TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A South Dakota program that requires people involved in alcohol-linked crimes to stay away from booze and be closely monitored for drinking appears to reduce deaths, a new study finds.
TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Air pollution can increase the risk of premature death, even decades later, one of the longest running air pollution studies suggests.
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The thousands of babies born in Brazil with abnormally small heads and brains — believed to be caused by infection in the womb with the Zika virus — typically face a lifetime of health challenges, doctors say.
TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Experts are warning about the dangers of a potentially deadly homemade concoction known as “dewshine,” which is a mixture of racing fuel and Mountain Dew, a soft drink.
Photo: Getty Images Whether you tuned in to watch the entire Super Bowl, or just to see Queen Bey slay her half-time performance (Yes, Chris Martin and Bruno Mars performed too, but, well, you know…), chances are you caught a couple of the now infamous commercials.
TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Early treatment with the antiviral drug Tamiflu (oseltamivir) may shorten hospital stays for pregnant women with the flu, especially those who are severely ill, new research suggests.
Photo: Getty Images It’s no secret that your late-night social media habit can interfere with your rest.
TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Eye defects may occur in babies born with microcephaly that seems to be linked to infection with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, researchers report.
By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Veterans Affairs hospitals seem to do just as well as other U.S.
You read it here first: The African baobab fruit is ready for superfood stardom. Studies suggest that it’s brimming with fiber and antioxidants.
Photo: Getty Images The Jenner girls aren’t exactly shy about sharing their entire beauty routines, and believe us, we’re very thankful for that.
Photo: Getty Images Lyme disease is an infection caused by a bacteria passed to humans from infected blacklegged ticks, and according to a new report from United States health authorities, there’s now a new culprit.
Getty Images TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Researchers are working on a faster light-based therapy to prevent jet lag.
Getty Images By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) — REM (rapid eye movement) sleep is the phase when dreams are made, and a lack of good REM sleep has long been associated with chronic insomnia.
Photo: Getty Images By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Women who survive breast or thyroid cancer are linked to an increased risk for the other, according to a new analysis.
TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A new Lyme disease-causing bacteria has been identified in the United States, and it may bring even worse symptoms, health officials said.
By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Car crashes, shootings and drug overdoses, which cause more than 100,000 deaths a year in the United States, may explain why Americans’ life expectancy is lower than in similar countries, a new study suggests.
Photo: Getty Images Lena Dunham announced yesterday that she’ll be canceling all of her Girls press appearances at the urging of her doctors, as she continues to battle endometriosis. “I am currently going through a rough patch with the illness and my body (along with my amazing doctors) let me know, in no uncertain terms, that it’s time to rest,” she wrote in identical posts on Instagram and Facebook.
The latest batch of skin-care products is coming up roses—and sunflowers, marigolds, and orange blossoms.
Photo: Getty Images One key to avoiding injury: releasing tight muscles before stretching. “If a muscle is jammed up or restricted, you won’t be able to stretch it as fully, because the movement will be limited,” says David Reavy.