Trump Backs Off Flavored E-Cigarette Ban

Nov. 18, 2019 -- U.S. President Donald Trump's pledge in September to ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes to stem the rise in vaping among young people appears to be weakening. Two months after he made the promise, Trump...

Studies Confirm HPV Shot Is Safe

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The HPV vaccine gives parents a chance to prevent their children from developing some types of cancer, and two new studies reaffirm what past research has found -- the...

Recall: Frozen Cat Food for Salmonella Concerns

Nov. 18, 2019 -- A Utah raw pet food company is recalling one brand of its frozen cat food for concerns it may be contaminated with salmonella. GoRaw LLC, doing business as Steve’s Real Food, has recalled its 2-pound bags...

Diabetes Tougher on Women’s Hearts

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetes might be more deadly for women than men, at least when it comes to heart troubles, new research shows. Heart disease occurs an average of 15 years earlier...

Study Casts Doubt on Angioplasty, Bypass for Many Heart Patients

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, Nov. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Bypass operations, angioplasty and the placement of artery-opening stents: For decades, millions of Americans have undergone these expensive, invasive procedures to help treat clogged vessels. However, the results of...

Why are women using CBD products — and do they work?

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil and other products containing CBD are being touted as a natural, organic remedy for a wide range of women’s health concerns. Sellers of these products make many claims: CBD has calming effects on sleep, mood, and anxiety;...

Cheap, Older Gout Drug Could Be a Lifesaver After Heart Attack

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, Nov. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A cheap drug that's been around for centuries as a gout treatment might also shield heart attack survivors from future heart crises, new trial results show. The drug, colchicine,...

How Therapists Deal With Their Own Family Issues At The Holidays

The holiday season is quickly approaching, which often means spending extended periods of time with family members — possibly even the ones you’ve spent most of the year avoiding. If this sounds like you and your family, you are absolutely...

13 Everyday Ways To Cut Back On Your Smartphone Usage

Enes Evren via Getty Images Spending hours mindlessly scrolling through Instagram or Twitter is not a unique experience. At times it seems there’s no limit to the ways smartphones can make our lives more convenient. We have access to all...

Not Getting Enough Shut-Eye? You Have Plenty of Company

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- More Americans are having trouble falling and staying asleep, and smartphones and technology are probably to blame, researchers report. Their analysis of data from nearly 165,000 adults nationwide showed...
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