ARCHIVE: June 2020

How Might Hot Summer Days Affect COVID Spread?

TUESDAY, June 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Sunny days are associated with higher rates of COVID-19, likely because they tempt more people outdoors, putting them at increased risk of infection,...

Jailing, Arrest Practices Are Fueling COVID-19 Spread: Study

TUESDAY, June 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- One Chicago jail is linked with nearly 16% of COVID-19 cases in the city and in Illinois, a new study finds. The researchers said their findings show...

Adult Life Tougher for Teens Who Had Controlling Parents: Study

TUESDAY, June 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Back off, Mom and Dad: Teens who feel their parents are overly controlling may have more difficulty with romantic relationships as adults, a new study...

In the COVID Era, Dental Appointments Won't Be the Same

TUESDAY, June 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Dental offices responded to COVID-19 lockdowns in much the same way as other medical professions, halting routine visits and only providing emergency care...

COVID-19 Death Risk 12 Times Higher for Those With Chronic...

TUESDAY, June 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- With U.S. coronavirus cases now past 2 million, a new report finds that COVID-19 is much more lethal for Americans with underlying health issues --...

1 in 5 Worldwide Has Health Issue That Could Mean Worse COVID-19

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- About 1 in 5 people worldwide has a least one underlying health condition that puts them at increased risk of severe COVID-19 illness, researchers say....

Bacteria Differ From Your Cellphones to Your Shoes

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Fears of the coronavirus have put germs on nearly everyone's radar. But a new study points out just how little is known about the microbes that inhabit your...

Tough State Gun Laws Help Save Lives: Study

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- States with the most restrictive mix of gun laws have 11% fewer firearm deaths than those with the least restrictive limits, a new study finds. That...

United We Stand

Dear Team, I recognize and want to acknowledge the pain and challenges we are facing as a community and as a country. The murder of George Floyd is egregious and horrible. The continued acts of...

What Difference Do Calorie Counts on Menus Make?

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Calorie labeling requirements for menus in U.S. restaurant chains could save tens of thousands of lives and billions of dollars in health care and other...

Icky Prescription: Could Hookworms Help Ease MS?

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In a new trial there are hints, but no proof, that a wriggling intestinal parasite might help fight multiple sclerosis. The lowly hookworm has for years...

FDA Pulls Emergency Approval of Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has withdrawn its emergency authorization for the use of two malaria drugs championed by President Donald Trump in the...

AHA News: Brother's Death From Heart Failure Inspires His...

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Yonas Michael didn't know what to think when his younger brother, Daniel, kept saying he felt "funny." "It's like I can really feel my...

Breast Cancer Takes Big Financial Toll on Some Young Patients

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer treatment costs are highest among young and middle-age patients with advanced breast cancer. That's the conclusion of a new analysis of data...

Healthier Meals Could Mean Fewer Strokes, Heart Attacks

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Sticking with a healthy diet can lower your risk for stroke and heart attack, a new study suggests. "Although each healthy eating pattern represents a...

Experts Warn of 'Sound Cannon' Hearing Loss at Protest...

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As Americans take to the streets to protest police brutality, they may face ear-blasting "sound cannons" that can harm their hearing. Sound cannons, or long...

Blood Donors Will Get Results of Coronavirus Antibody Test, Red...

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The American Red Cross will test all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies so donors can learn whether they've been exposed to the new...

Lockdowns Making Things Worse for Obese Americans: Study

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As COVID-19 closed gyms and forced people to hunker down at home, "Quarantine-15" jokes flooded the internet, referring to the weight gain that many...

COVID-19 Can Start With Neurological Symptoms

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- While a fever and cough have seemed to be the early warning signs of COVID-19, new research shows almost half of hospitalized patients experience a host of...

About 1 in 15 Parents 'Hesitant' About Child Vaccines...

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- One-quarter of U.S. parents are hesitant about seasonal flu shots for their kids, and roughly 1 in 15 feel the same way about routine childhood vaccinations...

Pages