ARCHIVE: June 2020

Where Are Kids Getting the Most 'Empty Calories'?

MONDAY, June 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. children and teenagers are still downing too many "empty calories" -- primarily from sugary beverages, sweets and pizza, a new government study finds....

COVID-19 Rates May Be Lower Than Thought for Pregnant Women

MONDAY, June 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests the rate of COVID-19 among pregnant women without symptoms is much lower than previously reported. Fewer than 3% of asymptomatic...

Drug Could Boost Survival From Lung Cancer Affecting Non-Smokers

MONDAY, June 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The drug Tagrisso could offer hope to patients battling a form of lung cancer that typically hits people with little or no history of smoking, a new trial...

Parents Unaware of Young Kids' Smartphone Use: Study

MONDAY, June 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Preschoolers may spend more time on smartphones or tablets than their parents realize, and some use apps intended for teens and adults, researchers report. A...

As Postponed Surgeries Resume, Can U.S. Hospitals Handle the...

MONDAY, June 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- For months, the coronavirus pandemic forced hospitals to delay elective surgeries as doctors turned their attention to treating COVID-19 patients, but the...

COVID 'Immunity Passports:' Not Ready for Prime Time?

MONDAY, June 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A grieving widower played by Matt Damon flashes a shiny coded wristband for security guards to scan in the 2011 movie "Contagion." After a quick beep and a...

Most Americans Still More Worried About COVID-19 Spread Than the...

MONDAY, June 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As the number of U.S. coronavirus cases neared 1.8 million on Monday, a new poll shows that a majority of Americans still think it's more important to control...

Coronavirus Was Already Spreading in U.S. in January: Study

SATURDAY, May 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- More evidence has surfaced that the COVID-19 coronavirus was circulating in the United States as much as a month prior to the first confirmed local case in...

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