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The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Issues New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines
Intensive gadget use may up your risk of carpal tunnel syndrome, study finds
Estimating the absolute risk of breast and ovarian cancer among carriers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations
FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Eating fish at least twice a week may significantly reduce the pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study says.
Prior studies have shown a beneficial effect of fish oil supplements on rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, but less is known about the value of eating fish contai...
FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A new federal report finds that fewer U.S. teens and young adults are indulging in frat-party style drinking because their levels of binge drinking have gone down over the past six years.
But not all teens and young adults are forgoing extra drinks. Fourteen percent of young people from 12 to 2...
FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Senate Republicans' efforts to pass a health-care reform bill designed to undo major parts of the Affordable Care Act are facing push back from at least eight members of their own party.
If that opposition holds, it would scuttle the GOP proposal, released Thursday, to repeal and replace the he...
FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People who spend lots of time on their smartphones may be scrolling, tapping and swiping their way to carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful wrist and hand disorder.
A small study found a link between extended use of smartphones and other hand-held electronic devices and a greater likelihood for exp...
FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- You might think of eye problems like cataracts as signs of old age, but one step you can take now will protect your vision for the future -- and you can do it with style.
We're talking about sunglasses.
Your eyes need to be protected from the dangers of UV light the same way your ski...
FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Braces have long been a kind of geeky right-of-passage -- something that must be endured for a few years to ensure a lifelong smile with straight teeth.
Fortunately, braces have evolved over the years. They've gotten smaller and more options are available for those who need them, according to t...
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