Women often use hormone therapy to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms — and new research suggests patches or creams may be safer for their blood pressure than pills.
The Vatican says Pope Francis' condition is stable and is following the regular post-operative course of recovery following a three-hour operation to remove intestinal scar tissue and repair a hernia in his abdominal wall. The Vatican says he is drinking liquids, received the Eucharist and e…
When your focus is on engaging and strengthening your muscles, you wouldn’t immediately book yourself into a yoga class. However, boosting fitness and strength within your yoga practice is possible. Buzz60’s Chloe Hurst has the story!
Skincare is a never-ending exercise in patience and in grace. Those of us with sensitive skin know that forethought and research have to go into every purchase and every new product and when it comes to sun-screen, finding the perfect formula can be a challenge, especially if you’re prone to…
Intense smoke blanketed the northeastern United States for a second day Wednesday, turning the air a yellowish gray and prompting warnings for people to stay inside and keep windows closed. The smoke is flowing from dozens of wildfires burning in several Canadian provinces. The effects reach…
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There are all kinds of different types of sunscreen on the market, Body sunscreen, face sunscreen and even tinted sunscreen. Different types of formulas work for different people, so it;s important to choose the kind of protection solution that's right for you and your skin type. But is ther…
Pope Francis is going the hospital for surgery on his intestine, two years after he had 33 centimeters (13 inches) of his colon removed because of an inflammation and narrowing of the large intestine. He left the Vatican shortly after 11 a.m. The Vatican said Francis, 86, would be put under general anesthesia and would be hospitalized for several days. Earlier Wednesday, the pontiff presided over his weekly general audience. The 86-year-old pope spent three days at the hospital in late March. Initially, the Vatican said he had gone in for scheduled tests, but the pontiff later revealed he had felt pain in his chest and was rushed to the hospital, where bronchitis was diagnosed. He was put on intravenous antibiotics and was released April 1, quipping that he was “still alive.”
Whether children were breastfed as infants and for how long may have an impact on their test scores when they are adolescents, according to new research.
Does your kid need a break from smartphones? Plus, sick restaurant workers fuel foodborne illness, and more health news
A psychiatrist from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston offers some tips for making sure smartphones and tablets are put to good use and not used to excess. Here's that and more health news.
Aviation experts are citing a loss of oxygen as a possible theory for why an unresponsive business jet flew over the nation’s capital Sunday before crashing in rural Virginia. Investigators are just beginning to look for answers. The Cessna Citation took off from Elizabethton, Tennessee, and headed for Long Island’s MacArthur Airport. Once over Long Island, it turned around and flew a straight path over Washington, D.C. before crashing in a mountainous part of Virginia. Federal investigators said Monday that the pilot and three passengers were killed.
While drinking alcohol can help you fall asleep, it has been proven that this results in less quality sleep overall.
MONDAY, June 5, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Ticks are extremely resilient even when temperatures vary wildly, according to scientists who are working to better understand the spread of Lyme disease.
MONDAY, June 5, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Summer vacation has begun for some families and screen use may already feel like too much.
While physicians mostly applauded a government-appointed panel’s recommendation that women get routine mammography screening for breast cancer starting at age 40, down from 50, not everyone approves.
Doctors are showing they are reluctant to practice in places where making the best decision for a patient could result in huge fines or even a prison sentence.
A new study suggests racial bias built into a common medical test for lung function is likely leading to fewer Black patients getting care for breathing problems.
FRIDAY, June 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Medicare will soon cover a new class of drugs for Alzheimer disease if they receive full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, with some key limits.
Millions of Americans have admitted to not taking their medication as prescribed in order to save money. Most adults between the ages of 18 and 64 took some form of prescription medication in the past year. It has been found that roughly 8% (9.2 million) have skipped doses, delayed prescript…
FRIDAY, June 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- In 2021, 8.2 percent of adults aged 18 to 64 years taking prescription medications reported not taking medication as prescribed due to cost, according to a June data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics.
Consumers are being warned not to use versions of the popular weight-loss drug used in Ozempic and Wegovy that are sold online because they might not contain the same ingredients as prescription products and may not be safe or effective.
Thinning hair is a burden that a lot of men have to deal with as they grow older. While there is certainly no shame in it happening, there are ways to take care of thinning hair that have huge benefits.
Early on the morning of Dec. 23, 2022, Dr. Majed Jandali performed his 3000th surgical procedure using robotic technology and the surgical equipment of the da Vinci robot.
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From a young age, Betsabe Castillo knew she wanted to go to college.
Dev Shah is the champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The 14-year-old from Largo, Florida, had his spelling career interrupted by the pandemic, then didn't make it out of his regional bee last year. He was brimming with confidence in his final opportunity, asking precise questions about obscure Greek roots. His winning word was “psammophile,” and his root knowledge made it a layup. Dev takes home the winner's trophy and more than $50,000 in cash and prizes. Charlotte Walsh, a 14-year-old from Arlington, Virginia, was the runner-up.
Weight-loss meds like Ozempic may help curb addictive behaviors, but drugmakers aren’t running trials to find out
Some doctors say that when it comes to addictive behaviors, an effect on alcohol use is the most common thing they hear from people taking Ozempic or similar medicines.
Cheri Ferguson is one of many people taking Ozempic and similar drugs for weight loss who say they've also noticed an effect on their interest in addictive behaviors like smoking and alcohol.
THURSDAY, June 1, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Births to teen moms in the United States reached a historic low in 2022, dropping 3% from the previous year, a new government report shows.
Even though most of us get to sleep every day, it is surprisingly difficult to get a good night's sleep as we age. Here are a few habits you can add to your routine to try and get the most out of your time in bed.
Heatstroke occurs when the body can’t cool itself down and its temperature rises quickly.
THURSDAY, June 1, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who devote some of their free time to volunteer work may not only help others, but also themselves.
WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified the oldest cases of plague in Britain to date, with DNA that is 4,000 years old.