Health Tips

Another Reason to Use Your CPAP Machine

Apr 13, 2018
Sticking with your sleep apnea treatment may help keep you out of the hospital, a new study found. In this new study, patients who didn't properly use their continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines were more likely than those...

Salt and Your Heart

Apr 06, 2018
Other nutrients in your diet may not counteract the harmful effects of sodium (salt) on blood pressure, according to a new study. This new study followed more than 4,600 men and women between 40 and 59 years of age in Japan, China, the...

Teen Drinking May Have Long-Term Effects

Mar 30, 2018
Drinking alcohol in your late teen years could lead to liver problems in your adult years, according to a new study. This new study examined more than 49,000 Swedish men between the ages of 18 and 20 over 39 years of follow-up. It found...

The Benefits of Exercise After Breast Cancer

Mar 23, 2018
Aerobic exercise and resistance training could help women who have survived breast cancer live longer, according to a new study. This research found that exercise among survivors of breast cancer could reduce the risk of heart disease,...

How Screen Time Affects Teens' Emotions

Mar 16, 2018
Teens who spend more time in front of a screen may be more likely to feel unhappy, according to a new study. Time spent video chatting, using social media, texting and playing games on phones, computers and tablets was tied to reduced...

Opioid Cough Medicines: No Longer for Kids

Mar 09, 2018
After a new US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision, opioid cough and cold medications will no longer be indicated for children. Their use in this age group is not recommended. The FDA is limiting the use of prescription cough and...