Is Melanoma Suspected? Get 2nd Opinion From Specialist, Study Says

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Melanoma is the most lethal type of skin cancer, and a new study finds that the diagnosis of a suspect lesion gains accuracy when a specialist pathologist is brought...

Vision Problems Strike More Than 2 Billion Globally

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- More than 2 billion people worldwide suffer vision problems that range from impairment to blindness, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO). And at least...

Suicide Attempts Rising Among Black Teens

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Historically, black teenagers in the United States have had lower suicide rates than whites. But a new study finds that more black teens have been attempting suicide in recent...

Frequent Male Pot Use Linked to Early Miscarriages

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Men who use marijuana at least once a week are twice as likely to see their partner's pregnancy end in miscarriage, compared to those who use no pot, new...

Girl With Cerebral Palsy Takes 1st Unassisted Steps

A Texas mom is calling her young daughter her hero after the 6-year-old took her first steps without a walker or braces -- and video of the emotional moment has gone viral. Lovely Johnson posted a video on Facebook of...

This Is What It Means If You Get Constant Ringing In Your Ears

Have you ever experienced ringing, buzzing, hissing or other noises that no one else around you seems to hear — and you wonder whether you’re making it up in your mind? The truth is, you’re probably not imagining things. But...

4 Affordable Massage Guns To Add To Your Workout Recovery Routine

HuffPost may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. HuffPost x StackCommerce Four affordable massage guns to browse. Many of us have benefited from a good massage at some point, whether you’re a dedicated athlete or...

Antibiotic-resistant urinary tract infections are on the rise

There is a global crisis of antibiotic resistance, and urinary tract infections (UTIs) may be the canary in the coal mine. UTIs are one of the most common types of infections; at least one in two women and one in...

Nurse Pens Powerful Post About Flu Shot

Facebook, Amanda Catherine Bitz, Ocober 7, 2019. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Flu Symptoms & Diagnosis.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Update: Influenza Activity — United States and Worldwide, May 19–September 28, 2019, and Composition of the 2020...

By Mid-Century, Heat Waves Could Cover Far Bigger Areas

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change could trigger much bigger heat waves by mid-century, U.S. researchers report. Previous research has predicted that the number and intensity of heat waves will increase, but this...
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