Layer Up When Temperatures Plummet

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Two-thirds of the United States is grappling with bitterly cold temperatures as an Arctic front slides across the country, so one emergency doctor offers practical advice for those caught in the…

Don't Let Baby Weight Linger Between Pregnancies

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Gaining too much baby weight is an issue for many pregnant women. What's more, if you don't lose those pounds, they could pose a problem during your next pregnancy, according to a study published…

What's Your Best Diet for 2018? Experts Rate Them

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Your New Year's resolution diet should be based on a well-balanced eating plan that fits your lifestyle, rather than a weird fad replete with food restrictions. That's according to U.S. News &…

What's Your Best Diet for 2018? Experts Rate Them

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Your New Year's resolution diet should be based on a well-balanced eating plan that fits your lifestyle, rather than a weird fad replete with food restrictions. That's according to U.S. News &…

Most Seniors Think Flu Shot a Must for Nursing Home Staff

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- With the flu season in full swing, a new poll shows that almost three-quarters of Americans over the age of 50 think all nursing home employees should get a flu vaccine every year. "We've finally…

Protect Your Heart in Frigid Weather

TUESDAY, Jan. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As an Arctic front envelops much of the United States, the American Heart Association wants folks to know that shoveling snow in sub-freezing temperatures can be hard on the heart, especially for those…

Protect Your Heart in Frigid Weather

TUESDAY, Jan. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As an Arctic front envelops much of the United States, the American Heart Association wants folks to know that shoveling snow in sub-freezing temperatures can be hard on the heart, especially for those…

Keep Fido Warm During Arctic Blast

TUESDAY, Jan. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As an Arctic front brings frigid temperatures to every region of the United States but the Southwest this week, a veterinarian stresses that your canine companion is also at risk in the extreme cold…

Keep Fido Warm During Arctic Blast

TUESDAY, Jan. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As an Arctic front brings frigid temperatures to every region of the United States but the Southwest this week, a veterinarian stresses that your canine companion is also at risk in the extreme cold…

Booze May Help or Harm the Heart, But Income Matters

TUESDAY, Jan. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Alcohol's effect on heart health, good or ill, may rely in part on the drinker's income, new research suggests. For example, the study of more than 200,000 Norwegian adults found that having a…

Booze May Help or Harm the Heart, But Income Matters

TUESDAY, Jan. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Alcohol's effect on heart health, good or ill, may rely in part on the drinker's income, new research suggests. For example, the study of more than 200,000 Norwegian adults found that having a…

Special Baby Formula Doesn't Seem to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

MONDAY, Jan. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A specially prepared baby formula does not protect children with a genetically high risk for type 1 diabetes, according to new research. The study focused on babies born to families in which one…