is how much time moms worry about their baby’s health Moms spend over 1,400 hours worrying about their baby’s health in the first year – that’s over eight weeks of nothing but concern, according to a new...
2019-07-16, 04:16

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has ...
2019-07-13, 23:48

Regret can seriously damage your mental health – here's how to leave it behind The emotion can be all-consuming and destructive, as therapists see only too often. But learning from your mistakes has the power to improve the futu...
2019-06-27, 21:32

‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite t...
2019-05-22, 22:48

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating an...
2019-06-04, 02:16

S&P 500, Dow climb as health insurers, financials gain The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday to close at record highs as health insurers gained after the Trump administration scrapped a plan designed to re...
2019-07-11, 23:32

More New Yorkers covered by health insurance: report The number of New York state residents lacking health insurance has dropped for the eighth consecutive year — bucking a national trend, accordi...
2019-09-13, 03:32

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but her office has insisted that her hea...
2019-07-10, 14:32

Health insurance for world's poorest people David Dror is a driven man. His mission: help the poorest people in the world's poorest countries get basic health insurance by relying on each other...
2019-07-10, 12:48

6 ground rules for health tech startups Strict regulation, complex systems, and long times to market all make health tech a challenging field for startups. Here's how you can you beat the o...
2019-07-08, 00:48

Health warnings on individual cigarettes may cut smoking What if health warnings about the dangers of smoking were on individual cigarettes? Young smokers view these images as unpleasant, uninviting and dep...
2019-08-30, 19:48

'No health problems with chlorinated chicken' - UK's top scientist There is no 'scientific' reason to ban chlorinated chicken or hormone beef in a post-Brexit trade deal with America, a senior government scientist ha...
2019-08-29, 07:48

This Ramadan, Detox Both Your Health and Mind With These Foods A healthy mind resides in a healthy body therefore it is advised to keep our bodies healthy, be it mentally, spiritually, emotionally or physically. ...
2019-05-29, 16:48

4 Your Health: Time is critical for stroke victims Time is critical when paramedics are trying to save a stroke victim. NBC News NBC News- Every year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke. It̵...
2019-06-08, 01:16

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate...
2019-05-25, 12:48

How getting more daylight can improve your mental and physical health Spending less time outside and more time in dim artificial light is disrupting our body clocks and undermining our health. The good news? A little da...
2019-05-29, 13:16

4 Your Health: Measles outbreak continues to grow in U.S. (NBC News)- The measles outbreak in the United States continues to grow. As of last Thursday, the number of cases reached 1,241, according to the Ce...
2019-09-10, 05:32

What Would Giving Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants Mean? Nearly every Democrat running for president supports the idea, a sharp change from even a few years ago. Here’s a look at the policy behind the polit...
2019-07-04, 00:48

Beware the hidden health hazards at your July 4 BBQ Your Fourth of July cookout could be crawling with hidden health dangers. From your picnic table to your pool, Dr. Lawrence Phillips, cardiologist an...
2019-07-02, 09:48

Mother, Daughter Sue France Over Ill Health From Air Pollution A Paris court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by a mother and daughter who, in a legal first in France, are suing the state for damages over ...
2019-05-28, 17:16

From the archive: health and wellbeing advice from 1975 Margaret Thatcher, Barbara Cartland and Yehudi Menuhin offer top tips on dietsThe Observer Magazine issue of 12 January 1975 had a host of articles r...
2019-06-09, 07:32

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling ...
2019-07-02, 23:32

Zika Is Still a Threat. Here Is What Public Health Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countr...
2019-07-02, 20:16

US health officials issue warning about marijuana Federal health officials are issuing a national warning against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize some forms o...
2019-08-30, 01:48

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozen...
2019-08-31, 01:48

New Zealand’s 1st ‘well-being budget’ targets mental health WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government says it will spend billions of dollars more on mental health services and combatting ch...
2019-05-30, 05:48

4 Your Health: Majority of adults may soon be screened for hepatitis C Taking the glass half full approach to life could help you live longer, according to a new Boston University study of more than 70,000 adults. The st...
2019-08-28, 10:16

It’s a huge problem that most health apps are created by men — here’s how to fix that All shades of pink, flowery patterns, dolls, and miniature kitchens — if you’re a woman, you’ll most likely have had all these and more imposed upon ...
2019-09-01, 22:16

Harbaugh wary of mental health use in waivers Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says he thinks players should be able to transfer once without sitting a year but wants them to be honest about their rea...
2019-07-20, 03:48

Apple Is Launching Three New Health Studies, and You Can Participate Today, Apple announced that they are launching three new health studies, and that you’ll be able to sign up via a forthcoming Research app....
2019-09-11, 05:00

Sitting in front of TV may be worse for health than desk job (Reuters Health) - Working at a desk all day may not be as bad for heart health and longevity as sitting in front of a television after hours, accord...
2019-06-28, 01:00

4 Your Health: 3 or more cups of coffee could trigger migraine People who suffer from migraines may want to cut back on caffeine. Researchers from Harvard University tracked 98 adults with a history of migraines....
2019-08-09, 16:00

The microbes in your body might predict your future health We share our bodies with trillions of microbes that are critical to staying healthy, but now scientists are getting a much-needed close look at how t...
2019-05-30, 23:48

NHS creates AI Lab to tackle health care challenges The U.K.'s National Health Service announced the creation of an AI Lab to tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care with machine learning....
2019-08-09, 02:00

There Are Approximately 27.5 Million People in the U.S. Without Health Insurance The segment of the U.S. population without health insurance increased in 2018, according to an annual report from the Census Bureau released Tuesday....
2019-09-11, 14:32

Is Our Obsession with Health Data Making Us Crazy? When Bri Cawsey started wearing a Fitbit, she thought it was simply a “really cool tool” for charting her runs. Slowly but surely, howeve...
2019-05-30, 12:32

Going Without Health Insurance Can Double Your Risk of Bankruptcy When I wrote about calculating the total out-of-pocket cost of your health insurance plan earlier this week, some of you asked why we should bother w...
2019-08-08, 19:00

| DRC ex-health minister questioned over use of Ebola funds Oly Ilunga, who resigned as DR Congo health minister last month, has been questioned as part of an inquiry into the use of public funds earmarked to ...
2019-08-28, 19:48

Your Surgeon’s Childhood Hobbies May Affect Your Health Medical schools are noticing a decline in students’ dexterity, possibly from spending time swiping screens rather than developing fine motor skills t...
2019-05-30, 11:32

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pf...
2019-07-08, 23:48

These are the top five trends shaping the future of digital health BIIThe healthcare industry is in a state of disruption. Digital solutions are becoming a necessary part of the new global standard of care for patien...
2019-07-23, 08:48

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last wee...
2019-07-02, 16:32

4 Your Health: Artificial intelligence diagnosing cancer A new computer program has a success rate of over 90 percent detecting cancer. Artificial intelligence may be able to detect lung cancer before radio...
2019-05-21, 21:48

WHO: More data needed on microplastics’ effects on health The World Health Organization on Thursday urged further research on the effects of microplastics on the environment and human health as a new study h...
2019-08-22, 18:48

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers m...
2019-08-22, 13:16

4 Your Health: Vanity products dangerous to children Vanity products may put young children at risk. NBC News Many of the products we use to look and smell better may be putting young children at risk. ...
2019-06-17, 22:16

4 Your Health: CDC statistics on vaping-related illnesses (NBC News)- Federal health officials have revised the number of cases of vaping-related illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, ther...
2019-09-14, 01:00

Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s D...
2019-06-15, 01:48

4 Your Health: School children are losing weight Preschoolers on the WIC food program are losing weight. NBC News Obesity rates for preschoolers on government food programs have dropped. That is acc...
2019-06-19, 19:48

Cochise Health officials warn of more mosquitoes Cochise County Health and Social Services officials say the Monsoon is bringing out more mosquitoes. The weather increases the risk of getting diseas...
2019-08-17, 14:32

Cities Are Saying 'No' to 5G, Citing Health, Aesthetics---and FCC Bullying Many U.S. municipalities are trying to bar new 5G cell sites from residential areas—in many cases citing health worries unsupported by scientific evi...
2019-08-25, 14:16

Cities Are Saying No to 5G, Citing Health, Aesthetics---and FCC Bullying Many U.S. municipalities are trying to bar new 5G cell sites from residential areas—in many cases citing health worries unsupported by scientific evi...
2019-08-27, 06:16

The Health Issue: Learning From the Lazarus Effect Most clinical trials for cancer drugs are failures. But for a handful of patients, a drug proves to be nearly a cure. What can science learn from the...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Politicians admit mental health struggles Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently delivered confessions that are rare for members of Congress...
2019-06-14, 17:32

Dig for victory: how archaeology can help veterans' mental health Volunteers at Strata Florida Abbey in Wales find they enjoy the work and camaraderieScrabbling around on hands and knees in a muddy trench surrounded...
2019-08-24, 13:16

More evidence links dog ownership to better heart health (Reuters Health) - No one can say if it's the walks or the unconditional love, but there's something about owning a dog that goes hand in hand with b...
2019-09-13, 23:00

4 Your Health: Eating red meat may cost years A new study claims red meat may shorten lives. Adding more red meat to your diet could affect how long you live. That’s according to a new stud...
2019-06-14, 02:01

‘I broke down’: new law will let students take mental health days Move aims to change the culture surrounding mental health at a time when suicide is the second leading cause for death among 15-to-34 year oldsOn a S...
2019-08-27, 00:16

No, a European-style health system isn’t the answer As candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination present their visions for “Medicare for all,” politicians on both sides of the aisle are increasingl...
2019-08-16, 14:00

4 Your Health: Alarming news about mortality in America Deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide are at all time highs. The number of Americans dying from alcohol, drugs and suicide has reached an all time h...
2019-06-12, 21:32

Next-gen Siri may be able to have ‘back and forth’ conversations about health issues A new report from The Guardian reveals that the impending release of iOS 13 will include some interesting updates to Siri. Specifically, the next-gen...
2019-09-08, 21:32

Women's brains work better in warmer offices, study finds Researchers say workplaces may be able to increase productivity by setting thermostat higher Scientists have raised the stakes in the battle of the s...
2019-05-23, 06:16

Hundreds of Google employees call for company to avoid work with ICE and CBP The petition demands Google not provide services to ICE or U.S. Customs and Border Protection until they "stop engaging in human rights abuses.&rdquo...
2019-08-16, 12:32

Japanese women call for ban on mandatory high heels at work Thousands of people have backed a campaign in Japan calling for the government to ban workplaces from including high heels in their mandatory dress c...
2019-06-04, 12:32

Britain's health service is not for sale, says defacto deputy PM Britain's defacto deputy prime minister, David Lidington, said on Wednesday the country's public health service would not be put "up for sale" in any...
2019-06-05, 15:48

Doctors couldn't diagnose my mental health problems. But then they saw my art I was sectioned until painting changed my life. Now I want to help other people heal through embracing their artistic sideI spent nearly 20 years of ...
2019-07-11, 15:48

Wearable tech works like a Band-Aid to monitor health Stanford researchers introduce an innovative, wearable tech device that monitors breathing, heart rate, and movements without batteries, wires, or ch...
2019-08-20, 07:48

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full h...
2019-06-10, 03:48

4 Your Health: New treatment to help people with severe peanut allergies (NBC News)- People with a severe peanut allergy may have a new option to protect themselves from a life-threatening reaction. The treatment is calle...
2019-09-06, 01:32

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
2019-07-23, 07:16

Apple augments its health initiative with another significant acquisition In an effort to further boost its growing health initiative, Apple reportedly acquired startup Tueo Health, which has been working on a system to hel...
2019-05-27, 22:16

Elanco to become No.2 in animal health with $7.6 billion Bayer deal Elanco Animal Health agreed to buy Bayer's veterinary drugs unit on Tuesday in a cash and stock deal valued at $7.6 billion, creating the second la...
2019-08-20, 13:48

Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? Evidence is growing that air pollution is linked to mental health conditions. But it's not clear yet how - and if - pollution may be affecting our br...
2019-08-20, 21:16

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. The...
2019-07-11, 11:48

Do you plan to retire by 50? Great, but can you cover your health care? Don’t let health insurance derail your early retirement. Without a job or Medicare, what health care options remain? A handful, it turns out. ...
2019-06-05, 17:16

France to ban widely used crop fungicide over health concerns France's health and safety regulator has decided to ban a widely used crop fungicide after classifying it as a so-called endocrine disruptor posing r...
2019-05-28, 21:16

Are You Dying?! Ask Two Doctors Your Trickiest Health Questions at 1 PM EDT [Update: Over] Look, we get it. You’re busy. You’ve had that weird nagging pain in your side for a while, or maybe you have questions about your blood pressure—but ...
2019-09-10, 22:00

Cuba reveals health, hotel, other service earnings Cash-strapped Cuba on Friday for the first time published details of its foreign exchange earnings from services such as telecommunications, hotels, ...
2019-08-02, 20:16

Medicus unlocks health data into meaningful insights Artificial intelligence is gaining traction across various fields, especially health care, and with the use of data, it’s turning it into mean...
2019-06-09, 15:16

Distressed Bury fans get mental health support from NHS NHS trust to host session for people experiencing ‘emotional upset’ at football club’s demiseThe NHS is running mental health sessions for distressed...
2019-09-04, 22:00

How baseless fears over 5G rollout created a health scare Misconceptions about the technology and lack of consultation with local communities may have boosted conspiracy theoriesWhen Tonia Antoniazzi stood u...
2019-07-31, 18:48

Strategies: ‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite t...
2019-05-21, 20:16

Try This Summer Drink To Cool Down And Enjoy Its Various Health Benefits Summer is a bittersweet experience as everyone struggles with the scorching weather but relishes every sip of the summer coolers that come with this...
2019-06-10, 14:32

Health Secretary Hancock joins race to succeed UK’s May LONDON (AP) — The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May hasn’t officially begun — but the field of contenders is quickly growing. Health S...
2019-05-25, 15:48

Stop Adding THC To E-Cigarettes, US Health Authorities Tell Citizens Americans who use e-cigarettes should avoid adding substances like cannabis and buying products off the street -- or consider refraining altogether -...
2019-08-31, 22:48

4 Your Health: The women at highest risk of deadly cancer Certain women are more at risk of a deadly form of breast cancer. Certain women may face a higher risk of an aggressive and hard to treat form of bre...
2019-07-09, 20:32

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris was forced to clarify her position on private health insurance again on Friday, an unwelcome dis...
2019-06-28, 23:48

Don’t trust advice from streaming ‘health’ films, experts say Pass the popcorn — and a tinfoil hat. So-called health documentaries promoting sketchy science, snake-oil remedies and dangerous conspiracies are fin...
2019-06-11, 04:16

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public Livongo got its start in 2012 with an offering that included glucose monitors and test strips for people with diabetes. It has subsequently expanded ...
2019-06-28, 17:48

CVS just laid out a big reason why health companies are worried about Amazon Health care companies claim they are not threatened by Amazon's potential foray into the space. A recent lawsuit in which CVS tried to prevent e...
2019-06-20, 22:48

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care...
2019-06-17, 03:16

4 Your Health: Red meat may increase risk of breast cancer A study suggests a plant-based diet is good for your heart. Researchers studied the eating habits of more than 10,000 middle-aged adults for more tha...
2019-08-08, 01:32

Apple offers tool for diabetics that integrates with its Health app Apple has long been rumored to be working on a way for the Apple Watch to noninvasively monitor the blood glucose levels of its users. This reading i...
2019-06-28, 13:48

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease sinc...
2019-06-03, 22:48

Health Department introduces ‘Quickie Labs’ for STI tests Fast-talking, quick-walking New Yorkers will soon also be able to get their STI test results at lightning speed. The Department of Health on Wednesda...
2019-06-13, 05:48

Carondelet Health Network hosting job fair for nurses TUCSON – The Carondelet Health Network is hiring new nurses. Job fairs are being held at Saint Joseph’s and Saint Mary’s hospitals ...
2019-06-05, 15:01

Health-Care Rally Helps Lift Dow Over 27000 The Dow industrials rose, crossing 27000 for the first time, as shares of UnitedHealth Group rallied after the Trump administration dropped its plan ...
2019-07-11, 18:00

Health Watch issued Monday for metro Tucson TUCSON – Due to elevated levels of air pollution of ground-level ozone, Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) has issued a “Health W...
2019-08-06, 05:16

UPS drivers face health risks in trucks without air conditioning TUCSON – It’s happening all over the United States. UPS trucks are not being air-conditioned, and for some drivers, this is causing heat-...
2019-07-20, 21:16

Corbyn rubbishes 'civil service' claims about his health Jeremy Corbyn has angrily questioned the neutrality of the civil service after officials reportedly told a newspaper he was "too frail" to become pri...
2019-06-29, 19:48

Yankees’ Luis Severino gives progress report on his health TORONTO — Luis Severino couldn’t predict when he will throw off a mound, but he knew it had been almost three weeks since he has felt any discomfort ...
2019-06-05, 13:48

The Health Issue: When Do You Give Up on Treating a Child With Cancer? Andrew Levy’s parents knew that the rare and deadly cancer in his blood could not be beaten, so they began to prepare for the worst. Then something m...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Personal Health: Parenting Advice From ‘America’s Worst Mom’ A New York City mother embraces her leading role in a campaign to return to the days when children played and navigated through life without constant...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc on Thursday said it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on nearly 422,600 ...
2019-06-06, 16:01

IBM to Pay Nearly $15 Million for Issues Tied to Maryland's Health Exchange In 2014, the state of Maryland cited problems with software from Cúram, an Irish company IBM acquired in 2011, used to determine consumers’ eligibili...
2019-06-17, 12:32

Peter Frampton opens up about his health issues, new album Peter Frampton is trying to record and perform as much as he can before health issues affect his music.        ...
2019-05-30, 20:16

Madison Co. Health Director Bracing For Rising Costs MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– On July 1st, groups could face huge pension cost increases. LEX 18’s Conroy Delouche talked to one Central ...
2019-06-06, 02:16

Health agreements will benefit thousands in Cochise County COCHISE COUNTY- The Arizona Department of Health Services has renewed an agreement with Cochise Health and Social Services for $583,700, which will g...
2019-09-11, 14:32

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths...
2019-08-23, 04:16

4 Your Health: Overweight teens face heart risk Overweight teens are at risk for rare heart condition later in life. Overweight teens may face a higher risk of a rare but serious heart condition as...
2019-05-29, 21:16

Gun Gun Pixies Is A Silly Erotic Game With A Serious Message About Your Health Gun Gun Pixies for the Nintendo Switch and PC is a third-person shooter-platformer about a pair of miniature aliens learning about human behavior by ...
2019-09-10, 11:32

Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen and vitam...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health profe...
2019-05-29, 19:32

Sanders and Biden Fight Over Health Care, and It’s Personal “Unfortunately, he is sounding like Donald Trump,” Senator Bernie Sanders said of Joe Biden, as the two Democratic candidates spar over one of the mo...
2019-07-18, 20:32

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear th...
2019-07-06, 05:48

Buttigieg focus on mental health resonating in New Hampshire South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is focusing fresh attention on a sweeping mental health plan as the candidate looks to connect with primary voters in...
2019-09-05, 02:32

Oregon allows students to take excused mental health days SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) – Oregon will allow students to take “mental health days” just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused s...
2019-07-22, 21:16

Who gets to give dietary advice? Health coach fights law NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit in Florida highlights the confusion around dietitians and health coaches, and how their qualifications differ. A federal co...
2019-05-30, 19:48

Apple continues health push with three new medical studies Three new studies, available on the Research app later this fall, will explore new areas of medical research. [credit: ...
2019-09-11, 01:32

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majo...
2019-07-10, 02:32

The Latest: Health authorities threaten US Steel shutdown The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Health authorities are threatening to shut down U.S. Steel's suburban Pitt...
2019-06-18, 00:32

MRI, CT scan use continues to rise, in spite of health risks The number of CT, MRI and ultrasound rose between 1 percent to 5 percent from 2012 and 2016, a new study shows, despite a push to reduce unnecessary ...
2019-09-04, 18:00

4 Your Health: Family life impacts kids with Asthma News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde shares the latest health news in Thurday’s 4 Your Health. Watch the video below to learn more....
2019-07-19, 09:00

More Americans Went Without Health Insurance Last Year. It’s the First Increase in Almost a Decade (WASHINGTON) — The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first increase in nearly a decade after covera...
2019-09-11, 01:32

Britain's national health service teams up with Amazon Britain's National Health Service is teaming up with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the governm...
2019-07-10, 10:00

Microplastic pollution is everywhere, but not necessarily a risk to human health Tiny plastic particles known as microplastics are “everywhere – including in our drinking-water”, but they are not necessarily a risk to human health...
2019-08-22, 08:48

Genetic self-experimenting “biohacker” under investigation by health officials Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zay...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Pray Tell has a health scare in a loud, lively Pose Pose loves to put on a show. The series is, in a very broad and maybe boring sense, about the act of performing in general—beyond the balls that make...
2019-07-24, 11:48

4 Your Health: Opioids for ankle sprain not good medicine Guidelines do not recommend prescribing opioids for an ankle sprain. Opioids are often prescribed for ankle sprains despite guidelines against their ...
2019-07-09, 20:32

Five ways to safely research your health symptoms online You need not feel shy about having looked up your condition when you go to see your GP – but neither should you turn it into an ‘internet v doctor’ f...
2019-08-27, 01:16

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countr...
2019-06-19, 11:32

A.I. can improve health care in China, says Ping An Technology CEO Ping An Technology has developed AI-powered services that it claims can predict chronic illnesses and infectious diseases with high accuracy as well ...
2019-07-09, 09:48

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’s doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unstead...
2019-06-19, 16:16

Facebook, YouTube to Act on 'Sensational' Health Cures After Report Facebook and YouTube said they were moving to reduce the spread of misleading health care claims after a report showed the proliferation of bogus can...
2019-07-03, 08:16

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern",...
2019-07-17, 22:32

Downpours, runoff lead to decline in Chesapeake Bay’s health BALTIMORE (AP) — Scientists say the health of America’s largest estuary declined last year due to the effects of record-breaking precipitation....
2019-05-21, 19:32

Facebook is trying to stop spread of bogus health claims Facebook announced Tuesday that it has changed its algorithm to curb the circulation of “misleading health content,” following reports th...
2019-07-02, 18:16

US health giant Centene takes $50m Babylon stake One of America's largest healthcare companies is investing tens of millions of pounds in Babylon Healthcare, the British technology start-up behind a...
2019-08-01, 19:32

Medicine ignored women’s health for years — that’s finally changing Something surprising happened when Edna Haber went to the doctor a few years ago, complaining of dizzy spells and feeling like something was “off.” A...
2019-08-06, 03:32

Washington is latest state to sue over Trump health rule SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington is the latest state to sue President Donald Trump’s administration in hopes of blocking a new rule that lets h...
2019-05-29, 02:00

4 Your Health: City parks bring happiness to visitors There are new recommendations about which women should undergo testing for the breast cancer gene. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says all w...
2019-08-21, 21:16

Oregon approves ‘mental health days’ for students Oregon students will be allowed to take “mental health days” off from school, just as they would sick days, under a new bill signed by the governor. ...
2019-07-22, 10:16

Angela Merkel says she is in good health after third shaking bout German chancellor began trembling at reception for Finnish prime ministerAngela Merkel has insisted she is in good health after experiencing a third ...
2019-07-10, 15:48

Toxic caterpillars spark health scare across Germany People suffer rashes and breathing difficulties as warm weather brings infestationMarauding caterpillars with toxic hairs have brought parts of Germa...
2019-07-05, 19:32

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while i...
2019-06-18, 22:32

NYT: 5G health fears stem from inaccurate, debunked claims Next-generation wireless network rollouts have been delayed in some cities by health concerns based entirely upon junk science, according to a new re...
2019-07-18, 03:48

Amazon fires pose health risks to children: WHO Fires raging in the Amazon pose a risk to health including from respiratory diseases, especially in children, the World Health Organization (WHO) sai...
2019-08-30, 16:16

‘They’re all fighting him’: Trump aides spar with health secretary With health care poised to play a crucial role in the 2020 election, infighting within the Trump administration threatens to derail some of the presi...
2019-06-19, 10:48

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and ch...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Can James Bond survive his encounter with the man from health and safety? Surely 007 will be all the greater if, instead of fighting them, he embraces the ministrations of the HSE inspectorsNews that there has been an explo...
2019-06-06, 18:48

UPDATE 1-CVS to expand health hubs to 1,500 stores by end of 2021 CVS Health Corp said it would offer expanded health services such as nutrition counseling and blood pressure screenings in 1,500 stores by the end of...
2019-06-04, 14:16

4 Your Health: Biggest predictor of substance abuse during pregnancy Depression is the biggest predictor of substance abuse during pregnancy, according to new Canadian study of more than 25,000 expectant mothers. The s...
2019-08-13, 00:32

Democrat front runners divided over health care The leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination have clashed in their first appearance alongside each other in the race to take on ...
2019-09-13, 06:00

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortion...
2019-05-22, 02:32

Cutting Calories May Improve Your Health Even If You’re Not Trying to Lose Weight Calorie restriction is typically associated with weight loss. But a growing body of research suggests a lower-calorie diet may bring a range of other...
2019-07-13, 06:00

Dolphins assistant Caldwell to take leave for health issue Miami Dolphins assistant coach Jim Caldwell will take a leave of absence to address health issues that he says "require my full attention."  &#...
2019-07-13, 19:16

4 Your Health: A type of fruit could be secret to longer lifespan Health experts say doctors should begin screening for drug use. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening their adult patients for...
2019-08-13, 23:32

Big Health wants you to cure your insomnia with its app, then delete it — some investors hate that Digital health investors are most attracted to business models with recurring revenue from users who will continue to use the app or service forever....
2019-06-16, 15:16

Do you have a plan to retire by 50? Great, but can you cover your health care? Don’t let health insurance derail your early retirement. Without a job or Medicare, what health care options remain? A handful, it turns out. ...
2019-06-05, 03:01

Royce White still isn’t buying the NBA’s mental health crusade Of all the players in NBA history who have played exactly three total minutes, none have been talked about more than Royce White. After being selecte...
2019-07-13, 00:32

How South Africa Plans to Fix an Ailing Health System The South African Constitution’s Bill of Rights accords everyone the right to health care. Yet 84% of the nation’s 58.8 million people have no medica...
2019-08-14, 15:32

Squishy Rubik's Cube could help patients monitor their health The squishy Rubik's Cube-like object created by a team of chemists from the US and China is more than just a puzzle toy you can play with. They ...
2019-08-13, 09:32

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled effort...
2019-07-15, 20:16

Health-Insurance Consumers to Get $743 Million in Rebates Under ACA Rule Health insurers are expected to pay out a record $743 million to consumers this month under an Affordable Care Act rule that requires refunds if the ...
2019-09-10, 20:00

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improv...
2019-06-21, 23:16

US Democratic debate rivals slug it out over health care Democratic Party candidates vying to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election thrashed out their differences. Front-runner Joe Biden ca...
2019-09-13, 08:00

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Wor...
2019-08-14, 20:00

"DK Shivakumar's Health First Priority", Says Court, Extends Custody Congress leader DK Shivakumar's Enforcement Directorate custody has been extended till Tuesday by a court in Delhi, with a disclaimer: The former Kar...
2019-09-13, 15:00

'Miracle Mineral Solution' Is Not a Health Treatment—It's Bleach You wouldn’t think we’d need the FDA to tell us not to drink bleach, but here’s the world we live in: if you try to look up alternative treatments fo...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Health Care for All—Unless it Doesn’t You could be forgiven for thinking that AI will soon replace human physicians based on headlines such as “The AI Doctor Will See You Now,&rdquo...
2019-08-13, 21:32

U.S. budget deficit widens; spending up on health, military The U.S. government's deficit widened to $120 billion in July, fueled by increases in spending on health care and the military, according to data rel...
2019-08-12, 22:00

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in respon...
2019-06-21, 01:32

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments Medical officials believe they're so close to a cure for Ebola that they've stopped a drug trial to give Congo patients two new treatments, which the...
2019-08-13, 21:00

Promote health, keep the world safe, serve the vulnerable A warm welcome to all meeting participants! I sincerely regret not being able to join you this week to take part in your discussions. However, I kno...
2019-05-22, 01:32

Magic mushrooms for better health? Psychedelic drugs are having a moment across US Proponents say psychedelics from magic mushrooms hold mental health benefits, but doctors remain cautious.        ...
2019-08-24, 19:16

FCC pitches 9-8-8 as new U.S. suicide prevention, mental health hotline The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved a a measure to create a national three-digit phone number -- similar to 911 for emergencie...
2019-08-16, 13:32

Artificial intelligence-enabled EKG could predict overall health status Artificial intelligence may be able to use EKG data to determine gender, physiologic age and provide a measure of bodily function and overall health ...
2019-08-27, 19:48

Research on children’s health risks in doubt over EPA funds WASHINGTON (AP) — Children’s health researchers say uncertainty about funding from the Environmental Protection Agency is jeopardizing or endin...
2019-05-22, 01:16

The pioneering podcast that's breaking the silence on women's health From IVF to miscarriage, the podcast She Says She's Fine wants women to share their intimate secrets and get informed about sexual and reproductive h...
2019-06-22, 16:16

4 Your Health: Obesity rates in America hit all-time high (NBC News)- A tentative settlement has been reached in lawsuits filed against oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma. The maker of the opioid drug has reache...
2019-09-13, 08:32

Over 1,200 health experts say pharmacare should be in federal election platforms They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced costs everywhere they've been implemented and want to keep nationa...
2019-08-16, 15:32

Bye-bye, guilt: Carbs, booze, chocolate and sex are health boosters Cancel your crack-of-dawn CrossFit class. Your new healthy lifestyle is all about guilty pleasures: booze, bread and lying in bed. That’s the relievi...
2019-06-05, 01:32

FDA proposes health warnings images for cigarette packs, ads A new rule proposed by the FDA would require images to cover the top half of the front and back of a cigarette pack, as well as cover the top 20 perc...
2019-08-16, 16:00

UPDATE 3-Pot producer CannTrust hit by new Health Canada violations Health Canada has found fault with cannabis production at a second CannTrust Holdings Inc facility, a month after the regulator froze sales of severa...
2019-08-12, 16:32

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same a...
2019-07-13, 23:48

Study prompts call for lower fluoride consumption by pregnant women (Reuters Health) - Adding fluoride to the water supply prevents tooth decay, but women who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy may also trim the...
2019-08-20, 02:48

E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked...
2019-08-21, 23:16

UK's Johnson will not form pact with Brexit Party: health minister Incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson will not form an electoral pact with the Brexit Party or seek an early election to gain stronger parlia...
2019-07-24, 11:32

Sea of Solitude review - a dazzling and cathartic exploration of mental health PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One; Jo-Mei Games/Electronic ArtsDespite artless visual metaphors, this is a rare and audacious game that tackles depression ...
2019-07-05, 22:48

4 Your Health: Afternoon naps cut risk of a heart attack or stroke (NBC News)- New research reveals why people tend to gain weight as they get older. Scientists in Sweden studied fat cells in 54 men and women over 1...
2019-09-11, 14:32

Tracking microbes people carry may predict future health WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are getting a close look at how trillions of microbes that normally share our bodies can get out of whack and spur disea...
2019-05-29, 19:48

Free-floating DNA to reveal the health of river and lake ecosystems The mix of DNA floating in rivers and lakes will finally be used to monitor the state of aquatic ecosystems, after years of tests to prove the techni...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Congo police detain former health minister in Ebola probe A former Congolese health minister was taken into custody on Saturday over alleged mismanagement of funds for the country's response to the Ebola epi...
2019-09-14, 16:32

'Worst is still to come': Sizzling Europe battles wildfires, health risks Wildfires raged across Catalonia and French authorities stepped up restrictions on water use and driving in cities as swathes of western Europe remai...
2019-06-27, 20:00

4 Your Health: People dying from cancer down but heart disease deaths up again Fewer people are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. Fewer middle aged adults are dying from cancer but deaths from hear...
2019-05-22, 19:00

One-in-five suffers mental health condition in conflict zones: new UN report More than one-in-five people living in conflict-affected areas suffers from a mental illness, according to a new UN-backed report, prompting the Worl...
2019-06-12, 01:32

Huge New Review of Fracking's Health Hazards Will Help Communities Fight It A sweeping report that evolved from work that helped ban fracking in New York State has been released to help the public fight the practice as it pop...
2019-06-27, 18:48

Fitbit eyes one million new users in Singapore health scheme Fitbit Inc has won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country's citizens a...
2019-08-21, 19:16

Patriots’ David Andrews hospitalized with major health scare Patriots starting center David Andrews reportedly was hospitalized with blood clots in his lungs, and is at risk of missing the entire season. ItR...
2019-08-27, 15:16

Here's how advisors help clients stay on top of health-care costs in retirement From reviewing medications for cheaper alternatives to trying to pinpoint a client's spending instead of ballparking it, some advisors look clos...
2019-05-29, 15:32

Positive childhood experiences tied to better adult mental health Kids who have more supportive experiences with family, friends, and people in their school and community may be less likely to have psychological or ...
2019-09-10, 07:32

Ex-NFL QB Jared Lorenzen 'still very sick' as he battles multiple health issues Former NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen was “fighting for his life” while battling kidney and heart issues as well as an infection and his family offer...
2019-07-03, 20:32

Suicide Kills One Person Every 40 Seconds, Says World Health Organisation World Suicide Day 2019: Suicide Prevention Day: Suicide was the second leading cause of death among young people aged between 15 and 29, after road i...
2019-09-11, 00:00

Osteoporosis: Does poor social life impact bone health? New research suggests that we should pay more attention to a surprising link: that between poor social bonds and the presence of bone loss in older w...
2019-07-11, 02:32

Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder Experts are finally recognizing what parents of “Fortnight” fans have long feared. The World Health Organization has officially added vid...
2019-05-29, 01:32

Health paradox: New diabetes cases fall even as obesity rises The number of new diabetes cases among US adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data r...
2019-05-29, 01:32

Facebook Is Trying to Stop Bogus Health Claims from Spreading Online Facebook is working to limit the reach of posts making “sensational health claims” in an effort to tamp down on misinformation, according...
2019-07-03, 17:48

Mallinckrodt sues U.S. health agencies, sees 10% hit to Acthar gel sales Mallinckrodt Plc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and forecast an about 10% hit to annual net sales of Acthar...
2019-05-21, 19:00

Democrats want to offer health care to undocumented immigrants. Here's what that means Democrats running for president have said they would support extending government health care coverage to undocumented immigrants -- a big shift, sin...
2019-09-11, 19:00

Fitbit will play a key role in Singapore's public health program Never mind getting a fitness tracker through your insurance company -- in Singapore, the government will encourage you to get one. Fitbit has unveil...
2019-08-21, 15:16

Trump says Britain's health service not on table for trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump rowed back comments that Britain's health service could be involved in any future trade deal on Tuesday, after his remark...
2019-06-05, 01:48

After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks bet...
2019-06-05, 01:48

Mayo Clinic Uses AI to Glean Patients' Overall Health From EKG Heart Test Artificial intelligence could help doctors learn more than the condition of a patient’s heart from an electrocardiogram: Applying AI to the heart tes...
2019-08-30, 17:16

4 Your Health: More teens trying to lose weight and preventing Alzheimer’s disease More than a third of older teens in the United States try to lose weight each year. A new government study looked at weight loss attempts of adolesce...
2019-07-18, 08:16

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees Make Health Their Main Goal With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the r...
2019-08-13, 08:00

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare -local radio Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, a major player in the country's transition to democracy since 2011, was taken to a military hospi...
2019-07-25, 01:16

Apple unveils Research app with heart and women’s health studies Apple unveiled the Apple Research app for people to contribute to health studies being conducted with groups like National Institutes of Health.Read ...
2019-09-11, 00:32

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zo...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Stop using all vape products during health investigation, New York warns New York's top health regulator issued an alert against vaping as the state and federal officials continue investigating an outbreak of lung ill...
2019-09-08, 07:16

Sargassum seaweed on Florida beaches contains arsenic and other health hazards Sargassum, the seaweed with small air-filled "berries" that floats in masses on the ocean, emits hydrogen sulfide after it washes up and rots in the ...
2019-07-05, 16:32

Syria: German-funded health facilities hit in government offensive The Syrian government's Idlib offensive has targeted several health facilities funded by Germany, German officials say. The violence in Idlib has kil...
2019-08-23, 12:16

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital of Warsaw to demand higher spending on health care to cut waiti...
2019-06-01, 19:32

London Lab Advances Use of A.I. in Health Care, but Raises Privacy Concerns DeepMind is at the forefront of bringing artificial intelligence to health care. That its parent company is Alphabet raises issues of patient privacy...
2019-07-31, 22:32

Lalu Yadav Unlikely To Be Shifted To Jail Soon Amid Health Issues RJD president Lalu Yadav is unlikely to be shifted to jail any time soon as, according to his doctor, several oh his organs are not functioning as re...
2019-06-23, 02:48