Health


U.S. Fertility Rates Hit Record Low in 2017

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — American women continue to wait longer to have children. Birth rates fell for nearly all age groups of women younger than 40 in 2017, sending overall fertility rates…


Pools, Hot Tubs Can Harbor Dangerous Germs

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds may be synonymous with summertime fun, but they also can be breeding grounds for dangerous germs that could make you violently ill….


Non-Opioid Treatment Approved for Opioid Withdrawal

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat symptoms of opioid withdrawal. Withdrawal from an opioid painkiller can trigger symptoms including…



Could New Pig Virus Pose Threat to People?

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new virus found in pigs may pose a threat to people, new research suggests. Researchers found the virus was able to infect cultured human cells and cells…



Fewer Money Worries Can Pay Off in Better Health

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s no secret that money worries can lead to health issues, so reducing monthly bills is a great goal. But it’s also important to know that some so-called…


Scientists Are Targeting the Common Cold

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — British researchers have developed a molecule they claim could make colds a thing of the past. In lab tests, this molecule blocked viruses that cause colds and prevented…


What Makes Up the American Gut?

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Want a healthy gut? New research suggests you should eat plenty of fruits and veggies, avoid antibiotics and take care of your mental health. These are the latest…